ERIC Number: EJ380983
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: 0
Indians in United States Civil Rights History.
West, W. Richard, Jr.; Gover, Kevin
Update on Law-Related Education, v12 n3 p27-33 Fall 1988
Discusses the unique legal status of American Indians as citizens of tribal governments, and traces their struggle for civil rights. Examines provisions for in the U.S. Constitution dealing with the Indians, the military conquest of Indian tribes, and Indian participation in the civil rights movement. Includes a list of books on American Indian law. (GEA)
Descriptors: American Indian History, American Indians, Civil Rights, Civil Rights Legislation, Constitutional History, Constitutional Law, Federal Indian Relationship, Instructional Materials, Law Related Education, North Americans, Social Studies, Treaties, Tribal Sovereignty, Tribes, United States Government (Course), United States History
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Historical Materials; Speeches/Meeting Papers; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: This article is an abridgment of a paper delivered at a symposium sponsored by the Smithsonian Institution and the Joint Center for Political Studies (Washington, DC, March 15-16, 1988).