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indigenous governance, clans, constitutions, and consent, David E. Wilkins.

'Indigenous Governance' is a comprehensive, critical examination of Native political systems: the senior political sovereigns on the North American continent in terms of their origin, development, structures, and operation. David E. Wilkins provides the recognition and respect due Indigenous governments, while offering a considered critique of their shortcomings as imperfect, sovereign institutions. This appraisal will highlight their history, evolution, internal and intergovernmental issues, and diverse structures
Table Of Contents
Intro -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- Tables and Figures -- Preface and Acknowledgments -- Introduction to Indigenous Governance -- 1. Three Sovereigns: A Comparison of Native Nations, the Federal and State Governments -- 2. Political Organization B.C. (Before Contact) -- 3. European Intrusions/Native Political Transitions -- 4. Another Star on the Flag: Attempts to Create an Indigenous State -- 5. Modern Native Constitutionalism -- 6. Governing Systems -- 7. The Enigmatic Nature of Leadership -- 8. Citizenship and Membership -- 9. Electoral Politics -- 10. Political Economics -- 11. International Diplomacy in the Twenty-first Century -- 12. Indian Country Justice -- 13. Governments and the Media -- 14. Peoples of Alaxsxaq and Kānaka Maoli -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Literary Form
non fiction
Also issued in print: 2024
Physical Description
1 online resource (435 pages)
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Form Of Item

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