The Rights of Indians and Tribes: The Authoritative ACLU Guide to Indian and Tribal Rights

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Southern Illinois University Press, 2002 - Law - 421 pages
4 Reviews

This informative guide thoroughly discusses the legal powers of Indian tribes; civil and criminal jurisdiction on Indian reservations; Indian hunting, fishing, and water rights; taxation in Indian country; the Indian Civil Rights Act; the Indian Child Welfare Act; and tribal jurisdiction over non-Indians.

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User Review  - hovercraftofeels - LibraryThing

This is a great reference for the basis of tribal policy and federal Indian law. Pevar does a great job explaining some of the most difficult material using language which anyone can understand. I definitely recommend this to anyone wanting a reference book for Indian policy. Read full review

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User Review  - Julia Orloff - Goodreads

A good reference book to have on your shelf when referring to the complexities of federal Indian law. Concise, and easy to navigate. Read full review


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Stephen L. Pevar is a Senior Staff Counsel for the ACLU. He has taught at the Univer­sity of Denver School of Law and lectured extensively on the subject of Indian and tribal rights.

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