Red Man's Land/white Man's Law: The Past and Present Status of the American Indian

الغلاف الأمامي
University of Oklahoma Press, 1995 - 314 من الصفحات

Red Man's Land/White Man's Law is a history of the legal status of the American Indians and their land from the period of first contact with Europeans down to the present day. It begins with the efforts of colonial authorities-Spanish, British, and French-to deal with tribal sovereignty and carries the discussion of U. S. -Indian legal relations through the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Tribal sovereignty was eroded from the very beginning, but more recently it has emerged as a powerful force in American and Canadian law and touches upon many current legal issues, such as land allotment and land claims; definitions of Indian status; hunting, fishing, and water rights; and tribal relations with Congress, the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and the Canadian government. First published in 1971, this second edition contains a new preface and an extensive afterword discussing important legal events and issues in the last twenty-five years, making this a complete, up-to-date survey of legal relations between the United States and the American Indian.

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PR E FA C E TO T H E S E COND E D IT
4
The Indian Claims
101
Land and its Descent
150
Hunting Fishing and Water
193
Congress and the Indian
214
FOOTNO T E S
279
IND E X 2
301
حقوق النشر

طبعات أخرى - عرض جميع المقتطفات

عبارات ومصطلحات مألوفة

حول المؤلف (1995)

Wilcomb E. Washburn is Director of the American Studies Program at the Smithsonian Institution.

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