Personal adjustment of Navajo Indian migrants to Denver, CO.


Urban migration creates many adjustment problems for those American Indian who find economic opportunities on their reservations inadequate. Their extremely high rate of arrest in comparison with other urban groups, usually related to alcohol drinking, illustrates the extent of their difficulties. This report discusses the results of an investigation of 259 male Navajo Indian migrants to Denver; it is clear that a number of economic, social, and psychological pressures contribute to these problems.

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Colorado CO