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This is a copy of a paper on tribal governance prepared for the AIO symposium held on November 16, 1983. The title of this paper is The Sovereign status of Indian tribes: Legal and historical considerations. The purpose of this paper is to give a brief overview of the legal and historical considerations which give continued vitality to the concept of Indian Tribal sovereignty and make it imperative to deal with them on a government-to-government basis.
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Native American Studies
American Indian tribes as sovereign nations, the evolution of (American) Indian government, conclusion
Straus, Jerry C.. "The Sovereign Status of Indian Tribes – Legal and Historical Considerations." (1983). https://digitalrepository.unm.edu/lhnac/56