Books in category Law – Indigenous Peoples

  • Indian Justice

    Indian Justice
    John Howard Payne

    In his foreword to this new edition, Rennard Strickland places the case in historical and contemporary context, exploring the evolution of tribal court systems and Indian justice over the past century and a half.

  • Reservation Politics

    Reservation Politics
    Raymond I. Orr

    Reservation Politics points to two types of historical experience relevant to the construction of tribes’ political and economic worldviews: historical trauma, such as ethnic cleansing or geographic removal, and the incorporation of …

  • 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.

  • 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 …

  • 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.

  • Climate Change and Indigenous Peoples

    Climate Change and Indigenous Peoples
    Randall Abate, Elizabeth Ann Kronk

    This book will be an invaluable resource for all those examining the legal remedies that may be available, either now or as the law develops in the years to come.' – Michael B. Gerrard, Columbia Law School, US This timely volume explores …

  • Los conflictos ambientales en Colombia y su incidencia en los territorios ind genas

    Los conflictos ambientales en Colombia y su incidencia en los territorios indígenas
    Rodríguez, Gloria Amparo

    Desde una perspectiva integral, esta obra estudia, los conflictos ambientales entendidos como la confrontación social, económica y política entre diferentes actores que surgen por la existencia de diversos intereses relacionados con el …

  • Handbook of Indigenous Peoples Rights

    Handbook of Indigenous Peoples’ Rights
    Damien Short, Corinne Lennox

    This handbook will be a comprehensive interdisciplinary overview of indigenous peoples’ rights.

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