Books in category Law – Indigenous Peoples

  • Indian Justice

    Indian Justice
    John Howard Payne

    In his foreword to this new edition, Rennard Strickland places the case in historical and contemporary context, exploring the evolution of tribal court systems and Indian justice over the past century and a half.

  • A Gathering of Statesmen

    A Gathering of Statesmen
    Peter Perkins Pitchlynn

    While they still lived on their native lands in central Mississippi, they would soon be forcibly removed to Oklahoma. This book makes available for the first time a key legal document from this turbulent period in Choctaw history.

  • En defensa del territorio

    En defensa del territorio
    Sara Mabel Villalba Portillo

    El despojo de tierra y de recursos naturales constituye un agravio secular a los pueblos indígenas y ha generado numerosas movilizaciones en las últimas décadas.

  • Native Title Corporations

    Native Title Corporations
    Christos Mantziaris, David Martin

    This book combines conventional legal analysis with hands-on anthropology and corporate governance know-how to provide practical guidance on this issue.

  • From Treaty Peoples to Treaty Nation

    From Treaty Peoples to Treaty Nation
    Greg Poelzer, Ken S. Coates

    Although recent court cases have strengthened Aboriginal rights, the cooperative spirit of the treaties is being lost as Canadians engage in endless arguments about First Nations “issues.” Greg Poelzer and Ken Coates breathe new life …

  • Indigenous Peoples Civil Society and the Neo liberal State in Latin America

    Indigenous Peoples, Civil Society, and the Neo-liberal State in Latin America
    Edward F. Fischer

    A ground-breaking ethnographic approach to civil society as it is formed in indigenous communities in Latin America, this volume explores the multiple potentialities of civil society's growth and critically assesses the potential for …

  • Pagans in the Promised Land

    Pagans in the Promised Land
    Steven T. Newcomb

    An analysis of how religious bias shaped U.S. federal Indian law.

  • Climate Change and Indigenous Peoples

    Climate Change and Indigenous Peoples
    Randall Abate, Elizabeth Ann Kronk

    This book will be an invaluable resource for all those examining the legal remedies that may be available, either now or as the law develops in the years to come.' – Michael B. Gerrard, Columbia Law School, US This timely volume explores …

  • Handbook of Indigenous Peoples Rights

    Handbook of Indigenous Peoples’ Rights
    Damien Short, Corinne Lennox

    This handbook will be a comprehensive interdisciplinary overview of indigenous peoples’ rights.

  • Nomadic Peoples and Human Rights

    Nomadic Peoples and Human Rights
    Jérémie Gilbert

    This book provides an innovative rights-based approach to the issue of nomadism looking at issues including discrimination, persecution, freedom of movement, land rights, cultural and political rights, and effective management of natural …

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