Cases and Materials on Federal Indian Law

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Thomson/West, Dec 31, 2004 - Law - 1037 pages
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Part I covers the history of federal Indian law and policy, including material on the history of the European "Doctrine of Discovery" and American Indian rights; the formative years (1789?1871); and a century of shifting policy (1871?present). Part II covers federal Indian law in its contemporary perspective, including material on the following topics: the federal tribal relationship; tribal sovereignty, federal supremacy, and states' rights; the jurisdictional framework; criminal and civil court jurisdiction; taxation and regulation of reservation economic development; Indian religion and culture; water rights; fishing and hunting rights; rights of Alaska natives and native Hawaiians; and comparative and international legal perspectives.

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Contents

Table of Cases
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Indians and Indian Law
1
B American Indians TodayAn Overview
9
Copyright

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About the author (2004)

Getches is the Raphael J. Moses Professor of Natural Resources Law at the University of Colorado School of Law.

Charles Wilkinson, the author of twelve books and Distinguished University Professor at the University of Colorado, is a former attorney with the Native American Rights Fund. He lives in Boulder, Colorado.

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