Arguing with tradition the language of law in Hopi Tribal courtMaterial type: BookSeries: The Chicago series in law and society.Publisher: London Chicago University Press 2008Description: xii,187p. ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780226712956 .Subject(s): Hopi Tribe of Arizona | Hopi Indians -- Legal status, laws, etc | Hopi law -- Arizona | Indian courts -- United States | Indians of North America -- ArizonaDDC classification: 346.130973 Online resources: Table of contents only | Contributor biographical information | Publisher description
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 167-178) and index.
Arguing with tradition in Native America -- Making a Hopi Nation : "Anglo" law comes to Hopi country -- "What are you going to do with the village's knowledge?" : language ideologies and legal power in Hopi tribal court -- "He could not speak Hopi. . . . that puzzle puzzled me" : the pragmatic paradoxes of Hopi tradition in court -- Suffering into truth : Hopi law as narrative interaction.