Federal Indian Law and Policy

LAW X 490.02

This course provides an overview of the history of federal Indian policy, from European contact to the present. Students are introduced to the basic concepts of federal Indian law, such as who is an Indian, what is an Indian…

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This course provides an overview of the history of federal Indian policy, from European contact to the present. Students are introduced to the basic concepts of federal Indian law, such as who is an Indian, what is an Indian nation, and what is Indian country? Students also study issues of federal powers and trust responsibility and state authority under federal Indian law. Finally, students are exposed to modern issues in federal Indian law, such as contemporary attacks on tribal sovereignty and movements within tribal governments toward decolonization.

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