Know Your Library Resources – The Rights of Indians and Tribes

By Kelly on March 10, 2016//Leave a comment

We have several substantial resources that can help library patrons who are not well versed in Indian law better understand the subject.


The Rights of Indians and Tribes, 4th edition (2012) is one of the most comprehensive Indian Law titles in our collection. This book discusses some of the most significant legal issues facing Indians and Indian tribes. The book is written in plain English in a question-and-answer format. It is intended for tribal advocates, government officials, students, attorneys, and the general public.


Issues addressed in the book include tribal sovereignty, federal trust responsibility, regulation of non-Indians on reservations, Indian treaties, the Indian Civil Rights Act, the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act, and the Indian Child Welfare Act.  The book is available at our Main and North County locations.

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