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A More Perfect Union: Legal challenges and triumphs for tribes

Courtesy of Humanities Washington

“We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.”

This program, “A More Perfect Union,” is about how Native people in the Northwest have sought to create a more perfect union for their people and their communities.

In this segment, we look at some of the legal challenges for tribes with University of Washington assistant affiliate law professor Eric Eberhard, who has practiced law for 52 years, 50 in the field of American Indian law.

One of the Northwest's most seasoned reporters is returning to his SPR roots. Doug Nadvornick will be heard frequently on KPBX and KSFC reporting on local news.