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American Indian tribal governments

American Indian tribal governments

Author: Sharon O'Brien
Publisher: Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, ©1989.
Series: Civilization of the American Indian series, v. 192.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
An illustrated introduction to traditional and contemporary Indian tribal government, its evolution and its current legal powers. O'Brien (government and international studies, University of Notre Dame) examines the structure and legal rights of modern tribal governments, and their relationship to federal and state governments. Drawing on interdisciplinary sources, she focuses on the struggle of Indian tribes and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sharon O'Brien
ISBN: 0806121998 9780806121994
OCLC Number: 19393785
Description: xviii, 349 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm.
Contents: The Mississippi Choctaw Tribal Council: Indian self-government in action --
Traditional tribal governments --
The effects of Indian-White relations on tribal governments: a history --
A century of destruction --
A century of confusion --
The Seneca Nation of Indians --
The Muscogee (Creek) Nation of Oklahoma --
The Cheyenne River Sioux --
The Isleta Pueblo --
The Yakimas --
Powers of tribal government --
The tribal-federal relationship --
Tribal-state relations --
The future.
Series Title: Civilization of the American Indian series, v. 192.
Responsibility: by Sharon O'Brien.


An introduction to traditional tribal governments, to the history of Indian-white relations, to the structure and legal rights of modern tribal governments, and to the changing roles of federal and  Read more...


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