The Eagle Returns

The Eagle Returns

The Legal History of the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians

eBook - 2012
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An absorbing and comprehensive survey, The Eagle Returns: The Legal History of the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians shows a group bound by kinship, geography, and language, struggling to reestablish their right to self-governance. Hailing from northwest Lower Michigan, the Grand Traverse Band has become a well-known national leader in advancing Indian treaty rights, gaming, and land rights, while simultaneously creating and developing a nationally honored indigenous tribal justice system. This book will serve as a valuable reference for policymakers, lawyers, and Indian people who want to explore how federal Indian law and policy drove an Anishinaabe community to the brink of legal extinction, how non-Indian economic and political interests conspired to eradicate the community's self-sufficiency, and how Indian people fought to preserve their culture, laws, traditions, governance, and language.
Publisher: [United States] : Michigan State University Press : Made available through hoopla, 2012
ISBN: 9781628951219
1628951214
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: hoopla digital

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