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Documents of Native American political development : 1500s to 1933 /

Acknowledgments. List of Native Peoples. List of Documents by Subject. Introduction. Documents:. 1. Great Law of Peace, Gayanashagowa (1000--1525?). 2. Laws of Praying Town Indians (1646). 3. Laws of the Cherokee Nation (1808-1817). 4. The Criminal Code of Tenskwatawa (Shawnee Prophet) (1805?). 5. L...

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Other Authors: Wilkins, David E. 1954-
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Language: English
Published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Documents
  • 1. Great Law of Peace, Gayanashagowa (1000
  • 1525?)
  • 2. Laws of Praying Town Indians (1646)
  • 3. Laws of the Cherokee Nation (1808-1817)
  • 4. The Criminal Code of Tenskwatawa (Shawnee Prophet) (1805?)
  • 5. Laws of the Creek Nation (1817-1824)
  • 6. Cherokee Constitution (1827)
  • 7. Description of Winnebago Government by Caleb Atwater, U.S. Commissioner (1829)
  • 8. Laws of the Nez Perce (1844)
  • 9. Constitutional Ordinance of the Seneca Nation (1845)
  • 10. Constitution of the Seneca Nation of Indians (1848)
  • 11. Organization of A New Indian Territory, by George Copway (1850)
  • 12. Ottawa Laws (1850)
  • 13. Constitution of the "Government by Chiefs" of the Seneca Nation of Indians (1854)
  • 14. Chickasaw Nation Constitution (1856)
  • 15. Stockbridge and Munsee Tribe Articles of Union and Confederation (1857)
  • 16. "Proclamation" of Neutrality by John Ross, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation (1861)
  • 17. Laws of the Delaware Nation (1866)
  • 18. Winnebago Tribe Laws and Regulations (1868)
  • 19. Okmulgee Constitution (1870)
  • 20. Howard White, U.S. Indian Agent for the Winnebago Agency (1872)
  • 21. John S. Wood, U.S. Indian Agent for the Blackfeet Agency (1875)
  • 22. J .L. Burchard, U.S. Indian Agent for the Round Valley Reservation (1876)
  • 23. Alex G. Irvine, Navajo Indian Agency (1877)
  • 24. Objectives of the Indian Delegation to a Bill Authorizing an "Indian Delegate" to the U.S. House of Representatives (1878)
  • 25. W. Bird, Agent of the Fort Peck Indian Agency (1878)
  • 26. Benjamin M. Thomas, Agent at the Pueblo and Abiquiu Agencies (1879)
  • 27. John Young, Agent at Blackfeet Agency (1879)
  • 28. Henry R. Mallory, Agent at Colorado River Agency (1879)
  • 29. J.A. Stephen, Agent at Standing Rock Agency (1880).
  • 30. P.B. Hunt, Agent at Kiowa, Comanche, and Wichita Agency (1880)
  • 31. Constitutions of the Osage Nation (1861, 1881)
  • 32. Laws of the Osage Nation (1882)
  • 33. P.B. Sinnett, Agent at Grande Ronde Agency (1884)
  • 34. Benjamin W. Thompson, Agent at Sisseton Agency (1884)
  • 35. Sisseton-Wahpeton Constitution (1884)
  • 36. Constitution of the Sac & Fox Nation (1885)
  • 37. Robert L. Owen, Agent at the Union Indian Agency (1886)
  • 38. Compact Between the Several Tribes Constituting the International Council in Indian Territory (1886)
  • 39. Laws of the Pamunkey Indian Town (1886 or 1887)
  • 40. Charles E. McChesney, Agent at the Cheyenne River Agency (1887)
  • 41. Robert L. Owen, Agent at the Union Agency (Chickasaw people in Indian Territory) (1888)
  • 42. Robert L. Owen, Agent at the Union Agency (Multiple tribes in Indian Territory) (1888)
  • 43. Charter of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (1889, with amendments adopted in 1895 and 1897)
  • 44. Constitution of the Menominee Tribe of Indians (1892)
  • 45. Amended Constitution of the Seneca Nation of Indians (1893)
  • 46. Muscogee Creek Nation Constitution (1894)
  • 47. Dew M. Wisdom, Agent at the Union Agency, Indian Territory (1896)
  • 48. A.E. Woodson, Acting Agent at Cheyenne and Arapaho Agency (1897)
  • 49. Pima Constitution (1901 or 1902).
  • 50. Acts and Resolutions of the General Council of the Choctaw Nation (1904)
  • 51. Menominee Constitution (1904)
  • 52. Constitution of the State of Sequoyah (1906)
  • 53. Unwritten Laws of the Apache (1906)
  • 54. Laws, By-Laws, and Constitution of the Pueblo of Laguna (1908)
  • 55. Right of Indians to Nominate Their Agent or Superintendent (1912)
  • 56. Rules and Regulations for Annette Islands Reserve (1915)
  • 57. Constitutions of the Rosebud Sioux (1916, 1920, and 1924)
  • 58. Alaska Native Brotherhood Constitutions of Grand and Subordinate Camps (1917-1918)
  • 59. Constitution of the Red Lake Band of Anishinaabe (1918)
  • 60. Yurok Laws (1919)
  • 61. Western Shoshone Constitution (1919)
  • 62. Constitution of the Oglala Tribal Council (1921)
  • 63. Assiniboine & Gros Ventre of Ft. Belknap Constitution (1921)
  • 64. By-Laws of the Crow Indians (1922)
  • 65. Constitution of the Cheyenne River Sioux Indians (1923)
  • 66. Constitution and By-Laws of the Menominee Indians (1924)
  • 67. Duwamish Constitution (1925)
  • 68. Constitution and By-Laws of the Oglala Tribal Council (1928)
  • 69. Constitution and By-Laws of the Klamath Business Committee (1929).
  • 70. Governance Within the White Mountain Apache (1929)
  • 71. Trustees of the Puyallup Tribe (1929)
  • 72. Northern and Southern Pueblo Governance (1929)
  • 73. Klamath Indian Corporation (1930)
  • 74. Constitution and By-Laws of the Flathead Business Committee (1930)
  • 75. Kiowa, Comanche, and Apache Council Resolutions and Petitions (1930)
  • 76. Makah Constitutional Discussion (1931)
  • 77. Indian Tribal Councils Act (1932)
  • 78. Removal of Certain Bureau of Indian Affairs Employees (1932)
  • 79. Yankton Sioux Constitution (1932)
  • 80. Concerns of the Western Shoshone Nation (1932)
  • 81. Proposed Organization of the Tribal Advisory Committee of the Prairie Band of Potawatomie of Kansas (1932)
  • 82. Constitution of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians (1932)
  • 83. Constitution of the Hopi Council of New Oraibi (1933)
  • 84. Constitution of the Oglala Sioux Tribe (1933)
  • 85. Constitutions of the Camp McDowell Indians of Arizona (1933)
  • 86. Constitution and By-Laws of the Hoopa Business Council (1933)
  • Appendix 1: Selected Internet Sites.