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Title:
Perversions of justice : indigenous peoples and angloamerican law
Author:
Churchill, Ward.
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Publication Information:
San Francisco : City Lights Books, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
xxii, 465 pages ; 22 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction : "The Creator knows their lies and so should we" : Ward Churchill's pursuit of juridical truth / Sharon Helen Venne -- Perversions of justice : examining U.S. rights to occupancy in North America -- Rights of conquest : the devolution of a myth in international law -- Stolen kingdom : the right of Hawaiʻi to decolonization -- Charades, anyone? : the Indian Claims Commission in context -- A breach of trust : the radioactive colonization of native North America -- The crucible of American Indian identity : native tradition versus colonial imposition in postconquest North America -- Forbidding the "g-word" : holocaust denial as judicial doctrine in Canada -- The bloody wake of Alcatraz : repression of the American Indian Movement during the 1970s -- "To judge them by the standards of their time" : America's Indian fighters, the laws of war, and the question of international order -- Appendix A. Declaration on the granting of independence to colonial countries and peoples : United Nations General Assembly Resolution 1514 (XV), December 14, 1960 -- Appendix B. Congressional apology to Native Hawaiians : Public Law 103-150, 1993 -- Appendix C. Draft United Nations Declaration on the rights of indigenous peoples : a report of the Sub-Commission on Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities : 46th session, August 1994 -- Appendix D. National Security Council Memorandum on the rights of indigenous peoples, January 18, 2001.
Electronic Access:
Publisher description http://www.loc.gov/catdir/description/cons041/2002073869.html
ISBN:
9780872864160

9780872864115
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