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In the 1800’s, the US government established reservations for Native Americans with sovereign authority. But who actually controls these tribal lands?

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Indian Nations In The United States
http://www.ncai.org/about-tribes/indians_101.pdf
“There are 562 federally recognized Indian Nations … in the United States. Approximately 229 of these ethnically, culturally, and linguistically diverse nations are located in Alaska; the rest are located in 33 other states.”

Were American Indians the Victims of Genocide?
http://historynewsnetwork.org/article/7302
“The sweeping charge of genocide against the Indians became especially popular during the Vietnam war, when historians opposed to that conflict began drawing parallels between our actions in Southeast Asia and earlier examples of a supposedly ingrained American viciousness toward non-white peoples.”

The Map Of Native American Tribes You’ve Never Seen Before
http://www.npr.org/sections/codeswitch/2014/06/24/323665644/the-map-of-native-american-tribes-youve-never-seen-before
“As a teenager, Carapella says he could never get his hands on a continental U.S. map like this, depicting more than 600 tribes – many now forgotten and lost to history.”

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