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Native American Sovereignty On Trial
     

Native American Sovereignty On Trial

by Bryan Wildenthal, Charles L. Zelden (Editor)
 

A survey of Native American tribal law and its place within the framework of the U.S. Constitution from colonial times to today's headlines.

• Carefully edited original texts of various major Supreme Court opinions and historic legal documents including the Cherokee decisions of the 1830s, the U.S.–Navajo Treaty of 1868, and the California Tribal

Overview

A survey of Native American tribal law and its place within the framework of the U.S. Constitution from colonial times to today's headlines.

• Carefully edited original texts of various major Supreme Court opinions and historic legal documents including the Cherokee decisions of the 1830s, the U.S.–Navajo Treaty of 1868, and the California Tribal Gaming Compact of 2000

• A chronology of key events in the history and development of American Indian tribal governments and their relationship with U.S. and state governments

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"Recommended. General readers and college students of all levels." - Choice

"[W]ritten for Indian and non-Indian students who are interested in understanding Indian life and as a general reference for law students and lawyers . . . This work should be required reading in order to develop a basic understanding of the historical basis of Indian sovereignty and the legal issues that have in the past threatened and continue to threaten Indian nations." - American Reference Books Annual

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781576076248
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/24/2003
Series:
On Trial Series
Pages:
359
Sales rank:
1,001,001
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Bryan H. Wildenthal is associate professor of law and director of the Center for Law and Social Justice at Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego, CA.

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