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Main Title The rights of Indians and tribes /
Author Pevar, Stephen L.
Publisher Oxford University Press,
Year Published 2012
OCLC Number 730413883
ISBN 9780199795352; 0199795355
Subjects Indians of North America--Legal status, laws, etc ; Indian country (United States law) ; Tribal government ; Federal-Indian trust relationship ; LAW--Civil Rights ; LAW--General ; SOCIAL SCIENCE--Ethnic Studies--Native American Studies ; Indianer ; Medborgerliga fri- och r├Ąttigheter ; CIVIL AND POLITICAL RIGHTS ; SELF-DETERMINATION OF PEOPLES ; MINORITIES ; LAWS AND REGULATIONS ; INDIGENOUS PEOPLES ; AMERINDIANS ; Indians of North America--Civil rights
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ESAM  KF8210.C5P48 2012 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 07/29/2013 STATUS
Edition 4th ed.
Collation xiv, 522 pages : map ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 367-503) and index.
Contents Notes
Federal Indian Law encompasses nearly 400 Indian treaties, hundreds of federal statutes, and thousands of court decisions. Incorporating a user-friendly question-and-answer format, veteran legal counsel Stephen Pevar addresses the most significant legal issues facing Indians and Indian tribes, including tribal sovereignty, the federal trust responsibility, the regulation of non-Indians on reservations, Indian treaties, the Indian Civil Rights Act, the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act, and the Indian Child Welfare Act. This fully updated new edition includes new information on recent legislation and judicial decisions as well as an introduction by John Echohawk, Executive Director of the Native American Rights Fund. Map: Indian Reservations and Communities in the United States -- A History of Federal Indian Policy -- Definitions: Indian, Indian Tribe, Indian Country, and Indian Title -- The Trust Responsibility -- Indian Treaties -- Federal Power over Indian Affairs -- Tribal Self-Government -- State Power over Indian Affairs -- Criminal Jurisdiction in Indian Country -- Civil Jurisdiction in Indian Country -- Taxation -- Indian Hunting and Fishing Rights -- Indian Water Rights -- Civil Rights of Indians -- The Indian Civil Rights Act -- The Unique Status of Certain Indian Groups -- Indian Gaming -- The Indian Child Welfare Act -- Judical Review.