Principles of federal Indian law /
Matthew L.M. Fletcher (professor of law & director of the Indigenous Law & Policy Center, Michigan State University College of Law).
imprint
St. Paul, MN : West Academic Publishing, [2017]
description
vii, 375 pages ; 24 cm.
ISBN
163460623X, 9781634606233
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imprint
St. Paul, MN : West Academic Publishing, [2017]
isbn
163460623X
9781634606233
contents note
American Indians and federal Indian law -- The origins of federal Indian law -- Centuries of shifting American Indian law and policy -- Indian property interests -- The federal-tribal relationship -- Tribal sovereignty and native nation-building -- Indian country and criminal jurisdiction -- Tribal and state conflicts over civil jurisdiction -- Indian gaming -- Indian religion and culture -- Indian water rights -- Fishing and hunting rights -- Alaska natives -- Native Hawaiians.
local note
This title is part of the 'Indigenous Perspectives' Research Collection" at the Bora Laskin Law Library.
abstract
"[This book] covers the basics of federal Indian law, the relationships between tribal, state, and federal sovereigns, also touching on federalism, agency law, civil rights, and criminal jurisdiction aspects of Indian law. This concise hornbook offers comprehensive coverage of the blackletter law, with statutory, regulatory, and historical context. The origins behind important doctrines of Indian law and critical statutes are explored in detail."--
catalogue key
11419433
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.

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