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In the courts of the conqueror : the 10 worst Indian law cases ever decided
Walter R. Echo-Hawk
Adult Nonfiction KF8205 .E29 2010

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Acknowledgmentsp. vii
Forewordp. xi
Part 1 - At the Courthouse Steps
Chapter 1 - The Courts of the Conquerorp. 3
Chapter 2 - A Context for Understanding Native American Issuesp. 13
Chapter 3 - Justice, Injustice, and the Dark Side of Federal Indian Lawp. 31
Part 2 - Affairs of the Living
Chapter 4 - How the Indians Lost Legal Title to Americap. 55
Chapter 5 - Shutting the Courthouse Doorsp. 87
Chapter 6 - Connors v. United States & Cheyenne Indians: Were the Indian Wars Legal?p. 123
Chapter 7 - Breaking the Treatiesp. 161
Chapter 8 - United States v. Sandoval: Rule by Guardianshipp. 189
Chapter 9 - In re Adoption of John Doe v. Heim: Taking the Kidsp. 217
Part 3 - The Spirit World
Chapter 10 - Wana the Bear v. Community Construction: Taking the Deadp. 237
Chapter 11 - Employment Division v. Smith: Taking the Religionp. 273
Chapter 12 - Lyng v. Northwest Indian Cemetery Association: Taking the Holy Placesp. 325
Chapter 13 - Tee-Hit-Ton Indians v. United States: Confiscating Indigenous Habitatp. 359
Part 4 - From the Valley of Darkness to the Mountain Crest
Chapter 14 - Was Genocide Legal?p. 399
Chapter 15 - Reforming the Dark Side of Federal Indian Lawp. 423
Afterwordp. 463
Endnotesp. 471
Indexp. 549

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