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The encyclopedia of Native American legal tradition / edited by Bruce Elliott Johansen ; foreword by Charles Riley Cloud.

Book Book (1998.)
Description: xii, 410 p. ; 24 cm.
Publisher: Westport, Conn : Greenwood Press, 1998.
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  • ISBN: 0313301670 (alk. paper):
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references (p. [383]-394) and index.
Summary: Integrating American Indian law and Native American political and legal traditions, this encyclopedia includes detailed descriptions of nearly two dozen Native American Nations' legal and political systems such as the Iroquois, Cherokee, Choctaw, Navajo, Cheyenne, Creek, Chickasaw, Comanche, Sioux, Pueblo, Mandan, Wyandot, Powhatan, Mikmaq, and Yakima as well as outlines of many major Indian law cases, congressional acts, and treaties, profiles of individuals important to the evolution of Indian law such as Andrew Jackson, John Marshall, and Thomas Sloan, constitutional law of tribes, and codes of behavior such as the Harmony Ethic of the Cherokee.

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Johansen, Bruce E. "The encyclopedia of Native American legal tradition." Westport, Conn : Greenwood Press, 1998.

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