Contemporary Legal Issues Facing Native Americans – Federal Bar Association. (2017, January 10).
Harris, Cynthia R. (2017, September 18). Emerging Environmental Issues in Native Communities. Environmental Law Institute.
Issues | Indian Law Resource Center.
NoiseCat, J. B. (2015, August 31). 13 Issues Facing Native People Beyond Mascots And Casinos. HuffPost.
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Savanna’s Act Addresses Alarming Number Of Missing Or Killed Native Women: Live Updates: Protests For Racial Justice : NPR. (2020, September 28). In All Things Considered.
Walker, M. (2020, September 29). Pandemic Highlights Deep-Rooted Problems in Indian Health Service. The New York Times.
Sharp v. Murphy Wikipedia. It is ok to use Wikipedia to identify a case name or section of law.
SCOTUSblog a blog of Supreme Court cases. I often check it for background on cases before the court. It provided me with the docket number for Sharp v. Murphy.
"Native American Rights." Gale Opposing Viewpoints Online Collection, Gale, 2019.
Finding Books & Articles using the Library Search
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