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Unformatted text preview: Thursday, 4/2: Paragraph Assignment #7: Broken Treaties How are treaties created and how can they be broken? Explain the power of the word broken to describe the actions of judges and justices to abrogate Indian treaties and how the word helps to support Wilkins and Lomawaimas argument that the power to modify, redefine or abrogate treaties lies only within the power of Congress or the sovereign signatories of the treaty in question. Do Indian tribes actually have the power to abrogate treaties? Why do Wilkins and Lomawaima argue that U.S. and state courts do not have the right or power over treaties that they have exercised many times in the past?...
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- Spring '09