Great Plains Studies, Center for


Date of this Version

Fall 2004


Published in Great Plains Research Vol. 14, No. 2, 2004. Copyright © 2004 The Center for Great Plains Studies, University of Nebraska–Lincoln. Used by permission.


Native American Sovereignty on Trial is part of the On Trial series that examines complex and controversial legal issues with an eye toward providing students and other interested readers with an analytical and educational examination of how "the law in all its various forms-constitutional, statutory, judicial, political, and customary-has shaped and reshaped the world in which we live today."