Fletcher, Matthew L. M.

Summary: Even before the Revolutionary War, American colonists feared and fought “merciless Indian savages,” and through the following centuries, American law and policy have been molded by the relentless tradition of Indian-hating. From proportional representation and restrictions on the right to bear arms, to the break-up of tribal property rights and the destruction of Indian culture and family, the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Fulcrum 2020

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Fletcher, Matthew L. M.

Contents: Introduction -- The story of the 1836 Treaty of Washington -- The story of the 1855 Treaty of Detroit -- The story of the dispossession of the Grand Traverse Band land base -- The story of the federal recognition of the Grand Traverse Band -- The story of the Grand Traverse Band's treaty rights fight -- The story of the development of modern tribal law and justice systems -- The story of the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Michigan State University Press 2012

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