Bill Of Rights Vs Native American Rights

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Much has been written about the importance of the Bill of Rights, the amendments recognizes individual liberty rights by the government, enforcing them amongst all citizens, including Native Americans. The trust responsibilities between Indian tribes and the United States has been an ongoing struggle of rights, tribal sovereignty, and relations with Congress. For example, the Santa Clara Pueblo v. Martinez, a United States Supreme Court decision, is a landmark in federal Indian Law that doesn’t enforce the fifth amendment of the Bill of Rights. However, the government’s security is taking action for its well-being in protecting its sacred history that the Founders established. In today’s era, the Constitution holds most controversial rights that determines our history. The United States Constitution has provided powerful words, such as “We the People” and “all men are created equal” done with careful evaluation by the Founders, including the Bill of Rights that holds 10 amendments under the Constitution regarding a balance between an individual and the government; however, the document defines the American political system and government relations between citizens and its government …show more content…

To the extent of compromising would be through obeying all documents that overlap Native Americans having equal rights and overriding the 5th amendment so that the boundaries of each individual citizen is followed in the Bill of Rights How can Native American citizens, who live under the absolute power of congress, have equal constitutional protection such as, the 5th amendment on a tribal government case? So, as our government prospers in these liberties, we as citizens, may abuse our rights allowing the government to control our individuality, resulting in compromising amendments in the

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