American Indians: Answers to Today's Questions

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University of Oklahoma Press, 2001 - History - 494 pages
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Who is an Indian? Who is a Native American?

What are Indian self-determination and sovereignty?

What defines an Indian tribe?

These and more than one hundred other questions are asked and answered in this critically acclaimed overview of Indian country. The second edition of Jack Utter’s classic work covers the hottest issues facing American Indians today--tribal sovereignty, gaming, water rights, treaty rights, cultural rights, and the evolving history of federal Indian policy. Revised and updated with many new questions, eight new illustrations, historical and contemporary maps, three hundred new references, and informative tables, American Indians provides the best single source available today on a variety of Indian country issues, past and present.

  

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A great reference book when writing a research paper. It is very clearly organized and helpful.

Contents

V
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VI
21
VII
25
VIII
57
IX
79
X
93
XI
132
XII
169
XIX
338
XX
361
XXI
378
XXII
383
XXIII
413
XXIV
417
XXV
419
XXVI
425

XIII
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XIV
239
XV
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XVI
291
XVII
307
XVIII
325
XXVII
429
XXVIII
431
XXIX
434
XXX
437
XXXI
477
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About the author (2001)

Jack Utter, a former visiting professor of federal Indian law history at Northern Arizona University and Prescott College, now works for the Navajo Nation?s Water Code Administration. He is also a consultant in Natural Resources management and Indian country issues.

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