Problems faced by Native Americans

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Problems Faced by Native Americans Placed on Reservations The discovery of gold in the west caused an immense migration during the last half of the nineteenth century. This migration caused Native Americans to be forced on to reservations, which was detrimental to their society. As a result of this relocation, Native Americans have faced and will continue to face many problems including alcoholism and suicide. Michael Dorris’s novel, A Yellow Raft in Blue Water, …

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…way the suicide programs failed, these did just about the same. As one can clearly seen Native Americans faced many problems. These are problems which all break down to their placing onto reservations. The main problems, alcohol and suicide, are problems in which many people, not only Native Americans, have faced or will face sometime in their lifetime. The one difference is that these non-natives will never be in such great numbers as the Indians.