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. The Struggle to Create an Indian Claims Commission

David E. Wilkins

in Hollow Justice: A History of Indigenous Claims in the United States

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780300119268
eISBN:
9780300186000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300119268.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The losses in terms of territory, political rights, legal rights, culture, and mental health sustained by Native Americans were huge. These losses continued once the US was formally established. The ... More


. The Indian Claims Commission: From Hope to Reality

David E. Wilkins

in Hollow Justice: A History of Indigenous Claims in the United States

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780300119268
eISBN:
9780300186000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300119268.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The Indian Claims Commission (ICC) was not the perfect solution but it gave hope. The chapter looks at the ICC and analyses its effectiveness. Native peoples no longer had to fight individually to ... More


. The Indian Claims Commission: Its Politics and Operations

David E. Wilkins

in Hollow Justice: A History of Indigenous Claims in the United States

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780300119268
eISBN:
9780300186000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300119268.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter looks at the activities of the Indian Claims Commission (ICC) and examines in details the problems it faced. At the time of the enactment of the Indian Claims Commission Act (ICCA), the ... More


. The Resurgence of Eastern Natives: The Maine Indian Claims Settlement Act of 1980

David E. Wilkins

in Hollow Justice: A History of Indigenous Claims in the United States

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780300119268
eISBN:
9780300186000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300119268.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Prior to the 1970s, most Native nations living east of the Mississippi were virtually ignored by federal officials, state governments, and most non-Indians. This chapter looks at how this changed in ... More


Reparation

Joseph William Singer

in Entitlement: The Paradoxes of Property

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300080193
eISBN:
9780300128543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300080193.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter looks at cases of reparation in terms of property rights. It looks at the Rosewood Massacre, for example, where the houses of African American families were burned down by a mob as a ... More


Commissions of Inquiry and the Idea of a New Social Contract

Miranda Johnson

in The Land Is Our History: Indigeneity, Law, and the Settler State

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190600020
eISBN:
9780190600051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190600020.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Chapter 4 turns to the commissions of inquiry that the Australian and Canadian governments created when they realized they had to respond to some of the demands of indigenous peoples as a consequence ... More


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