Broken landscape : Indians, Indian tribes, and the constitution /

Broken Landscape is a sweeping chronicle of the ways that Indian tribal sovereignty is recognized within the Constitution and as it has been interpreted and misinterpreted through legal analysis and practice over the intervening decades. Built on a history of war and usurpation of land, the relation...

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Main Author: Pommersheim, Frank.
Format: eBook
Published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: a new challenge to old assumptions
  • Early contact: from colonial encounters to the Articles of Confederation
  • Second opportunity: the structure and architecture of the constitution
  • The Marshall trilogy: foundational but not fully constitutional?
  • Lone Wolf v. Hitchcock: the birth of plenary power, incorporation, and an extraconstitutional regime
  • Elk v. Wilkins: exclusion, inclusion, and the ambiguities of citizenship
  • Indians and the First Amendment: the illusion of religious freedom?
  • Indian law jurisprudence in the modern era: a common law approach without constitutional principle
  • International law perspective: a new model of Indigenous nation sovereignty?
  • Conclusion: imagination, translation, and constitutional convergence.