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Author Grossman, Mark.

Title The ABC-CLIO companion to the Native American rights movement / Mark Grossman.

Published Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c1996.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Law  KM 208.431 G1 GROS    AVAILABLE
Physical description x, 498 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Series ABC-CLIO companions to key issues in American history and life
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 455-483) and index.
Summary Those seeking to broaden their knowledge and gain insight into the issues defining the Native American rights movement will find solid information in The ABC-CLIO Companion to the Native American Rights Movement. This concise work fully charts the development, ideology, and accomplishments of this relatively new movement. Like other ABC-CLIO History Companions, the guide incorporates a detailed chronology that places significant events in historical context.
Through highly compelling narratives focusing on key themes, personalities, issues, and events, readers can trace the efforts of the Native American rights movement to preserve and recover the civil rights of American Indians. Nearly 500 alphabetized entries address a full range of issues, from the political debate over treaty obligations, ownership of natural resources, and the sovereignty of reservations to religious freedom and spiritual traditions. Throughout the text, key legislation and landmark court cases are highlighted.
Subject Indians of North America -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Cases -- Digests.
Indians of North America -- Civil rights -- Cases -- Digests.
Indians of North America -- Biography.
Indians of North America -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Dictionaries.
Variant Title Native American rights movement
ISBN 0874368227 (alk. paper)