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By Steven T. Newcomb

Pagans within the Promised Land provides a special, well-researched problem to U.S. federal Indian legislations and coverage. It assaults the presumption that American Indian international locations are legitimately topic to the plenary strength of the us. Steve Newcomb places forth a startling concept that U.S. federal Indian legislation and coverage are premised on previous testomony narratives of the selected humans and the promised land, as exemplified within the 1823 very best courtroom ruling Johnson v. McIntosh, that the 1st "Christian humans" to "discover" lands inhabited by means of "natives, who have been heathens," have an final identify to and dominion over those lands and peoples. This imporant addition to criminal scholarship asserts there's no separation of church and kingdom within the usa, as long as U.S. federal Indian legislation and coverage are premised at the historical spiritual differences among "Christians" and "heathens."

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