Constitutions of Indigenous Nations
LAW 631L | 1 credit
Jan. 6th - 8th, 2020. 1:30pm- 5:50pm
This course considers the question, “What is a constitution?” and explores different types of Indigenous nation constitutions, important concepts for constitutions to address, and the process for developing one appropriate for each community.
- How do constitutions facilitate tribal self-governance?
- How can constitutions help shape development of capable governing institutions?
- What should Indigenous nations bear in mind when considering tribal constitution reform ?
- What are constitutions, and what is their role in the lives of Native nations, and the history of Indigenous constitutional governance?