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Are there different laws governing Indian reservations?

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Answered 2007-06-26 23:38:14

On the reservations they have their own laws which they take care of themselves. They have their own "world" with stores, gas stations, etc. The "Council" dictates the laws and of the reservations, they abide by our laws. They are not obligated to pay state taxes on anything (on the reservation). But revenue made from Bingo or gambling casinos has to be reported since it is Federal. However, they still much notify "civil" law authorities of any felonious crimes, (murder). This is only what I've read up on so far since we are studying it at the moment in school. Hope it helps a little.

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