UIC Law Review


Jeremiah Chin

Citations to This Work

  • Rebecca Tsosie, The Politics of Inclusion: Indigenous Peoples and U.S. Citizenship, 63 UCLA L. Rev. 1692 (2016)
  • Avis Kuuipoleialoha Poai, Tales from the Dark Side of the Archives: Making History in Hawai'i Without Hawaiians, 39 U. Haw. L. Rev. 537 (2017)

  • Timothy Sandefur, Escaping the Icwa Penalty Box: In Defense of Equal Protection for Indian Children, 37 Child. Legal Rts. J. 1 (2017)


This paper attempts to unpack questions at the intersections of race and sovereignty by analyzing two federal court cases involving Cherokee Freedmen and citizenship: Vann v. United States DOI and Cherokee Nation v. Nash.