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The treaty relationship is the foundation or bedrock principle of U. S. law on Indian rights. A treaty actually is a contract between two sovereign nations. Treaties made between the United States and individual tribes had the same force of law as treaties with foreign nations. This concept is recognized in the U. S. Constitution [...]

The Homeland & Its Use

Today Native people in the Midwest hunt, fish, gather wild rice, and use products of the forest in ways that both reflect their histories and reinforce their identity as modern Native people. Sites for subsistence activity are scattered through the Midwest, and today Native people consider many of these to be sacred. After years of [...]