Major Federal laws and programs affecting the Indian elderly

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The Council , Albuquerque, N.M
Older Indians -- Legal status, laws, etc., Older Ind
Statement[prepared for National Indian Council on Aging by Winston & Strawn].
ContributionsNational Indian Council on Aging.
LC ClassificationsKF8210.A53 W56
The Physical Object
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LC Control Number80110060

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Laws against Native Americans. In the California legislature passed an Act for the Government and Protection of Indians that essentially forced many Native Americans into servitude. From its inception, American Indian Law: Native Nations and the Federal System has merged jurisprudence, history, comparative law, ethnology, and sociology to bring meaning to the tribal-federal relationship.

The purposes of the book are to: • Survey the major doctrines in the field of Indian law • Provide a wide-ranging inquiry into the role of law and legal processes, both domestic and Reviews: 2. The federal government is obligated by law to provide medical care to American Indians and Alaska Natives, and it does so through the Indian Health Service, an .