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To Right The Unrightable Wrong Robert L. Pirtle

To Right The Unrightable Wrong

Robert L. Pirtle

Published February 19th 2008
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Kindle Edition
576 pages
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This Autobiography begins with a detailed description of a young man growing up in Roswell, New Mexico in the 1940s and 1950s who becomes a lawyer and represents American Indian tribes throughout the United States. It details his firm’s fight toMoreThis Autobiography begins with a detailed description of a young man growing up in Roswell, New Mexico in the 1940s and 1950s who becomes a lawyer and represents American Indian tribes throughout the United States. It details his firm’s fight to protect Indian treaty fishing rights in the Supreme Court, then shifts to the larger battle of stopping further loss of Indian land and the siege against tribal governmental sovereignty waged by state and local governments, large corporations and individuals all across America. It is, indeed, a revealing and fascinating history of the development of federal Indian law.