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Smooth the Dying Pillow: Alaska Natives and Their Destruction [original paper]

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dc.contributor.author Conn, Stephen
dc.date.accessioned 2017-03-25T01:26:32Z
dc.date.available 2017-03-25T01:26:32Z
dc.date.issued 1988-07
dc.identifier.citation Conn, Stephen. (1988). "Smooth the Dying Pillow: Alaska Natives and Their Destruction" (paper). Paper presented in Symposium III, "Group Rights at the Close of the Twentieth Century: Strategies for Assisting the Fourth World; Session 3, Evaluating Strategies for Change" at the 12th International Congress, Commission on Folk Law and Legal Pluralism, International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences, Zagreb, Yugoslavia, Jul 1988. en_US
dc.identifier.other JC 8815.01
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11122/7350
dc.description A slightly revised version of this paper was published as: Conn, Stephen. (1990). "Smooth the Dying Pillow: Alaska Natives and Their Destruction." Law & Anthropology: Internationales Jahrbuch für Rechtsanthropologie [International Yearbook for Legal Anthropology] 5: 167–183. Special issue on "Group Rights: Strategies for Assisting the Fourth World." Vienna, Austria: VWGO-Verlag. (http://hdl.handle.net/11122/9786). en_US
dc.description.abstract The policy for Native self-determination in Alaska developed by the Congress and the state has sought to replace a tribal model of governance with a body of legislation which confirms land rights without the direct political involvement of Alaska Native villages. However, the author argues, the absence of tribes as formal political structures has contributed to a loss of self-determination among Alaska Natives and to serious negative effects on Native village life. en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents [Introduction] / The Pre-Land Claims Agenda: 1955–1965 / The Land Claims Era: 1967–1972 / 1988 — A Watershed / Footnotes / Bibliography en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage en_US
dc.subject Alaska history en_US
dc.subject Alaska Native lands en_US
dc.subject Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA) en_US
dc.subject Alaska Natives en_US
dc.subject bush justice en_US
dc.subject history en_US
dc.subject rural justice en_US
dc.subject sovereignty en_US
dc.subject tribal government en_US
dc.title Smooth the Dying Pillow: Alaska Natives and Their Destruction [original paper] en_US
dc.type Working Paper en_US


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