A Libertarian Framework for Indian Rights

185 Pages Posted: 23 Jun 2012  

Torivio A. Fodder

American Indian Studies Program, The University of Wyoming

Date Written: April 10, 2012

Abstract

This dissertation outlines a new vision for Indian rights, drawing from the fields of libertarian political philosophy and critical race legal theory. The goal is to develop a framework for federal Indian policy that provides for a true realization of tribal self-determinaion, that maximizes the liberty interests of American Indians, and that promotes lasting economic development in Indian Country.

Keywords: American Indian, Native American, Libertarian, Critical, Critical Race Theory, Tribal Self-Determination

JEL Classification: Z10

Suggested Citation

Fodder, Torivio A., A Libertarian Framework for Indian Rights (April 10, 2012). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2089533 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2089533

Torivio A. Fodder (Contact Author)

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