detribalize


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cause members of a tribe to lose their cultural identity

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Until very recently, the main thrust of federal policy was to break up the extended family, the clan structure, to detribalize and assimilate Indian populations.
Ironically, as Professor Williams notes, termination had the opposite effect in its attempt to detribalize.