Currently there are over 300 federally recognized Indian Reservations spread out around the United States. An important part of understanding Native American culture is learning how the reservations were established and the struggles they have endured.
I found a great resource for those wishing to complete optional requirement #22 of the Native American Merit Badge. Check out the US Department of Interior Indian Affairs website at www.IndianAffairs.gov
The FAQ’s tab has information directly related to this requirement.
I hope you find this resource helpful. If you are looking for additional assistance with the Native American merit badge, check out these resources:
NOTE: The requirements have been simplified here. Please be sure to read the full text in the American Heritage Girl Handbook to make sure you fully understand the requirements