Native Americans and the law contemporary and historical perspectives on American Indian rights, freedoms, and sovereignty

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  • Indians of North America -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- History,
  • Indians of North America -- Government relations -- History

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Other titlesContemporary and historical perspectives on American Indian rights, freedoms, and sovereignty
Statementseries editor, John R. Wunder
ContributionsWunder, John R
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