American Indian constitutional reform and the rebuilding of Native nations

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  • Creator edited by Eric D. Lemont
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication First edition. Austin : University of Texas Press, 2006.
  • Physical Details
    • xiii, 343 pages ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 0292712812, 9780292712812, 0292713177, 9780292713178
  • OCLC ocm62282207

Notes

  • Includes index.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

  • Remaking tribal constitutions : meeting the challenges of tradition, colonialism, and globalization / Duane Champagne -- Seasons of change : of reforms, melees, and revolutions in Indian country / David Wilkins -- The Indian Reorganization Act and indian self-government / Elmer Rusco -- Firsthand accounts : why engage in constitutional reform? -- Members only : designing citizenship requirements for Indian nations / Carole Goldberg -- My grandma, her people, our constitution / Joseph Thomas Flies-Away -- Firsthand accounts : membership and citizenship -- Constitutional rule and the effective governance of Native nations / Joseph Kalt -- Firsthand accounts : governmental institutions -- Realizing constitutional change through citizen participation / Eric Lemont -- The process of constitutional reform / Steven Haberfeld -- Firsthand accounts : maximizing citizen participation and ownership in reform processes -- Overcoming the politics of reform : the story of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma Constitution Convention / Eric Lemont -- Firsthand account : overcoming the politics of reform / Martha Berry
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