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Author Ziontz, Alvin J.

Title A lawyer in Indian country [electronic resource] : a memoir / Alvin J. Ziontz ; foreword by Charles Wilkinson.

Imprint Seattle : University of Washington Press, c2009.


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Description xviii, 300 p., [16] p. of plates : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 281-283) and index.
Contents The road to Neah Bay -- The road to Neah Bay begins in Chicago -- The University of Chicago, the army, and Seattle -- Becoming a lawyer -- Seven years of lawyering in West Seattle -- Creating a law firm -- Indian fishing rights : joining the struggle -- The Makahs -- Recovering lost property : Ozette, Tatoosh, and Waadah -- The Lummi Tribe -- Indian fishing rights : eighty years of suppression, twenty years of confrontation -- The big bang : U.S. v. Washington begins -- U.S. v. Washington : the trial -- U.S. v. Washington : closing arguments and Judge Boldt's decision -- The U.S. Supreme Court has the last word : consequences of the Boldt decision -- The Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation -- The Northern Cheyennes fight strip-mining -- The Northern Cheyennes and the Hollowbreast case -- The Oliphant case : a setback for tribal government -- Writing about the Indian Civil Rights Act -- Leaving law for academia -- A firm of tribal attorneys -- Representing fishermen of the Alaska Peninsula -- The Mille Lacs Band of Chippewas -- The Wanda Boswell case -- The Northern Arapaho Tribe -- Photographing the Northern Cheyennes -- The Makah whale hunt -- A life in being.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Ziontz, Alvin J.
Lawyers -- United States -- Biography.
Indians of North America -- Civil rights.
Indians of North America -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Wilkinson, Charles.
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780295989358 (hbk. : alk. paper)
0295989351 (hbk. : alk. paper)
9780295800202 (e-book)

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