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PLS 170 - Tribal Governance And Federal Indian Policy (3 credit hours)

Offered in Winter Term-Even years only (3-0-0)
Introduces the history, institutional structures and processes of tribal government, with an emphasis on the impact of federal law and policy on governance issues; tribal politics in the state of Michigan are also explored. Specific topics include constitutional structures and relationships; historical and contemporary approaches to tribal sovereignty; and criminal and civil jurisdiction in Indian country, addressing such issues as taxation, child welfare, land management, the prosecution of criminal offenses and civil regulation.
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