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AIS 150

AIS 150: Introduction to Federal Indian Law and Policy

(3 units)

Introduces the history and contemporary interpretations of federal Indian law from early American rulings that form the foundation of 21st Century understandings of tribal sovereignty. Reviews recent legal cases and precedence that impact American Indian land and people. Develops critical understanding of the legislative process and its effect on American Indians and all US citizens including how to shape future policy and interests in the region, the state, and the nation.