Chapter 12. Political and Legal Status (“lower 48” States)

  1. Thomas Biolsi
  1. Thomas Biolsi

Published Online: 30 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996270.ch13

A Companion to the Anthropology of American Indians

A Companion to the Anthropology of American Indians

How to Cite

Biolsi, T. (2004) Political and Legal Status (“lower 48” States), in A Companion to the Anthropology of American Indians (ed T. Biolsi), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996270.ch13

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631226864

Online ISBN: 9780470996270

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Keywords:

  • indian entities;
  • dependent;
  • ttribal sovereignty;
  • state jurisdiction;
  • reservation

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • HISTORICAL BACKGROUND The origins of tribal sovereignty

  • “Wardship” and “plenary power”

  • Inherent sovereignty

  • MODERN TRIBAL GOVERNMENT

  • JURISDICTIONS

  • Federal jurisdiction

  • State jurisdiction

  • Tribal jurisdiction

  • THE ANTINOMIES OF SOVEREIGNTY