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American Indian law in a nutshell

Canby, William C., 1931-

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  • Creator by William C. Canby, Jr., Senior Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, formerly Professor of Law, Arizona State University
  • Other Title
    • American Indian law
  • Format Books
  • Publication
    • Sixth edition
    • St. Paul, MN : West Academic Publishing, [2015]
    • [©2015]
  • Series
  • Physical Details
    • xlv, 570 pages ; 19 cm
  • ISBNs 9781628100082, 1628100087
  • OCLC ocn898082703

Notes

  • Includes index.

Contents

  • Introduction -- Historical overview of federal Indian law and policy -- The special relationship between the federal government and the tribes -- Indian tribal governments -- Indian tribal sovereignty -- Indian treaties -- Criminal and civil jurisdiction in Indian country -- Public Law 280: a federal grant of jurisdiction to the states -- Taxation and regulation in Indian country -- Indian gaming -- Individual rights and Indian law -- Indian lands -- Alaska natives -- Indian water rights -- Indian hunting and fishing rights
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