American Indians: Answers to Today's Questions
University of Oklahoma Press, 2001 - 494 pages
Who is an Indian? Who is a Native American?
What are Indian self-determination and sovereignty?
What defines an Indian tribe?
These and more than one hundred other questions are asked and answered in this critically acclaimed overview of Indian country. The second edition of Jack Utter’s classic work covers the hottest issues facing American Indians today--tribal sovereignty, gaming, water rights, treaty rights, cultural rights, and the evolving history of federal Indian policy. Revised and updated with many new questions, eight new illustrations, historical and contemporary maps, three hundred new references, and informative tables, American Indians provides the best single source available today on a variety of Indian country issues, past and present.
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A Public Declaration to the Tribal Councils and Traditional Spiritual Leaders of the Indian and Eskimo Peoples of the Pacific Northwest 429 APPENDIX 6.
How many of the traditional Indian - U.S . agreements were made and what is their legal status ? ........... 91 15. Is it true that all of the hundreds of ...
Why are so many non - Indians especially interested in traditional Indian cultures , arts , and crafts ? .... 136 5. What do Indians think of the “ New Age ...
Is it true that traditional Indian religious ceremonies were outlawed historically ? ........... 150 13. What is the Native American Church ?
What have been the general characteristics of traditional tribal governments ? ........... ........... 269 11. What are the characteristics of modern tribal ...