By Francis Paul Prucha
Francis Paul Prucha, a number one authority at the background of yank Indian affairs, argues that the treaties have been a political anomaly from the very starting. The time period "treaty" implies a freelance among sovereign self reliant countries, but Indians have been continuously ready of inequality and dependence as negotiators, a undeniable fact that complicates their present makes an attempt to regain their rights and tribal sovereignty.
Prucha's impeccably researched booklet, in keeping with an in depth research of each treaty, makes attainable a radical knowing of a felony hassle whose legacy is so palpably felt today.
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