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Broken Landscape: Indians, Indian Tribes, and the Constitution
Broken Landscape is a sweeping chronicle of Indian tribal sovereignty under the United States Constitution and the way that legal analysis and practice have interpreted and misinterpreted tribal sovereignty since the nation's founding. The Constitution formalized the relationship between Indian tribes and the United States government--a relationship forged through a long ...more
Hardcover, 414 pages
Published September 1st 2009 by Oxford University Press, USA
(first published 2009)
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Since their first days in the Americas Europeans have not honored treaties with the natives. In the United States the impact of tribal sovereignty has been constantly shifting resulting in numerous court cases, some of which are discussed here.