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Claiming Tribal Identity - Miller, Mark Edwin, Prof., PH.D., and Smith, Chad Corntassel, Mr. (Foreword by)
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Who counts as an American Indian? Which groups qualify as Indian tribes? These questions have become increasingly complex in the past several decades, and federal legislation and the rise of tribal-owned casinos have raised the stakes in the ongoing debate. In this study, Mark Edwin Miller describes how and why dozens of previously unrecognized tribal groups in the southeastern states have sought, and sometimes won, recognition, often to the dismay of the Five Tribes--the Cherokees, Chickasaws, Choctaws, Creeks, and ...

Claiming Tribal Identity 2013, University of Oklahoma Press

ISBN-13: 9780806143781

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