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Behind the Trail of Broken Treaties An Indian Declaration of Independence

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ISBN-10: 0292707541

ISBN-13: 9780292707542

Edition: 1985 (Reprint)

Authors: Vine Deloria, Vine Deloria

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Originally published in 1974, just as the Wounded Knee occupation was coming to an end, Behind the Trail of Broken Treaties raises disturbing questions about the status of American Indians within the American and international political landscapes. Analyzing the history of Indian treaty relations with the United States, Vine Deloria presents population and land ownership information to support his argument that many Indian tribes have more impressive landholdings than some small members of the United Nations. Yet American Indians are not even accorded status within the UN's trust territories recognition process. A 2000 study published by the Annual Survey of International and Comparative…    
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 1985
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publication date: 3/1/1985
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 310
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Preamble to the Present
The Emergence of Indian Activism
The Occupation of the Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Confrontation at Wounded Knee
The Doctrine of Discovery
Dependent Domestic Nations
The Plenary Power Doctrine
The Size and Status of Nations
The Indian Reorganization Act
Litigating Indian Claims
The International Arena
Reinstituting the Treaty Process