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" In the establishment of these relations the rights of the original inhabitants were, in no instance, entirely disregarded, but were necessarily, to a considerable extent, impaired. They were admitted to be the rightful occupants of the soil, with a legal... "
The Christian Examiner and Religious Miscellany - Page 215
1844
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Cultures of United States Imperialism

Amy Kaplan, Donald E. Pease - 1993 - 672 pages
...impaired. They were admitted to be the rightful occupants of the soil, with a legal as well as just claim to retain possession of it, and to use it according to their own discretion; but their rights to complete sovereignty, as independent nations, were necessarily diminished, and...
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American Sacred Space

David Chidester, Edward Tabor Linenthal - 1995 - 352 pages
...impaired." They were admitted to be the rightful occupants of the soil, with a legal as well as just claim to retain possession of it, and to use it according to their own discretion; but their rights to complete sovereignty, as independent nations, were necessarily diminished, and...
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Native American Sovereignty

John R. Wunder - 1996 - 378 pages
...IndiansJ were admitted to be the rightful occupants of the soiI. with a legal as well as a just claim to retain possession of it, and to use it according to their own discretion, but their rights to complete sovereignty, and their power to dispose of the soil at their own wilI....
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Native American Cultural and Religious Freedoms

John R. Wunder - 1996 - 378 pages
...nativesl were admitted to he the rightful occupants of the soil, with a legal as well as just claim to retain possession of it, and to use it according to their own discretion; hut their rights to complete sovereignty, as independent nations, were necessarily diminished and their...
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Aboriginal and Treaty Rights in Canada: Essays on Law, Equity, and Respect ...

Michael Asch - 1997 - 284 pages
...impaired. They were admitted to be the rightful occupants of the soil, with a legal as well as a just claim to retain possession of it, and to use it according to their own discretion; but their rights to complete sovereignty, as independent nations, were necessarily diminished, and...
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American Indian Sovereignty and the U.S. Supreme Court: The Masking of Justice

David E. Wilkins - 1997 - 403 pages
...impaired. They were admitted to be the rightful occupants of the soil, with a legal as well as just claim to retain possession of it, and to use it according to their own discretion; but their rights to complete sovereignty, as independent nations, were necessarily diminished, and...
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Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society, Volume 12

Massachusetts Historical Society - 1873
...impaired. They were admitted to be the rightful occupants of the soil, with a legal as well as just claim to retain possession of it, and to use it according to their own discretion: but their rights to complete sovereignty, as independent nations, were necessarily diminished ; and...
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Asia-Pacific Legal Development

Gerry Ferguson - 1998 - 618 pages
...tribes were "admitted to be the rightful occupants of the soil, with a legal as well as a just claim to retain possession of it, and to use it according to their own discretion."45 ln a series of cases decided between 1810 and 1835, the most important of which was...
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A Guide to Overseas Precedents of Relevance to Native Title

Shaunnagh Dorsett, Lee Godden - 1998 - 287 pages
...founded lands were conceded to be the rightful occupants of the soil with a legal as well as a just claim to retain possession of it and to use it according to their own discretions. He also determined that aboriginal title is communal in nature.(at 190-201) As you can...
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The Encyclopedia of Native American Legal Tradition

Bruce Elliott Johansen - 1998 - 410 pages
...impaired. They were admitted to be the rightful occupants of the soil, with legal, as well as just claim to retain possession of it and to use it according to their discretion; but their rights to complete sovereignty, as independent nations, were necessarily diminished,...
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