Crow Dog's Case: American Indian Sovereignty, Tribal Law, and United States Law in the Nineteenth Century

Crow Dog's Case: American Indian Sovereignty, Tribal Law, and United States Law in the Nineteenth Century

by Sidney L. Harring

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521415637
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 01/28/1994
Series: Cambridge Studies in North American Indian History Series
Pages: 317
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments; 1. A High Pretension of Savage Sovereignty; 2. Corn Tassell: State and Federal Conflict over Tribal Sovereignty; 3. American Indian Law and the Indian Nations: The Creek Nation, 1870-1900; 4. Crow Dog's Case; 5. Imposed Law and Forced Assimilation: The Legal Impact of the Major crimes Act and the Kamaga Decision; 6. Sitting Bull and Clapox: The Application of Bia Law to Indians Outside of the Major Crimes Act; 7. The Struggle for Tribal Sovereignty in Alaska, 1867-1900; 8. The Legal Structuring of Violence: American Law and the Indian Wars; 9. Conclusion.

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