The White Earth Nation

The White Earth Nation

Ratification of A Native Democratic Constitution

eBook - 2012
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The White Earth Nation of Anishinaabeg Natives ratified a new constitution in 2009, the first indigenous democratic constitution, on a reservation in Minnesota. Many Native constitutions were written by the federal government, and with little knowledge of the people and cultures. The White Earth Nation set out to create a constitution that reflected its own culture. The resulting document provides a clear Native perspective on sovereignty, independent governance, traditional leadership values, and the importance of individual and human rights. This volume includes the text of the Constitution o.
Publisher: Lincoln : UNP - Nebraska Paperback, 2012
ISBN: 9780803244658
0803244657
9781283629096
1283629097
Characteristics: 1 online resource (111 pages)
Additional Contributors: Doerfler, Jill

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