August, 8, 2015.
Mark Trahant, of Indian Country Today, has written an interesting opinion article about the need for more representation of American Indian Nations within the United States Congress.
"Remember the entire premise of the U.S. political system is that tribes are governments. Tribes arepolitical entities enshrined in the Constitution. Yet, and this is huge, tribes are the only such political entity that does not include even minimal, structural representation in Congress."
For more information,
- Frequently Asked Questions
- U.S. Department of the Interior Bureau of Indian Affairs
- Delegates to the U.S. Congress: history and Current Status (PDF)
- Congressional Research Service, Federation of American Scientists
- August 25, 2015.
- Navajo Nation
- 1830 Choctaw Treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek
- Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma
- Indian Affairs: Laws and Treaties
- Charles J. Kappler, Oklahoma State University Library
- Treaty with the Choctaw, 1830.
- U.S. Treaties: A Beginner's Guide
- June 16, 2015.
- Indian Affairs: Laws and Treaties, compiled & edited by Charles J. Kapper.
- August 14, 2014.