N. Bruce Duthu

Wentworth Hall 301
HB 6152
Native American Studies
The John Sloan Dickey Center for International Understanding
B.A. Dartmouth College
J.D. Loyola University New Orleans

Selected Publications

Shadow Nations: Tribal Sovereignty and the Limits of Legal Pluralism (Oxford University Press 2013).

American Indians and the Law (2008).

“Commentary: Reconciling Our Memories in Order to Re-envision Our Future,” in Intercultural Dispute Resolution in Aboriginal Contexts , C Bell and D Kahane (eds.), (2004) 232-237.

“Incorporative Discourse in Federal Indian Law: Negotiating Tribal Sovereignty Through the Lens of Native American Literature,” Harvard Human Rights Journal , 13 (2000) 141-190.

“Crow Dog and Oliphant Fistfights at the Tribal Casino: Political Power, Storytelling, and Games of Chance,” Arizona State Law Journal , 29 (1997).

“The Houma Indians of Louisana: The Intersection of Law and History in the Federal Acknowledgment Process,” Louisiana History , 38 (1997) 409-436.

“Implicit Divestiture and Tribal Powers: Locating Legitimate Sources of Authority in Indian Country,” American Indian Law Review , 19 (1995).

Works in Progress

Examining political pluralism in the context of tribal authority in criminal matters for reservation-based offenses

Dean of Faculty
Samson Occom Professor of Native American Studies
The John Sloan Dickey Center