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On a number of occasions friends have asked me, "Why don't The VANGUARD, the Valparaiso Institute on Human Relations, and the Lutheran Human Relations Association of America feature human relations as they affect our American Indians?" The answer usually given was something to this effect: "The principles involved, and enunciated by us, are applicable to all racial and ethnic groups. What is God-pleasing in Caucasian-Negro relations applies with equal force to white-Indian relations. We speak or write about Caucasian-Negro relations more than about relations between other groups primarily because we have some 16 million Negroes in our country as compared with, for example, approximately 400,000 American Indians. Our Indians are largely far away from our major population centers and for this reason are little known and spoken of."