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Slavery in the Southwest : Genizaro identity, dignity and the law / Bill Piatt, Moises Gonzales.

Author/Creator:
Piatt, Bill author.
Publication:
Durham, North Carolina : Carolina Academic Press, [2019]
Format/Description:
Book
xiii, 247 pages ; 23 cm
Subjects:
Indians of North America -- New Mexico -- History.
Indians of North America -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- New Mexico -- History.
Slavery -- New Mexico -- History.
Indians of North America.
Indians of North America -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Slavery.
New Mexico.
Form/Genre:
History.
Summary:
"This book describes the history of the Genizaro peoples in North America and their suffering under systems of slavery. It explores the legal and tribal classifications of the Genizaro people and their descendants in the current day. This book makes a comprehensive attempt to outline the legal remedies which might now be made available to Genizaro communities and to Genizaro individuals"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents:
Conquest, conversion and conflict
Who is an Indian? What is an Indian tribe? What does it matter?
Should Genizaros (and Lumbees and others) pursue federal recognition?
The legal framework for recognition/validation
International recognition of indigenous rights
Rebirth.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Gonzales, Moises, author.
ISBN:
9781531015558
1531015557
OCLC:
1108787375
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