A clear and present danger to our tribal sovereignty


Indian law, sovereignty and jurisdiction are not “one size fits all” issues in Indian country. There are too many variations in how different states view the Indian nations within their borders and even in how the federal government treats issues of Indian sovereignty. With the surge in Indian gaming in states like California, a state where Public Law 280 gives the state government jurisdiction over law enforcement and the courts, the issues are far different than say in South Dakota, where the state government has no jurisdiction...

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Giago, Tim. "A clear and present danger to our tribal sovereignty." Indianz.com. August 13, 2012. (http://www.indianz.com/News/2012/006741.asp, accessed August 13, 2012)