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Native American and Indigenous Studies: Laws and Treaties


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Laws and Treaties

  • Avalon Project at Yale Law School - Treaties Between the U.S. and Native Americans
    Texts of treaties between Native American groups from 1778 to the 19th century.

  • Indian Law Resource Center
    Indian Law Resource Center is a non-profit law and advocacy organization established and directed by American Indians. We provide legal assistance to Indian and Alaska Native nations who are working to protect their lands, resources, human rights, environment and cultural heritage. (website)

  • Native American Constitution and Law Digitization Project - Univ. of Oklahoma College of Law
    Tribal constitutions and codes are the heart of self-government for over 500 federally recognized tribes, and are the lifeblood of Indian sovereignty. The University of Oklahoma Law Center Library and the National Indian Law Library work with tribes whose government documents appear on this web site; these tribal documents are either placed online with the permission of the tribes, or they are U.S. Government documents, rightfully in the public domain. (website)

  • Native American Rights Fund
    The Native American Rights Fund (NARF) is a non-profit 501c(3) organization that provides legal representation and technical assistance to Indian tribes, organizations and individuals nationwide...(website)

  • Kappler's Indian Affairs: Laws and Treaties
    Indian Affairs: Laws and Treaties, compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler, is an historically significant, seven volume compilation of U.S. treaties, laws and executive orders pertaining to Native American Indian tribes.

  • Tribal Court Clearinghouse
    The Tribal Court Clearinghouse is a comprehensive website established in June 1997 to serve as a resource for American Indian and Alaska Native Nations, American Indian and Alaska Native people, tribal justice systems, victims services providers, tribal service providers, and others involved in the improvement of justice in Indian country.