Indians of North America -- Legal status, laws, etc -- Nevada

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

An Act to Prohibit the Sale of Ardent Spirits, Fire-arms, or Ammunition to the Indians

Identifier: 96-27

The Assembly is one of two legislative divisions of the governing body of Nevada; membership is proportional to the general population. Bill No. 43 prohibited the sale of liquor, guns, and ammunition to Indians and provided for punishment for law breakers.

Dates: 1862 December 1

Western Shoshone Defense Project Records

Identifier: 2013-10
Abstract The records of the Western Shoshone Defense Project were maintained by Carrie and Mary Dann, two traditional Western Shoshone ranchers living in northeastern Nevada. The Defense Project's mission was to affirm Western Shoshone jurisdiction over Western Shoshone ancestral homelands by protecting, preserving, and restoring Shoshone rights and lands for present and future generations based on cultural and spiritual traditions. It was established in 1991 by the Western Shoshone National Council...
Dates: 1863-2011; Majority of material found within 1930 - 2011