chapter  5
Self-Determination, Regulation, and Tribal Governments
ByErin Hogan Fouberg
Pages 43

While the Supreme Court heard diminishment cases, the tide of Indian policy was turning again on Capitol Hill. It began with an address President Lyndon B. Johnson delivered to Congress in 1968. Believed to be the first address dealing solely with Indian affairs ever offered by a president to Congress, Johnson proposed a policy of self-determination for American Indian tribes. 1