Originally Posted By: bluezone
Originally Posted By: Timbo
Technically, Congress has no more power over Indian nations than it does over individual states and general congressional laws are not applicable to them.

Technically, you are not a 'nation' if your entire existence depends on local, county, state and US federal governements to 'hold your hand'

Absolutely incorrect.

The Federal Government is obligated to 'administer' the welfare of the Indians, in accordance to the laws that they themselves forced upon the Indians.

It's spelled out clearly in the Constitution AND the Treaties.
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