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In The Courts of the Conqueror: The 10 Worst Indian Law Cases Ever Decided
Walter R. Echo-Hawk,
Fulcrum Publishing; Reprint edition (July 17, 2012)

A vivid account of ten Supreme Court cases that changed the fate of Native Americans, providing the contemporary historical and political context of each case, and explaining how the decisions have adversely affected the cultural survival of Native people to this day.

Indigenous Peoples in International Law
S. James Anaya
Oxford University Press, USA; 2 edition (September 23, 2004)

In this thoroughly revised and updated edition of the first book-length treatment of the subject, S. James Anaya incorporates references to all the latest treaties and recent developments in the international law of indigenous peoples.

Working in Indian Country: Building Successful Business Relationships with American Indian Tribes
Larry D. Keown
Roberts & Ross Publishing; 1ST edition (October 29, 2010)

What is the First Step in Developing a Successful Business Relationship with any American Indian Tribe? Understanding that relationships come first and business comes second! That pearl of wisdom and others is what you will take away from Working in Indian Country.

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In the Light of Justice: The Rise of Human Rights in Native America and the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
Walter R. Echo-Hawk, Fulcrum Publishing (July 30, 2013)

In 2007 the United Nations approved the U.N. Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. United States endorsement in 2010 ushered in a new era of Indian law and policy. This book highlights steps that the U.S., as well as other nations, must take to provide a more just society and heal past injustices committed against indigenous peoples.

Battlefields and Burial Grounds: The Indian Struggle to Protect Ancestral Graves in the United States
Roger C. Echo-Hawk and Walter R. Echo-Hawk. Lerner Publications Company, Minneapolis, 1994.

Battlefield and Burial Grounds examines the double standard of the treatment of grave sites, and the struggle of Native Americans to reclaim and rebury their dead often against the competing interests of archeologists and anthropologists.

Blessing for a Long Time: The Sacred Pole of the Omaha Tribe.
Robin Ridington & Dennis Hastings. Lincoln & London: University of Nebraska Press, 1997.

Omaha oral narratives tell the story of the Sacred Pole (Umon'hon'ti, the Venerable Man). The Omaha relinquished the sacred Pole to Harvard's Peabody Museum in 1888 under pressure from the U.S. Government. The Sacred Pole was returned by the museum to the Omaha in 1989.

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