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Conclusion

From: Tribal Constitutionalism: States, Tribes, and the Governance of Membership

Kirsty Gover

From: Oxford Constitutions (http://oxcon.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 13 August 2020

Tribal constitutionalism is well under way in Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and the United States, but tribal membership governance remains opaque. As a result, the relationship between tribal membership and indigeneity has been addressed only in the abstract, without reference to the practices of tribes themselves. This book places tribal constitutions and codes at the centre of its analysis, and works from this vantage point to address the core normative question raised by tribal constitutionalism: should legal indigeneity and tribal membership be made...
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