A Bibliography of the Constitutions and Laws of the American Indians.
by Hargrett, Lester
Harvard University Press,
xxi, 124pp. Dust jacket tanned, previous owner's name stamp on ffep, else very good. A thorough descriptive list of 225 printed constitutions, statutes, session acts and resolutions passed by properly authorized bodies of the Cherokee Nation, Chickasaw Nation, Choctaw Nation, Creek (or Muskogee) Nation), Indian Territory, Nez Perce tribe, Omaha Tribe, Osage Nation, Ottawa Tribe, Sac and Fox Nation, Seminole Nation, Seneca Nation, State of Sequoyah, Stockbridge and Munsee Tribe and the Winnebago Tribe. Each chapter begins with a brief history of the tribe or nation and each entry contains useful biographical, historical and bibliographical notes. The author states that many of these items have not been "recorded in any connection, and the scant biographical information about the others are widely scattered and often imperfect."
Book Id: 26927