Settlement, Nesting Territories and Conflicting Legal Systems in a Micmac Community (Paperback)

Vol. # 89 (Yale University Publications in Anthropology #89)

By Daniel P. Strouthes

The Yale Peabody Museum, 9780913516256, 496pp.

Publication Date: October 28, 2010

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Description

In this groundbreaking book anthropologist Daniel Strouthes studies the development of a legal system by a North American Indian group—a small band of twentieth- and twenty-first-century Micmac in Nova Scotia—and analyzes their inventive land tenure law and territorial responses to settlement.



About the Author

Daniel P. Strouthes is associate professor, Department of Geography and Anthropology and American Indian Studies Program, University of Wisconsin–Eau Clair. He lives in Fall Creek, WI.