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The goal of the Dawes Act of 1887 was to
get Natives to move off the reservations and settle in urban areas.
get Native Americans to migrate from Oklahoma to other reservations out west.
"Americanize" the Natives and have them become farmers.
increase Native American tribal loyalties and pride in their heritage.
move Natives off the reservations and return to a nomadic lifestyle, so that they would be more self-sufficient.