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Who is an Indian : no single definition that works in all cases Tribe : a group of Indians that constitute a distinct and historically continuous political entity and a group of people Doctrine of Discovery : agreement between European Nations about who gets the land because the Indians do not own it 1493 Woodcut Columbus: described Indians as savages and unwealthy Promises Made, Promises Broken (Deloria): Europeans didn’t keep treaties with Indians, famous cases of the 1830’s, Treaty of Ghent in 1815 (required U.S. to make peace with the Indian nations that opposed them in the late war), Five Civilized Tribes (Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Creek, Seminole), Indian Removal Act 1830 Sovereignty : is a fluid process of power relationship U.S. First Policies: promote civilization and education, regulate trade and commerce, establish and maintain boundaries, treaties for land/peace Internal Sovereignty : determine for of government, define membership, and maintain social control, jurisdiction over place John Collier: was a reformer, Indian reorganization act of 1934, helped Indian education by stopping the harsh boarding schools (no cutting hair and let Indians speak language), Merriam
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course TRAD 101 taught by Professor Weiner during the Spring '08 term at University of Arizona- Tucson.

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