Collection Number: D-437

The collection includes his research files and petitions on behalf of a number of tribes.
Extent

280 linear feet

Biography

Al Logan Slagle was a member of the United Keetoowah Band of the Cherokee of Oklahoma and worked as an attorney for the Association of American Indian Affairs (AAIA) in Washington, D.C. Prior to that he worked for the California Indian Legal Services in Oakland. He was the co-author of the book, The Good Red Road (1987). He completed his doctorate at Loyola University and was admitted to the California State Bar in 1979 then beginning his career in defending the rights of Native American tribes. His research included making use of National Archives Indian rolls, family genealogies, tribal records, and other documents to write petitions for Native American tribes seeking official legal tribal status.

Inclusive Dates

Circa 1960-2002.

Subject

Ethnic Studies

Additional Collection Information

Finding Aid on the Online Archive of California

Access

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