From PBS: In 1950, the average Native American on a reservation earned $950. The average black person earned $2,000, and the average white person earned almost $4,000 — over four times more than Indians.
The link below is to The United States Attorneys’ Bulletin that is published by the Executive Office for United States Attorneys (EOUSA). The bulletins date back to 1953 and detail the shifting horror story of discrimination and genocide that created the USA. The Native Americans battle for their land around 1953 was all but over and laws that restricted their livelihoods over a horrific history began being lifted. Around the same time the racial discrimination and civil rights issues were beginning to bloom. Read the archives of these events here: