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ERIC Number: ED082885
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Pages: 65
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
A Proposed Course in Law, Sociology, or History.
West, Richard, Jr.
"The American Indian and the Constitution" is a proposed course in law, sociology, or history. The document gives a course justification and intended audience. The course outline covers: 1) the sovereignty of Native American Tribes, especially as demonstrated in "Cherokee Nation" and "Worchester v. Georgia"; 2) criminal jurisdiction; 3) civil jurisdiction; 4) citizenship for Native Americans; 5) water rights as detailed in the Winters Doctrine; 6) hunting and fishing rights; 7) state taxing authority; 8) the U.S. Bill of Rights; and 9) the Indian Bill of Rights. Noted court cases and judges' opinions are given for all sections. (KM)
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Authoring Institution: American Indian Historical Society, San Francisco, CA.