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After the Storm: Ojibwe Treaty Rights Twenty-Five Years after the Voigt Decision

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Patty Loew
James Thannum

American Indian Quarterly, vol. 35, no. 2, Spring, 2011, pp. 161-191
Description
Looks at the socioeconomic, political, and cultural factors that contributed to the spearfishing crisis in northern Wisconsin and the battered attempts by the Ojibwe to exercise their treaty-based fishing rights. The article also examines the state of relations between Native and non-Native residents.
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American Indian Policy in the Old Northwest, 1783-1812

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Reginald Horsman
The William and Mary Quarterly, vol. 18, no. 1, 3rd Series, January 1961, pp. 35-53
Description
Outlines methods used by U.S. government to acquire lands between Ohio and the Mississippi from unwilling Native Americans.
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American Indians of the Pacific Northwest

Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
University of Washington Libraries
Description
Database with over 2300 original photographs complemented by essays and maps, 1500 pages from the Annual Reports of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs (USA), and six Treaties.
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The Black Hills Case: On the Cusp of History

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Frank Pommersheim
Wicazo Sa Review, vol. 4, no. 1, Spring, 1988, pp. 18-23
Description
Illustrates the history of the Sioux Nation and United States government's legal relationship, the Fort Laramie Treaty of 1868, and the protection of the Black Hills for Sioux people.
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Book Reviews

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Various authors
Canadian Journal of Native Studies, vol. 22, no. 1, 2002, pp. 193-206
Description
Book reviews of 12 books: Native Nations: Cultures and Histories of Native North America by Nancy Bonvillain. The Place of the Pike (Gnoozhekaaning): A History of the Bay Mills Indian Community by Charles E. Cleland. Medicine Trail: The Life and Lessons of Gladys Tantaquidgeon by Melissa Jayne Fawcett. A Feather Not a Gavel: Working Towards Aboriginal Justice by A. C. Hamilton.
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Boundaries of the Reservation: Social, Political and Geographical Considerations for Defining the Limits of the Keweenaw Bay Chippewa Reservation

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
James M. McClurken
Native Studies Review, vol. 6, no. 2, Advocacy and Claims Research, 1990, p. 65–80
Description
Looks at ethnohistorical documentation and interpretation concerning reserve boundaries and the rights of the Natives to hunt, fish, and gather on the lands ceded by treaty.
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The Bureau of Indian Affairs: The American Approach

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Keith Howell
Saskatchewan Indian, July/August, 1989, p. 5
Description
President Regan's policy statement reaffirms the government-to-government relationship of Indian Tribes with the United States and supports special development of reservation economies.
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The Cherokee Nation: Mirror of the Republic

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Mary Young
American Quarterly, vol. 33, no. 5, American Culture and the American Frontier, Winter, 1981, pp. 502-524
Description
Contends that the Cherokee Nation was perceived, manipulated, and distorted according to the society of the times, which had its own multiple and internal conflicts.
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The Cherokee Struggle for Lovely's Purchase

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Brad Agnew
American Indian Quarterly, vol. 2, no. 4, Winter, 1975-1976, pp. 347-361
Description
An examination of the negotiations to remove the Western Cherokee from their homeland in Arkansas through the 1828 Treaty of Washington to the area known as Lovely's Purchase. Lovely's Purchase was named after William Lovely who secured the land from the Osages for the Cherokee people to use as a hunting ground.
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Cherokee Women and the Trail of Tears

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Theda Perdue
Journal of Women's History, vol. 1, no. 1, Spring, 1989, pp. 14-30
Description
Comments on role women play in removal, how removal affected their lives, and questions whether their views differed from those of men.
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Cultural Survival of the Snoqualmie Tribe

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Kenneth D. Tollefson
American Indian Culture and Research Journal, vol. 16, no. 4, 1992, pp. 29-53
Description
Study traces the symbols, perceptions, and experiences that guided the tribe in its attempt to maintain cultural identity from 1855 to the present.
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Destroying a Homeland: White Earth, Minnesota

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Richard H. Weil
American Indian Culture and Research Journal, vol. 13, no. 2, 1989, pp. 69-95
Description
Describes the shrinking land mass, due to encroaching civilization, of the White Earth reservation.
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The Diminishment of the Great Sioux Reservation: Treaties, Tricks, and Time

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Alan L. Neville
Alyssa Kaye Anderson
Great Plains Quarterly, vol. 33, no. 4, Fall, 2013, pp. 237-251
Description
Looks at several treaties and acts which all contributed to loss of land belonging to the Sioux: Fort Laramie Treaty of 1851; Homestead Act of 1862; Fort Laramie Treaty of 1868; Act of 1877; Allotment Act of 1886; Act of 1889 and Wheeler-Howard Act; Pick-Sloan Flood Control Act of 1944; Indian Land Consolidation Act.
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The Economic Impact of the 1837 and 1842 Chippewa Treaties

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
David R. Wrone
American Indian Quarterly, vol. 17, no. 3, Summer, 1993, pp. 329-340
Description
Article discusses the different understandings of property and ownership that exist in United States law and in the treaties with Indigenous peoples; examines the different implications of property rights and how they are exercised with regards to mineral rights and hunting and fishing rights.
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Editorial...On BIA Education

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
John W. Tippeconnic III
Journal of American Indian Education, vol. 35, no. 1, October 1995, pp. [1-5]
Description
Author argues that efforts to balance the federal budget are affecting the quality of education.
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