The Constitution of Our Tribal Republic

@inproceedings{Davis2018TheCO,
  title={The Constitution of Our Tribal Republic},
  author={Ryan S. Davis},
  year={2018}
}
Long before there was a U.S. Constitution for the American republic, there were treaties among Indian Nations and between Indian Nations and colonial governments reflecting ideals of consultation and negotiation among self-determining peoples. Indigenous traditions of treatymaking were based upon mutual recognition and respect. These traditions of constitutional negotiation have persisted to this day. Despite the absence of formal constitutional entrenchment for their sovereignty in current U.S… CONTINUE READING

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