A lawyer in Indian country

a memoir
  • 4.63 MB
  • English
University of Washington Press , Seattle
Ziontz, Alvin J, Lawyers -- United States -- Biography, Indians of North America -- Civil rights, Indians of North America -- Legal status, laws
StatementAlvin J. Ziontz ; foreword by Charles Wilkinson.
LC ClassificationsKF373.Z56 A3 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23175584M
ISBN 139780295989358
LC Control Number2009010167

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Al Ziontz devoted much of his four-decade legal career to representing Indian tribes from Washington and around the country as they fought to preserve tribal sovereignty, vindicate treaty rights, and protect their lands and cultures.

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A Lawyer in Indian Country presents vignettes of reservation life and recounts some of the memorable legal cases that illustrate the challenges faced by individual Indians and tribes.

As the senior attorney arguing U.S. Washington, Ziontz was a party to the historic Boldt decision that affirmed the Pacific Northwest tribes' treaty fishing rights, with ramifications for tribal rights nationwide.

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