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A lawyer in Indian country : a memoir

A lawyer in Indian country : a memoir

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Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): Alvin J. Ziontz
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): Washington (State)
  • Publication Information: Seattle : University of Washington Press, ©2009
  • Publication Type (Medium): Electronic books, Biography
  • Material: Biography, Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
  • Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.us/a-lawyer-in-indian-country-a-memoir/ (Stable identifier)

Additional Format

Print version: Ziontz, Alvin J. Lawyer in Indian country. Seattle: University of Washington Press, ©2009 (DLC) 2009010167 (OCoLC)314114477

Short Description

1 online resource (XVIII, 300 pages, [16] pages of plates) : ILlustrations

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, A lawyer in Indian country : a memoir is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: University of Washington Press
  • Responsable Person: Alvin J. Ziontz ; foreword by Charles Wilkinson.
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Copyright Date: 2009
  • Location: Seattle
  • Country/State: Washington (State)
  • Number of Editions: 11 editions
  • First edition Date: 2009
  • Last edition Date: 2015
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KF373.Z56
  • Dewey Code: 340.092
  • ISBN: 9780295800202 0295800208
  • OCLC: 701095615

Main Contents

The road to Neah Bay
The road to Neah Bay begins in Chicago
The University of Chicago, the army, and Seattle
Becoming a lawyer
Seven years of lawyering in West Seattle
Creating a law firm
Indian fishing rights : joining the struggle
The Makahs
Recovering lost property : Ozette, Tatoosh, and Waadah
The Lummi Tribe
Indian fishing rights : eighty years of suppression, twenty years of confrontation
The big bang : U.S. v. Washington begins
U.S. v. Washington : the trial
U.S. v. Washington : closing arguments and Judge Boldt's decision
The U.S. Supreme Court has the last word : consequences of the Boldt decision
The Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation
The Northern Cheyennes fight strip-mining
The Northern Cheyennes and the Hollowbreast case
The Oliphant case : a setback for tribal government
Writing about the Indian Civil Rights Act
Leaving law for academia
A firm of tribal attorneys
Representing fishermen of the Alaska Peninsula
The Mille Lacs Band of Chippewas
The Wanda Boswell case
The Northern Arapaho Tribe
Photographing the Northern Cheyennes
The Makah whale hunt
A life in being.

Summary Note

Discusses the growth and maturation of tribal government and the underlying tensions between Indian society and the non-Indian world. This book presents vignettes of reservation life and recounts some of the memorable legal cases that illustrate the challenges faced by individual Indians and tribes.

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