TRAD 101 Notes January 30th

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TRAD 101 Notes January 30th Sovereignty and natural resources Indian nations control about 2% of the land However, about 10% of the non-renewable energy resources: 5.7 billion tons of coal 5.4 billion barrels of oil 37,882,000,000 thousand cubic feet of natural gas. Just wars were fought because the indigenous people were not Christian people. They were pagans. That’s why Christopher Columbus could come and claim the land. Aboriginal Land Rights Supreme sovereigns Free to govern Free to make treaties Able to share territory or transfer “title” All this was prior to contact “Discovery”- control over lands and people Indians only occupy the land (Do they have the right to sel the land) Indians cannot “sell” the land Indians must give up land for the greater god After contact Federal-Tribal Relationships International sovereign to international sovereign 1770’s-1820’s Removal/reservation/assimilation 1830’s=1930’s
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