Fergus M. Bordewich

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Fergus M. Bordewich’s book Killing the White Man’s Indian was published in February by Doubleday. He is also the author of Cathay: A Journey in Search of Old China .

Articles by this Contributor

July/august 1996

AFTER CENTURIES OF CONFLICT OVER THEIR RIGHTS AND POWERS, Indian tribes now increasingly make and enforce their own laws, often answerable to no one in the United States government. Is this the rebirth of their ancient independence or a new kind of legalized segregation?