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American Indians and the Law (The Penguin Library of American Indian History)

By: N. Bruce Duthu

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Viking: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15769

ISBN: 0670018570

Condition: Used - Like New


The history and politics of American Indians? unique constitutional status from a renowned scholar Few Americans know that Indian tribes have a legal status unique among America's distinct 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 mon... View more info