Broken Government: Constitutional Inadequacy Spawns Conflict at San Carlos


This article, published in 1999, examined the governmental conflict taking place at the San Carlos Apache Tribe. It explored the historical constitutional roots of the conflict, specifically the ineffectiveness and culturally inappropriate Indian Reorganization constitution and system of government imposed upon the tribe by the U.S. government in the 1930s.

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Record, Ian. "Broken Government: Constitutional Inadequacy Spawns Conflict at San Carlos." Native Americas Journal. Spring 1999, 10-17. Article.


This article, which appeared in the now-defunct Native Americas journal, is featured on the Indigenous Governance Database with the permission of author Ian Record.

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