When the South African government denied native Africans the rights and sovereignty that were theirs long before the Afrikaners and English arrived, the United States and the international community responded with extensive economic and political sanctions. When Iraq invaded Kuwait, the United States and the international community refused to permit this violation of Kuwait’s sovereignty and imposed severe military, economic, and political sanctions upon Iraq. Yet for two hundred years the United States has committed equivalent acts and atrocities against Native American nations, without punishment or restitution.
Discussion of Native American land, culture and treaties.
A discussion of christianity and native american federal law. Looks at the approach SCOTUS has taken and the Johnson decision.
A history of native american sovereignity that looks at US federal law as well as international law and thier effects on native populations.
Voting rights advocates should explore section 11(b) of the Voting Rights Act as a vehicle to combat voter intimidation.