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The Resource American Indians and the law, N. Bruce Duthu

American Indians and the law, N. Bruce Duthu

Label
American Indians and the law
Title
American Indians and the law
Statement of responsibility
N. Bruce Duthu
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Indian tribes have a legal status unique among America's racial and ethnic groups: they are also sovereign governments that engage in governmental relations with Congress. The self-rule of Native tribes long predates the founding of the United States, and that peculiar status has led to legal and political disputes--with vast sums of money hanging in the balance. From cigarette taxes to control of environmental resources to gambling law, the history of American Indians and American law has been one of clashing values and sometimes uneasy compromise. In this account, Native American scholar N. Bruce Duthu explains the landmark cases in Indian law of the past two centuries and demonstrates their common thread throughout history, giving us an accessible entry point into a vital facet of Indian history.--From publisher description
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Cataloging source
DLC
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Duthu, N. Bruce
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
The Penguin library of American Indian history
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Federally recognized Indian tribes
  • Indians of North America
  • Indians of North America
Label
American Indians and the law, N. Bruce Duthu
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 247-258) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The dignity of tribal governments -- 1978 : a watershed year in Indian law -- Creeping constitutionalism from the temple -- Identifying the contours of Indian country -- Stewards of the natural world -- Revitalizing tribal economies -- Individual rights and tribal communal interests -- A question of institutional fit -- Avoiding mistakes of the past -- Conventions on tribal sovereignty
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xxx, 270 pages
Isbn
9780670018574
Lccn
2007018930
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)128236836
Label
American Indians and the law, N. Bruce Duthu
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 247-258) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The dignity of tribal governments -- 1978 : a watershed year in Indian law -- Creeping constitutionalism from the temple -- Identifying the contours of Indian country -- Stewards of the natural world -- Revitalizing tribal economies -- Individual rights and tribal communal interests -- A question of institutional fit -- Avoiding mistakes of the past -- Conventions on tribal sovereignty
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xxx, 270 pages
Isbn
9780670018574
Lccn
2007018930
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)128236836

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