Exiled in the Land of the Free: Democracy, Indian Nations, and the U.S. Constitution Oren Lyons

ISBN: 9780940666153

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Exiled in the Land of the Free: Democracy, Indian Nations, and the U.S. Constitution  by  Oren Lyons

Exiled in the Land of the Free: Democracy, Indian Nations, and the U.S. Constitution by Oren Lyons
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This book chronicles the influence American Indians have had on the development of democratic tradition in Western culture and the inspiration they provided for the writing of the United States Constitution and Bill of Rights.Focusing primarily onMoreThis book chronicles the influence American Indians have had on the development of democratic tradition in Western culture and the inspiration they provided for the writing of the United States Constitution and Bill of Rights.Focusing primarily on the Iroquois Confederacy and its relations with European nations contending for control of the New World, the authors of Exiled in the Land of the Free present a view of history that sheds new light on old assumptions about American Indians and about the beginnings of democracy.The authors, noted scholars and respected Native American leaders, have provided a work of ground-breaking scholarship, with powerful implications for future relations between Native American tribes and the governments of the United States and other nations- for this book represents perhaps the most powerful case ever made for Native American sovereignty.

American history may never be the same.



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