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Table of Contents

  • e-Library
  • Gale Virtual Reference
  • Global Issues in Context
  • Opposing Viewpoints
  • Student Resources in Context

Native Americans of North America
American Indians: Law and Politics. Web. 10 April 2011

Goldberg, Carole. "Native Americans." Encyclopedia of the Supreme Court of the United States. Ed. David S. Tanenhaus. Vol. 3. Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA, 2008. 357-364. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 10 Apr. 2011

"Reservation System." Encyclopedia of Race and Racism. Ed. John Moore. Vol. 2. Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA, 2008. 499-503. Global Issues In Context. Web. 11 Apr. 2011.

Issues of Immigration, Assimilation and Racial Prejudice
Australian Aborigines
"Racial Prejudice." Prejudice in the Modern World Reference Library. Vol. 1: Almanac. Detroit: UXL, 2007. 61-82. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 10 Apr. 2011.
"Aboriginal Acts limited the freedoms of the natives"

Han Chinese and Uighurs
Kadeer, Rebiya. "China's Uighur Oppression Continues." Wall Street Journal. 06 Aug. 2010: A13. eLibrary. Web. 10 Apr. 2011.

Sweden's Muslim Community
"Even Sweden." New York Times. 28 Sep. 2010: A28. eLibrary. Web. 10 Apr. 2011.

Keyword Phrases

Subject Terms-Related Terms-Keywords and Phrases
Assimilationist programmes
´╗┐Right of property
Indigenous peoples-cultural assimilation
Indigenous peoples-Land tenure
Social Marginality
Forced migration
terra nullius (legal doctrines):Latin expression deriving from Roman law meaning "land belonging to no one" (or "no man's land").
utti possidetis (legal doctrines): Latin expression uti possidetis, ita possideatis, meaning "as you possessed, you shall possess henceforth". This principle enables a belligerent party to claim territory that it has acquired by war.
Restitution AND "specify group"

Quick Notes
"The chances that a 16-year-old treaty-status indigenous boy will wind up in prison at least once by age 25 is 70%, while likelihood of the same for a non-native youth is 8% ".

´╗┐Shantz, Jeff. "'The foundation of our community': cultural restoration, reclaiming children and youth in an indigenous community." Journal of Social Welfare & Family Law 32.3 (2010): 229-236. Advanced Placement Source. EBSCO. Web. 11 Apr. 2011.