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
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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

Review: The Rights of Indians and Tribes: The Authoritative ACLU Guide to Indian and Tribal Rights, Third Edition

User Review  - Lindsey - Goodreads

I had to read this for my Native American Literature class (though there is zero literature in this). It was very wordy, but at the same time quite informative. It's amazing what you don't learn in elementary and high schools about Native American history. Read full review


A History of Federal Indian Policy
Indian Indian Tribe Indian Country and Indian Title
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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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