Better Foundation Necessary for Understanding US and Indigenous Relations

While Kevin Bruyneel’s novel The Third Space of Sovereignty: The Postcolonial Politics of U.S. – Indigenous Relations, as a whole, is an important read, the section “A Complicated Relationship” is critical to understanding US and tribal relations. Bruyneel discusses various points in history where the tribal nations stood their ground and demanded action from the US government, this section relates to the reader the importance of how the latter sees the Native peoples.

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