The Resource Claiming Turtle Mountain's constitution : the history, legacy, and future of a tribal nation's founding documents, Keith Richotte Jr, (ebook)

Claiming Turtle Mountain's constitution : the history, legacy, and future of a tribal nation's founding documents, Keith Richotte Jr, (ebook)

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Claiming Turtle Mountain's constitution : the history, legacy, and future of a tribal nation's founding documents
Title
Claiming Turtle Mountain's constitution
Title remainder
the history, legacy, and future of a tribal nation's founding documents
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Keith Richotte Jr
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Language
eng
Summary
In an auditorium in Belcourt, North Dakota, on a chilly October day in 1932, Robert Bruce and his fellow tribal citizens held the political fate of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians in their hands. Bruce, and the others, had been asked to adopt a tribal constitution, but he was unhappy with the document, as it limited tribal governmental authority. However, white authorities told the tribal nation that the proposed constitution was a necessary step in bringing a lawsuit against the federal government over a long-standing land dispute. Bruce's choice, and the choice of his fellow citizens, has shaped tribal governance on the reservation ever since that fateful day. In this book, Keith Richotte Jr. offers a critical examination of one tribal nation's decision to adopt a constitution. By asking why the citizens of Turtle Mountain voted to adopt the document despite perceived flaws, he confronts assumptions about how tribal constitutions came to be, reexamines the status of tribal governments in the present, and offers a fresh set of questions as we look to the future of governance in Native America and beyond
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Midwest
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Richotte, Keith
Dewey number
970.004/97
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no index present
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Electronic books
  • Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians of North Dakota
  • Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians of North Dakota
  • Indians of North America
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adult
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Claiming Turtle Mountain's constitution : the history, legacy, and future of a tribal nation's founding documents, Keith Richotte Jr, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9781469634524
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT12045673
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12045673
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MWT12045673
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Claiming Turtle Mountain's constitution : the history, legacy, and future of a tribal nation's founding documents, Keith Richotte Jr, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781469634524
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12045673
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12045673
System control number
MWT12045673
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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