The Flathead Reservation

Flathead Road to Self-sufficiency
Flathead Road to Self-sufficiency
Flathead: Road to Self-sufficiency Before the Anglo American invaded the home of the Native Americans, Native Americans were successfully governing themselves. They managed to keep peace and administer justice though using their own customs, laws, and traditions. After the white invasion, the United States government recognized the need to let a “sovern nation” (such as the Indian nations) make and govern themselves by their own rules, “make their own laws and to be ruled by them”(Williams v Lee
References
References
References Bryan, William. (1996) Montana’s Indians Yesterday and Today. American and World Geographic Publishing. Clow, Lopach. (1990) Tribal Government Today. University Press of Colorado. Flathead Reservation Timeline. [online]. Available: www.edheritage.org/flathead/timelineflathead.htm [2003, April 1]. Flathead—The People. [online]. Available: http://www.mtsbc.org/fladhead.htm [2003, March 31]. Cases and Law Referenced Williams v Lee, 385 U.S. 217(1959) Public Law 280 Public Law 638 Indian