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Aboriginal Rights in Alaska

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dc.contributor.author Conn, Stephen
dc.date.accessioned 2019-02-07T19:25:27Z
dc.date.available 2019-02-07T19:25:27Z
dc.date.issued 1987-12
dc.identifier.citation Conn, Stephen. (1987). "Aboriginal Rights in Alaska." Law & Anthropology: Internationales Jahrbuch für Rechtsanthropologie [International Yearbook for Legal Anthropology] 2: 73–91. Special issue on "The Aborigine in Comparative Law." Vienna, Austria: VWGO-Verlag. en_US
dc.identifier.isbn 3876731208
dc.identifier.isbn 9783876731209
dc.identifier.issn 0259-0824
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11122/9785
dc.description This paper was originally presented at Session A.1, "The Aborigine in comparative law," at the 12th Congress of the International Academy of Comparative Law, Sydney, Australia, August 1986. The paper as originally presented can be found at http://hdl.handle.net/11122/9784. en_US
dc.description.abstract This paper describes the current state of aboriginal rights in Alaska and the impact of federal and state laws and policies on Alaska Native political and legal rights, tribal status, self-determination, and access to tribal lands. Topics covered include the legal determination of Alaska Native identity, the legal status of Alaska Native groups, Alaska Native land rights, sovereignty and self-government, subsistence, recognition of family and kinship structures, the criminal justice system in rural Alaska, customary versus formal legal process, and human rights and equality before the law. en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents Factual Background / Legal Identity and Membership / Legal Status of Native Groups / Land Rights/Self-Government/Use of Natural Resources (Local or Regional Governments; Control of or Participation in Decisions Concerning Natural Resources) / Recognition of Family/Kinship Structures (Experience under the Indian Child Welfare Act 1978; Impact on Customary Law) / Criminal Justice and Procedure: Impact of the Criminal Justice System (Relationship between Law Enforcement and Self-Government; Procedure and Customary Conflicts) / Special Legal Institutions (Local Methods of Dispute Resolution; Distribution of Funds, Benefits and Services, and Political Representation) / Human Rights and Equality Before the Law / Notes / Bibliography en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher VWGO-Verlag en_US
dc.source Law & Anthropology: Internationales Jahrbuch für Rechtsanthropologie [International Yearbook for Legal Anthropology] en_US
dc.subject Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act (ANILCA) en_US
dc.subject Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA) en_US
dc.subject Alaska Native lands en_US
dc.subject Alaska Natives en_US
dc.subject bush justice en_US
dc.subject Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) en_US
dc.subject legal anthropology en_US
dc.subject rural justice en_US
dc.subject sovereignty en_US
dc.subject subsistence en_US
dc.subject traditional law ways en_US
dc.subject tribal government en_US
dc.title Aboriginal Rights in Alaska en_US
dc.type Book chapter en_US


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