Books in category Law – Indigenous Peoples

  • A Gathering of Statesmen

    A Gathering of Statesmen
    Peter Perkins Pitchlynn

    While they still lived on their native lands in central Mississippi, they would soon be forcibly removed to Oklahoma. This book makes available for the first time a key legal document from this turbulent period in Choctaw history.

  • En defensa del territorio

    En defensa del territorio
    Sara Mabel Villalba Portillo

    El despojo de tierra y de recursos naturales constituye un agravio secular a los pueblos indígenas y ha generado numerosas movilizaciones en las últimas décadas.

  • Native Peoples and Water Rights

    Native Peoples and Water Rights
    Kenichi Matsui

    Through a combination of field work and archival research, Kenichi Matsui offers an original and pioneering overview of the evolution of water law and agricultural policies in the Canadian west.

  • The Literary and Legal Genealogy of Native American Dispossession

    The Literary and Legal Genealogy of Native American Dispossession
    George D Pappas

    This book maintains, however, that it was the literary and public discourses from the early sixteenth through to the early nineteenth centuries that established a discursive tradition which, in part, transformed the American Indians from …

  • Native Title Corporations

    Native Title Corporations
    Christos Mantziaris, David Martin

    This book combines conventional legal analysis with hands-on anthropology and corporate governance know-how to provide practical guidance on this issue.

  • From Treaty Peoples to Treaty Nation

    From Treaty Peoples to Treaty Nation
    Greg Poelzer, Ken S. Coates

    Although recent court cases have strengthened Aboriginal rights, the cooperative spirit of the treaties is being lost as Canadians engage in endless arguments about First Nations “issues.” Greg Poelzer and Ken Coates breathe new life …

  • Indigenous Peoples Civil Society and the Neo liberal State in Latin America

    Indigenous Peoples, Civil Society, and the Neo-liberal State in Latin America
    Edward F. Fischer

    A ground-breaking ethnographic approach to civil society as it is formed in indigenous communities in Latin America, this volume explores the multiple potentialities of civil society’s growth and critically assesses the potential for …

  • The Aboriginal Tent Embassy

    The Aboriginal Tent Embassy
    Gary Foley, Andrew Schaap, Edwina Howell

    More than a simple oral history, some of the key players represented here bring with them the imprimatur of the education they were to gain in the era after the Tent Embassy. This is an act of radicalisation.

  • Pagans in the Promised Land

    Pagans in the Promised Land
    Steven T. Newcomb

    An analysis of how religious bias shaped U.S. federal Indian law.

  • Law Power and Culture

    Law, Power and Culture
    Fauzia Knight

    A fresh theory on how individuals respond to inequalities occurring within their own communities.

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