Broken Landscape: Indians, Indian Tribes, and the by Frank Pommersheim

By Frank Pommersheim

Broken Landscape is a sweeping chronicle of Indian tribal sovereignty lower than the U.S. structure and how that criminal research and perform have interpreted and misinterpreted tribal sovereignty because the nation's founding. The structure formalized the connection among Indian tribes and the USA government--a courting solid via an extended heritage of struggle and land usurpation--within a federal constitution now not reflected within the traditions of tribal governance. even though the structure famous the sovereignty of Indian international locations, it didn't protect tribes opposed to the tides of nationwide enlargement and exploitation

As Broken Landscape demonstrates, the government has many times did not admire the Constitution's popularity of tribal sovereignty. in its place, it has preferred over the top, unaccountable authority in its dealings with tribes. The excellent courtroom has strayed from its Constitutional roots to boot, regularly issuing judgements over centuries that experience strengthened federal energy over the tribes.

Frank Pommersheim, considered one of America's top students in Indian tribal legislation, bargains a unique and deeply researched synthesis of this criminal heritage from colonial instances to the current, confronting the disasters of constitutional research in modern Indian legislation jurisprudence. last with an offer for a Constitutional modification that may reaffirm tribal sovereignty, Pommersheim demanding situations us to eventually accord Indian tribes and Indian humans the honor and dignity which are their due.

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