Shadow Nations: Tribal Sovereignty and the Limits of Legal Pluralism

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American Indian tribes have long been recognized as "domestic, dependent nations" within the United States, with powers of self-government that operate within the tribes' sovereign territories. Yet over the years, Congress and the Supreme Court have steadily eroded these tribal powers. In some respects, the erosion of tribal powers reflects the legacy of an imperialist impulse to constrain or eliminate any political power that may compete with the state. These developments have moved the nation away from its early ...

Shadow Nations: Tribal Sovereignty and the Limits of Legal Pluralism 2013, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780199735860

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