The book, which explains this complex subject in a clear and easy-to-understand way, is particularly useful for tribal advocates, government officials, students, practitioners of Indian Law and the general public. Numerous tribal leaders highly recommend this book. Incorporating a user-friendly question and answer format, The Rights of Indians and Tribes addresses the most significant legal issues facing Indians and Indian tribes today, including tribal sovereignty, the federal trust responsibility, the regulation of non-Indians on reservations, Indian treaties, the Indian Civil Rights Act, the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act and the Indian Child Welfare Act.
This fully updated new edition features an introduction by John Echhawk, Executive Director of the Native American Rights fund.
If you've ever asked yourself "How did things end up this way?" this book will go along way towards answering this question.