By Native American Journalists Association with the Michigan State University School of Journalism
*100 Questions, 500 countries: A advisor to local the United States* is by way of the local American newshounds organization as a part of the Michigan country collage university of Journalism sequence in cultural competence.
This advisor has sections on tribes, reservations, sovereignty, treaties, federal workplaces, casinos, schooling, language, faith and culture.
The advisor is meant for individuals in company, faculties, locations of worship, executive, medication, legislation enforcement, human assets and journalism—anywhere it is very important comprehend extra approximately groups. we are hoping this consultant works for those who simply have questions about the folk round them.
Who is an American Indian?
Where did American Indians come from originally?
Why are local peoples often called Indians?
Which is right: American Indian or local American?
How many American Indians and Natives are there?
What are the explanations for emerging population?
Why does the govt confer with such a lot indigenous humans in Alaska as Alaska
Natives rather than as American Indians?
Are local Hawaiians thought of American Indians?
What is a tribe?
How many tribes are there?
Which is the most important tribe?
Are Indian tribes and Indian countries the same?
What powers do the tribes, as countries, hold?
What form of governments do the tribes run?
What is the tribal council?
What is a reservation?
Why is it referred to as a reservation?
Hoe many American Indians continue to exist reservations?
How a lot land do tribes hold?
What is Indian Country?
What are the residing stipulations in Indian Country?
What is tribal sovereignty?
What is sovereign immunity?
Do states have jurisdiction over American Indians or their land?
Do American Indians need to obey an analogous legislation as non-Indians?
Are Indian american citizens U.S. citizens?
Can American Indians vote?
Do local americans pay nation or federal taxes?
What are treaties?
What agreements did the treaties contain?
Why did ecu settlers input into treaties with the tribes?
Why did the tribes comply with the treaties?
Are local americans suffering from the cheap Care Act?
Are treaties nonetheless valid?
Do treaties furnish local americans precise rights today?
Are treaties being challenged?
What businesses signify tribal interests?
What does the Bureau of Indians Affairs do?
Do American Indians have the proper to carry optional office?
Do local americans serve within the U.S. military?
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Additional info for 100 Questions, 500 Nations: A Guide to Native America: Covering tribes, treaties, sovereignty, casinos, reservations, Indian health, education, religion, culture and tribal membership
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