THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary (Detroit, Michigan)
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES DONALD FIXICO TO THE NATIONAL COUNCIL ON THE HUMANITIES The President today announced his intent to nominate Donald Fixico
as a member of the National Council on the Humanities.
Dr. Donald L. Fixico, of Baldwin City, Kansas, is Professor of History and Director of the Indigenous Nations Studies Graduate Program at the University of Kansas. He has also served as an Exchange Professor at universities in England and Germany. Among his publications are three books, Termination and Relocation: Federal Indian Policy, 1945-1960, Urban Indians, and The Invasion of Indian Country in the Twentieth Century: American Capitalism and Tribal Natural Resources. A number of other works are in progress, including The Urban Indian Experience in America scheduled for publication this October.
Mr. Fixico received a B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Oklahoma.
The National Council on the Humanities is responsible for advising the Chair with respect to the policies, programs and procedures necessary for the operation of the National Endowment for the Humanities. In addition, the Council reviews applications for the awarding of grants and makes recommendations to the Chair. Staff support and funding for the council are provided by the National Endowment for the Humanities.