xiv, 560 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
9781936218011 hardcover 1936218011 hardcover
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -548) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
At the courthouse steps: The courts of the conqueror ; A context for understanding Native American issues ; Justice, injustice, and the dark side of Federal Indian Law Affairs of the living: Johnson v. M'Intosh : how the Indians lost legal title to America ; Cherokee Nation v. Georgia : shutting the courthouse doors ; Connors v. United States & Cheyenne Indians : were the Indian wars legal? ; Lone Wolf v. Hitchcock : breaking the treaties ; United States v. Sandoval : rule by guardianship ; In re adoption of John Doe v. Heim : taking the kids The spirit world: Wana the Bear v. Community Construction : taking the dead ; Employment Division v. Smith : taking the religion ; Lyng v. Northwest Indian Cemetery Association : taking the holy places ; Tee-Hit-Ton Indians v. United States : confiscating indigenous habitat From the valley of darkness to the mountain crest: Was genocide legal? ; Reforming the dark side of Federal Indian Law Afterword / by Charles Wilkinson Endnotes.