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Unformatted text preview: C C O N T E M P O R A R Y O N T E M P O R A R Y I I N T E R A C T I O N S N T E R A C T I O N S Indigenous people in the US and Canada have similar histories over the last century. Much of this has to do with culture clash. Disproportionate populations Access to, and use of, resources Law Native Americans/First Nations in the 20th Native Americans/First Nations in the 20th and 21st century and 21st century M M O R A L I T Y O R A L I T Y A N D T H E A N D T H E L L A W A W There is a crucial cultural difference between Euro-Americans and Native Americans. Native American societies are traditionally face-to-face. Aboriginally most groups were very small, everyone in the society was related to everyone else. There were few strangers. In such a society disputes can be mediated and justice dispensed by elders who already know the people and the case. There is no need for abstract laws....
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This note was uploaded on 12/18/2009 for the course LING 155AC taught by Professor Rhodes during the Fall '09 term at University of California, Berkeley.

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