Native Law Links

U.S. Government Websites

Administration on Aging - Title VI Grants for Native Americans

Bonneville Power Administration Tribal Policy (April 29, 1996)

Bureau of Indian Affairs

Bureau of Indian Affairs Government-to-government consultation policy

Bureau of Indian Education

Bureau of Land Management H-8160-1 - General Procedural Guidance for Native American Consultation, (November 3, 1994)

U.S. Census Bureau: American Indian and Alaska Native Populations

Code Talk - Federal inter-agency webpage

Department of Defense American Indian and Alaska Native Policy (October 20, 1988)

Department of Energy American Indian and Alaska Native Policy (August 21, 2001, reaffirming October 2000, and superseding April 8, 1992 policy).

Department of the Interior's Office of Hearings & Appeals

Environmental Protection Agency - Tribal Environmental and Natural Resources Assistance Handbook

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Policy Statement on consultation with Indian tribes in Commission proceedings, 104 FERC ¶ 61, 108 ( July 23, 2003 ). 

Forest Service National Resource Book on American Indian and Alaska Native Relations (April 1997)

HUD’s Native American Housing Assistance and Self Determination (NAHASDA) Home Page

Indian Arts and Crafts Board

Indian Health Service

Internal Revenue Service – Outline of Tribal Consultation Policy

Law Library of Congress: United States: Native Americans

National Indian Gaming Commission

National Park Service Native American Consultation Database (NAGPRA)

Office of Native American Programs, Dept. of Housing and Urban Development

Office of Tribal Justice, Department of Justice 

Opinions of the Solicitor of the Department of the Interior Relating to Indian Affairs 1917-1974

Opinions of the Solicitor of the  Department of the Interior Relating to Indian Affairs 1993-Present

Tribal Justice and Safety in Indian Country (DOJ)

 U.S. Army Corp of Engineers Commanders – Policy Guidance Letter No. 57, Indian Sovereignty and Government-to-Government Relations with Indian tribes (Feb. 18, 1998).

United States Fish & Wildlife Service Native American Policy (June 28, 1994)

U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs

U.S. Congressional Documents and Debates 1774-1873

Tribal Websites

List of Federally Recognized Tribes vol.70 Federal Register p. 71194 (November 2005)

Tribal Governments (Directory Published by National Congress of American Indians)


Absentee Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma

Accohannock Tribe

Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas

Aroostook Band of Micmacs

Big Valley Band of Pomo Indians

Biloxi-Chitimacha-Choctaw of Louisiana

Blackfeet Nation

Cabazon Band of Mission Indians

Caddo Nation of Oklahoma

Cedarville Band of Piscataway Indians

Carrier Sekani Tribal Council

Central Council of the Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska

Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma

Cheyenne & Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma

Chickaloon Village Traditional Council

Chickasaw Nation

Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

Citizen Potawatomi Nation

Clatsop Nehalem Confederated Tribes

Cloverdale Rancheria of Pomo Indians

Coharie Intra-Tribal Council

Comanche Nation

Coyote Valley Band of Pomo Indians

Confederated Tribes of the Goshute Indian Reservation

Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribal Council

Confederated Tribes of Siletz

Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation

Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs Indians

Cook Inlet Tribal Council

Costanoan Rumsen Carmel Tribe of Indians

Cowlitz Indian Tribe

Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians

Crow Tribe

Delaware Tribe of Indians (Oklahoma)

Dry Creek Rancheria Band of Pomo Indians

Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians

Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma

Eastern Shoshone Tribe - Wind River Indian Reservation

Elem Pomo Tribe

Esselen Tribe of Monterey County

Fallon Paiute-Shoshone Tribe

Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria

Forest County Potawatomi

Fort Belknap Indian Reservation

Fort Peck Tribes

Habematolel Pomo of Upper Lake

Haliwa-Saponi Indian Tribe

Ho Chunk Nation of Wisconsin

Hoopa Valley Tribe

The Hopi Tribe

Innu Nation/Mamit Innuat

Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma

Jatibonicu Taino Tribal Nation of Boriken

Jicarilla Apache Nation

Juaneno Band of Mission Indians - Acjachemen Indian Nation

Karuk Tribe of California

Kaw Nation of Oklahoma

The Kawaiisu Tribe

Klamath Tribes

Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Chippewa

Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians

Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe

Lumbee Tribe

Makah Nation 

Mashantucket Pequot Tribe

Mattaponi Indian Reservation

Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin

Miami Nation of Oklahoma

Mohawk Nation Council of Chiefs

Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte

Mohegan Tribe

Mohegan Tribe and Nation

Monacan Indian Nation

Occaneechi Band of the Saponi Nation

Muscogee (Creek) Nation of Oklahoma

Muwekma Ohlone Indian Tribe

Nansemond Indian Tribal Association

(Ojibwe/Chippewa) Great Lakes Intertribal Council

Nanticoke Indian Tribe

Narragansett Indian Tribe

Navajo Nation Home Page

Nez Perce Tribe

Nooksack Indian Tribe

Northern Cheyenne Tribe

Nuu-Chah-Nulth Tribal Council

Oneida Nation Home Page

Oneida  Nation of Wisconsinn

Onondaga Nation

Pamunkey Indian tribe

Passamaquoddy Tribe of Maine

Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma

Penobscot Indian Nation

Peoria Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma

Pinoleville Band of Pomo Indians

Powhatan Renape Nation - Rankokus Indian reservation

Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation

Pueblo of Acoma

Pueblo of Isleta

Pueblo of Jemez

Prairie Island Indian Community

Pueblo of Sandia

Pueblo of  Taos

Quapaw Nation

Red Lake Nation

Robinson Rancheria Pomo Indians

Rosebud Sioux Tribe

Sac and Fox Nation

Sandy Lake Band of Mississippi Chippewa

Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians

Secwepemc Shuswap Nation

Shinnecock Indian Nation

Spokane Tribe of Indians

Suquamish Tribe

St. Regis Mohawk Tribe Environment Division

Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians

Seminole Nation of Oklahoma

Seminole Tribe of Florida

Seneca Nation

Southern Band Tuscarora Indian Tribe

Southern Ute Indian Tribe

Stockbridge-Munsee Community

Tachi Yokut Tribe

Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska

Tonkawa Tribe of Oklahoma

Tsnungwe Council

United Houma Nation

Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah)

Washoe Tribe of Nevada and California

Wea Indian Tribe

Wea Indian Tribe of Indiana

White Earth Debwii

Wikwemikong Unceded Indian Reservation

White Mountain Apache Tribe

Winnemem Wintu Tribe

Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska

Wiyot Tribe

Wyandot Nation of Kansas

Wyandotte Nation of Oklahoma

Tribal Constitutions & Codes

Native American Constitution and Law Digitization Project

Tribal Court Codes and Constitutions ( National Tribal Justice Resource Center )

Tribal Constitutions and By-Laws ( National Tribal Justice Resource Center )

Tribal Council Resolutions and Codes ( National Tribal Justice Resource Center )

Tribal Laws/Codes (Tribal Institute.Org)

Blackfeet Tribe of The Blackfeet Indian Reservation of Montana (Constitution and Bylaws)

Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma Constitution and By-Laws

Chickasaw Nation Constitution

Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma - Constitution

Colville Confederated Tribe's Law and Order Code

Confederated Tribes of the Grande Ronde Community of Oregon's Tribal Code

Bond Ordinance

Divorce Ordinance

Ethical Standards Ordinance

Governmental Relations Ordinance

Indian Child Welfare Ordinance

Intergovernmental Agreements Ordinance - [PDF]

Marriage Ordinance

Name Change & Birth Certificate Ordinance - [PDF]

Small Claims Court Ordinance - [PDF]

Tort Claims Ordinance

Tribal Council Ordinance

Tribal Court Ordinance - [PDF]

Tribal Government & Procedures Ordinance - [PDF]

Tribal Government Purpose Ordinance

Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Reservation in Oregon Constitution and Bylaws

Crow Tribe (Constitution and Bylaws)

Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians: The Cherokee Code

Ely Shoshone Tribe (Constitution and Bylaws)

Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indian (Constitution)

Ho-Chunk Nation (Constitution)

Iroquois Nations – Historical

Lower Brule Sioux Tribe – Constitution and Bylaws

Lower Sioux Tribal Regulations

Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin (Constitution & Bylaws)

Mille Lacs Band Statutes Annotated

Minnesota Chippewa Tribe – Constitution and Bylaws

Muscogee (Creek) Nation - Constitution

Nez Perce Tribal Code

Prairie Island Indian Community Ordinances

Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewas' Code and Constitution

Red Lake Band of Chippewa Constitution

Red Lake Band of Chippewa Tribal Code

Sac and Fox Nation Constitution

San Ildefonso Pueblo Code

Stockbridge-Munsee Band of Mohicans' Tribal Ordinances

 Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation of North Dakota - Constitution

 United Tribe of Shawnee Indians - Constitution

 Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians Constitution & Bylaws

White Mountain Apache Judicial Code

White Mountain Apache Code

 Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) Constitution

White Earth Band of Ojibwe Codes

Yavapai-Apache Nation Constitution and Bylaws

General Indian Law Sites

Cobell Case Website

Committee on Liaison with Native American Tribes of the National Commissioners of Uniform State Laws Background of Committee and Project

Committee on Liaison with Native American Tribes of the National Commissioners of Uniform State Laws Background of Committee and Project

Cornell University’s Native American Collection:  Vanished Worlds, Enduring People

FedLaw-Native Americans

Findlaw: American Indian Law

G. William Rice's class pages  at the University of Tulsa Law School

Indian Country Criminal Jurisdiction

Indian Law Clinic  University of Colorado Law School

Indian Legal Program  at Arizona State University

Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy Clinic , University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law

National Indian Law Library

Native American Law Center , University of Tulsa College of Law

Native American Law Students Association 

Tribal Law and Government Center , Haskell Indian Nations University - University of Kansas School of Law

Tribal Secured Transactions Law - An Important Tool for Tribal Economic Development

Tulsa City-County Library – American Indian Resource Center