US Government Documents related to Indigenous Nations


95th Congress, 2d Session



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This United States (US) public law, passed on August 11, 1978, offered protection to Indigenous people to freely practice their religion. Prior to the passing of this public law, many Indigenous religious practices were outlawed. This public law granted to Indigenous people in the United States what was already written in the first amendment of the US Constitution.

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Religious Freedom, Freedom of Religious, American Indian Religious Freedom Act, religion, Joint Resolution


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American Politics | Indigenous, Indian, and Aboriginal Law | Indigenous Studies | Law and Politics | Native American Studies | United States History

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Joint Resolution: American Indian Religious Freedom Public Law 341. Statutes at Large, 92, (1978): 469-470.

American Indian Religious Freedom (Joint Resolution)



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