NAs: 1900-1920

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  • NAs: 1900-1920
    • Land Rights
      • Lone Wolf vs Hitchcock (1903)
        • 3) The Supreme Court supported the power of the US Government to revoke all treaties made with Native American tribes
          • 4) Stated that NAs had not gone far down the path of civilisation and stated they were not citizens of the US and therefore had no rights >> also Congress had the right to overturn any treaty made
        • 1) Occurred when Lone Wolf found that 4/5 of male population could change terms of treaty
      • Poor living conditions
    • Economic and employment rights
      • NAs were at bottom of society

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