The Rights of Indians and Tribes

Paperback | February 8, 2012

byStephen Pevar

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The Rights of Indians and Tribes, first published in 1983, has sold over 100,000 copies and is the most popular resource in the field of Federal Indian Law. The book, which explains this complex subject in a clear and easy-to-understand way, is particularly useful for tribal advocates,government officials, students, practitioners of Indian law, and the general public. Numerous tribal leaders highly recommend this book. Incorporating a user-friendly question-and-answer format, The Rights of Indians and Tribes addresses the most significant legal issues facing Indians and Indiantribes today, including tribal sovereignty, the federal trust responsibility, the regulation of non-Indians on reservations, Indian treaties, the Indian Civil Rights Act, the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act, and the Indian Child Welfare Act. This fully-updated new edition features an introduction byJohn Echohawk, Executive Director of the Native American Rights Fund.

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The Rights of Indians and Tribes, first published in 1983, has sold over 100,000 copies and is the most popular resource in the field of Federal Indian Law. The book, which explains this complex subject in a clear and easy-to-understand way, is particularly useful for tribal advocates,government officials, students, practitioners of In...

Stephen L. Pevar is a senior staff counsel of the American Civil Liberties Union. Mr. Pevar worked for Legal Services on the Rosebud Sioux Reservation from 1971-1974, and taught Federal Indian Law at the University of Denver School of Law from 1983-1999. He has litigated numerous Indian rights cases and has lectured extensively on the...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:536 pages, 9.25 × 6.12 × 0.68 inPublished:February 8, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199795355

ISBN - 13:9780199795352

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Table of Contents

John Echohawk: IntroductionPrefaceMap: Indian Reservations and Communities in the United StatesI. A History of Federal Indian PolicyII. Definitions: Indian, Indian Tribe, Indian Country, and Indian TitleIII. The Trust ResponsibilityIV. Indian TreatiesV. Federal Power over Indian AffairsVI. Tribal Self-GovernmentVII. Tribal Self-GovernmentVIII. Tribal Self-GovernmentIX. Tribal Self-GovernmentX. TaxationXI. Indian Hunting and Fishing RightsXII. Indian Water RightsXIII. Civil Rights of IndiansXIV. The Indian Civil Rights ActXV. The Indian Civil Rights ActXVI. Indian GamingXVII. Indian GamingXVIII. Judical Review