Welcome to your research guide for AIS 304 American Indian Law & Policy. This guide was created to help assist you with your course assignments and research. As you know from your Canvas Course created by your Professor Nicole Blalock, you will be exploring the impact of the multi-jurisdictional indigenous social control mechanisms on U.S. state and federal law and policies.
According to the CSUN Catalog of Courses, this course examines the unique legal relationship that exists between Indian governments and state and federal governments. Issues, including criminal justice, child welfare, education, gaming, healthcare, art, land ownership and religious and treaty rights, are examined. The goal of this library research guide is to help you learn how to locate books, articles and other resources, within the realm of American Indian Studies and American Indian Law & Policy, to help your with all your course research and assignment needs.
Sometimes reading recent and classic fiction by Native Americans and other indigenous authors can help you identify themes and topics to further explore. Some possible recommendations to consider reading include: