. The rightwing supreme court has another target: Native American rights « JO LEE MAGAZINE

THE GUARDIAN – In 1886, the supreme court in United States v Kagama described states as the “deadliest enemies” of Native nations. The case concerned criminal jurisdiction on Indian reservations, but it also recognized the role states, and their citizens, played in fueling Native conflict and dispossession. It was a rare occasion in which the court acknowledged it was making Indian law in the context of great violence and suffering. Paradoxically, the court found that the very nation that waged wars of extermination and invasion against Native people also declared itself their sole guardian.

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