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Indian Reorganization Act of 1934 (U.S.)
Indian Arts and Crafts Act of 1990 (U.S.)
Native American Politics and Legislation
On the Shelf at CCBC Libraries
American Indian Politics and the American Political System by American Indian Politics and the American Political System is the most comprehensive text on the subject written from a political science perspective. The authors analyze the structures and functions of Indigenous governments (including Alaska Native communities and Native Hawaiians) and the distinctive legal and political rights these nations exercise internally. They also examine the fascinating intergovernmental relationship that exists between native nations, the states, and the federal government. The fourth edition reflects the latest developments in American Indian politics and current statistical data, including Analysis of the impacts of new legislation and recent Supreme Court decisions in Indian country, increased attention to the impact of media, assessing both Indigenous responses to cultural appropriation and mascots, and the use of social media for political organizing and activism, New coverage of Indigenous responses to climate change and environmental justice, Discussion of continued contestation about land and knowledge, with particular attention to conflicts between Indigenous epistemology and science, An examination of how transnational activism impacts and shapes indigenous relations with the U.S. government Book jacket.
Call Number: E98.T77 W545 2018
Online From CCBC Libraries
The Federal Government and the "Indian Problem"
Author Louise Erdrich talks about the US government policy of Indian termination in the 1940s -1960s, and her grandfather's fight against them.
1876 Indian Act (Canada)
The Indian Act
from First Nations & Indigenous Studies, the University of British Columbia
from the Canadian Encyclopedia
Articles on any subject. This is a good place to start.
U.S. History in Context
Articles, essays, and primary sources on the history of the United States.
Viewpoint essays, topic essays, and news and magazine articles on controversial issues. Browse for topics or search.