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" The term foreign nation is, with strict propriety, applicable by either to the other. But the relation of the Indians to the United States is marked by peculiar and cardinal distinctions which exist no where else. "
The Public Statutes at Large of the United States of America - Page 9
by United States - 1846
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Bureau of Indian Affairs Organization: Hearings Before the United States ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Select Committee on Indian Affairs - Indians of North America - 1978 - 355 pages
...states" entitled to invoke the original jurisdiction of the Supreme Court, the Chief Justice stated that "the condition of the Indians in relation to the United...unlike that of any other two people in existence." Later Supreme Court decisions have reaffirmed the special guardianship of the Federal Government for...
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Ancient Indian Land Claims: Hearing Before the Select Committee on Indian ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Select Committee on Indian Affairs - Government publications - 1983 - 1407 pages
...their title does not subject the land to entry, unless expressly authorized by the legislature. Ibid. The condition of the Indians, in relation to the United...applicable by either to the other. But the relation of the Indiana to the United States, is marked by peculiar and cardinal distinctions, which exist no where...
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Legal Services Corporation reauthorization: hearings before the Subcommittee ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Courts, Civil Liberties, and the Administration of Justice - 1983 - 2942 pages
...between the United Sutes and its native peoples began to generate lawsuits. In 1 83 1 . observing that "the condition of the Indians in relation to the United...unlike that of any other two people in existence," Marshall described the tribes as "distinct political communities, having territorial boundaries, within...
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Legal Services Corporation Reauthorization: Hearings Before the ..., Part 2

United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Courts, Civil Liberties, and the Administration of Justice - Legal services - 1983 - 2942 pages
...between the United States and its native peoples began to generate lawsuits In 1831. observing that "the condition of the Indians in relation to the United...unlike that of any other two people in existence," Marshall described the tribes as "distinct political communities, having territorial boundaries, within...
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The Plains Indians of the Twentieth Century

Peter Iverson - Social Science - 1985 - 277 pages
...federal Indian law there seems to be an inevitable reference to Chief Justice John Marshall's remark that the condition of the Indians in relation to the United...other two people in existence. In general, nations not owning a common allegiance are foreign to each other. But the relation of the Indians to the United...
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The American Indian: Past and Present

Roger L. Nichols - Catawba Indians - 1986 - 312 pages
...Justice John Marshall had stated it clearly in his Cherokee v. Georgia decision (1831) when he wrote "the condition of the Indians in relation to the United...is perhaps unlike that of any other two people in SOURCE: Roger L. Nichols, "The Indian in Nineteenth-Century America: A Unique Minority." Used by permission...
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Iroquois Confederacy of Nations: Hearing Before the Select Committee on ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Select Committee on Indian Affairs - Constitutional law - 1988 - 392 pages
...Nation was a "distinct political society." Speaking for the Court, Chief Justice Marshall stated that "the condition of the Indians in relation to the United...perhaps unlike that of any other two people in existence . . . , marked by peculiar and cardinal distinctions which exist no where else." While Chief Justice...
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Federal Government's Relationship with American Indians: Hearings ..., Volume 11

United States. Congress. Senate. Select Committee on Indian Affairs. Special Committee on Investigations - Indians of North America - 1989
...Nation was a "distinct political society." Speaking for the Court, Chief Justice Marshall stated that "the condition of the Indians in relation to the United...perhaps unlike that of any other two people in existence . . . , narked by peculiar and cardinal distinctions which exist nowhere else." While Chief Justice...
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To Chain the Dog of War: The War Power of Congress in History and Law

Francis Dunham Wormuth, Edwin Brown Firmage - Law - 1989 - 361 pages
...with which Indian wars were treated. As Chief Justice Marshall said in Cherokee Nation v. Georgia, "The condition of the Indians in relation to the United...unlike that of any other two people in existence."* The total number of Indian wars is incalculable. Before the Civil War they were often fought by the...
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Religious Freedom Act Amendments: Hearing Before the Select Committee on ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Select Committee on Indian Affairs - Freedom of religion - 1990 - 510 pages
...Nation was "distinct political society." Speaking for the Court, Chief Justice Marshall stated that "the condition of the Indians in relation to the United...perhaps unlike that of any other two people in existence . . . , marked by peculiar and cardinal distinctions which exist no where else." While Chief Justice...
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