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" They may more correctly perhaps be denominated domestic dependent nations. They occupy a territory to which we assert a title independent of their will, which must take effect in point of possession when their right of possession ceases. Meanwhile they... "
John Marshall: complete constitutional decisions - Page 670
by John Marshall - 1903 - 799 pages
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American Indians: Answers to Today's Questions

Jack Utter - History - 2001 - 494 pages
...political" communities "that may, more correctly ... be denominated domestic dependent nations" whose "relation to the United States resembles that of a ward to his guardian." Some might assume Marshall's statement to mean that individual Indians are "wards" of the government,...
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Environmental Justice: Discourses in International Political Economy

John Byrne, Leigh Glover, Cecilia Martinez - Nature - 303 pages
...nations. They may, more correctly, perhaps, be denominated domestic dependent nations. They occupy a territory to which we assert a title independent of...United States resembles that of a ward to his guardian. The construction of a "domestic dependent nation" has served to provide the US government with a tool...
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James Madison and the Future of Limited Government

John Curtis Samples - Political Science - 2002 - 246 pages
...nations. They may, more correctly, perhaps, be denominated domestic dependent nations. They occupy a territory to which we assert a title independent of...States resembles that of a ward to his guardian." 30 US (5 Pet.) at 17. Cited in William C. Canby Jr., American Indian Law (St. Paul, Minn.: West Group,...
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The Legal Ideology of Removal: The Southern Judiciary and the Sovereignty of ...

Tim Alan Garrison - Law - 2002 - 331 pages
...United States for protection of that right. They were also in a "state of pupilage," Marshall added, and "their relation to the United States resembles that of a ward to his guardian." Marshall wrote in another momentous passage, "They look to our government for protection; rely upon...
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Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights

Patrick Thornberry - Political Science - 2002 - 484 pages
...Cherokee - and other Indian nations - were 'domestic dependent nations', in 'a state of pupillage; their relation to the United States resembles that of a ward to his guardian' - a sentiment which clearly echoes the ideas of Vitoria. Worcester v Georgia was a test case challenging...
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Worship and Wilderness: Culture, Religion, and Law in Public Lands Management

Lloyd Burton - Nature - 2002 - 352 pages
...Nation v. Georgia found them to be "domestic dependent nations" and stated that their relationship to the United States "resembles that of a ward to his guardian." 29 As discussed in chapter 5, under this common law analogy, the assertion of federal authority over...
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The Endangered Species Act: Law, Policy, and Perspectives

Donald C. Baur, William Robert Irvin - Endangered species - 2002 - 582 pages
..."domestic dependent nations. ..." Borrowing from laws of trust and estates, he said that "their [tribes'] relation to the United States resembles that of a ward to his guardian."14 The Supreme Court has been reluctant to provide detailed development of the ward-guardian...
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Native American Sovereignty on Trial: A Handbook with Cases, Laws, and Documents

Bryan H. Wildenthal - History - 2003 - 359 pages
...first of the Cherokee Cases declared that Indians generally were "in a state of pupilage" and that "[t]heir relation to the United States resembles that of a ward to his guardian" (Cherokee Nation v. Georgia 1831, 17). A ward is obviously subject to the jurisdiction of his guardian...
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Native American History

Walter C. Fleming - History - 2003 - 311 pages
...its own affairs and governing itself"; and such societies were "domestic dependent nations," whose "relation to the United States resembles that of a ward to his guardian." The implication of the Marshall decision is that, from the constitutional point of view, tribes were...
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American Indian Education: A History

Jon Allan Reyhner, Jeanne M. Oyawin Eder - History - 2006 - 370 pages
...nations. They may, more correctly, perhaps, be denominated domestic dependent nations. They occupy a territory to which we assert a title independent of...United States resembles that of a ward to his guardian. (5 Pet. 1, 12 [1831]) By appointing its own leaders for the Cherokee, the US government obtained a...
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