The Rights Of Indians And Tribes

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  • Edition: 3rd
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  • Copyright: 2004-10-30
  • Publisher: New York Univ Pr
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This informative guide thoroughly discusses the powers of Indian tribes; civil and criminal jurisdiction on Indian reservations; Indian hunting, fishing, and water rights; taxation in Indian country; the Indian Civil Rights Act; the Indian Child Welfare Act; and tribal jurisdiction over non-Indians.

Table of Contents

Introduction to the ACLU Handbook Series
Eve Cary, General Editor
Preface xv
Map: Indian Reservations and Communities in the United States xviii
I. A History of Federal Indian Policy 1(17)
II. Definitions: Indian, Indian Tribe, Indian Country, and Indian Title 18(14)
III. The Trust Responsibility 32(14)
IV. Indian Treaties 46(11)
V. Federal Power over Indian Affairs 57(29)
VI. Tribal Self-Government 86(33)
VII. State Power over Indian Affairs 119(23)
VIII. Criminal Jurisdiction in Indian Country 142(25)
IX. Civil Jurisdiction in Indian Country 167(21)
X. Taxation 188(26)
XI. Indian Hunting and Fishing Rights 214(25)
XII. Indian Water Rights 239(21)
XIII. Civil Rights of Indians 260(18)
XIV. The Indian Civil Rights Act 278(14)
XV. The Unique Status of Certain Indian Groups 292(27)
XVI. Indian Gaming 319(14)
XVII. The Indian Child Welfare Act 333(20)
XVIII. Judicial Review 353(30)
A. The Indian Civil Rights Act (25 U.S.C. 1301-3)
B. Public Law 83-280 (18 U.S.C. 1162, 28 U.S.C. 1360)
C. The Indian Country Crimes Act (18 U.S.C. 1152)
D. The Major Crimes Act (18 U.S.C. 1153)
E. "Indian Country" (18 U.S.C. 1151)
F. Indian Tribes in the States
Index 413

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