An introduction to legal materials available at the UW Law Library on Native Americans and other native peoples of the US, such as Native Alaskans and Hawaiians. Includes treaties, statutes, executive orders, court decisions, and administrative actions.
Introduction -- Historical overview of federal Indian law and policy -- The special relationship between the federal government and the tribes -- Indian tribal governments -- Indian tribal sovereignty -- Indian treaties -- Criminal and civil jurisdiction in Indian country -- Public Law 280: a federal grant of jurisdiction to the states -- Taxation and regulation in Indian country -- Indian gaming -- Individual rights and Indian law -- Indian lands -- Alaska natives -- Indian water rights -- Indian hunting and fishing rights
If a lawyer needs a concise, direct, and easy-to-understand handbook on Indian law, American Indian Law Deskbook meets that need. Indian law is a dynamic, ever-evolving field that overlaps other areas of the law as tribes expand their economic and political reach in our society. As the chief legal officers of the states, the State Attorneys General offer a unique insight into Indian law. The States have been parties before the United States Supreme Court and the lower courts to many of the cases that have shaped Indian law over the years. The chapter authors of this book are experienced state lawyers who have been involved in Indian law for many years.
Introduction -- Facts, method, and basic concepts -- National cultural property repatriation claims of the Native Americans -- International cultural property repatriation claims of indigneous peoples -- Requirements and objectives for appropriate solutions -- Summarising conclusion
Cohen's Handbook of Federal Indian Law is an encyclopedic treatise written by experts in the field, and provides general overviews to relevant information as well as in-depth study of specific areas within this complex area of federal law. This is an updated and revised edition of what has been referred to as the "bible" of federal Indian law. This publication focuses on the relationship between tribes, the states and the federal government within the context of civil and criminal jurisdiction, as well as areas of resource management and government structure.
When the first edition of The Rights of Indians and Tribes was published in 1983, it firmly established itself as the only book explaining Federal Indian Law in a clear and easy-to-understand way for students and practitioners of Indian law, tribal advocates, government officials, and the general public. Numerous tribal leaders highly recommend this book. Incorporating a user-friendly question-and-answer format, veteran legal counsel Stephen Pevar addresses the most significant legal issues facing Indians and Indian tribes, 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 includes a wealth of new information on recent legislation and judicial decisions.
Indian self-government and the national government during the 1920s -- The status of Indian governments during the 1920s -- Conflict and consensus : the 1920s -- The Rhoads-Scattergood administration : new era or transition? -- The tribal alternative : early versions -- John Collier and the tribal alternative -- Drafting the IRA proposal -- The IRA before Congress : stalemate and response -- After the summit : the final form of the IRA