American Indians – Legal Recognition

A guest post by Jefe:


American Indians
 seek legal recognition for many reasons, usually related tosovereignty.


Tribal sovereignty
 refers to tribes’ right to govern themselves, define their own membership, manage tribal property, and regulate tribal affairs. It further recognizes the existence of a government-to-government relationship between such tribes and other governments, be they tribal, foreign, state or federal.

 

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