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American Indian Law - Overview
American Indian Constitutions and Legal Materials
The Law Library of Congress collection contains a variety of American Indian legal materials. The Law Library holds most of the laws and constitutions from the early nineteenth century produced by the Cherokee, Choctaw, Chickasaw, Creek, and Seminole who were forced to leave the Southeast for the Indian Territory after passage of the Indian Removal Act in 1830. Some of these documents are in the vernacular languages of the tribes.
Department of Justice:Office of Tribal Justice
The Office of Tribal Justice is the primary point of contact for the Department of Justice with federally recognized Native American tribes, and advises the Department on legal and policy matters pertaining to Native Americans
National Indian Law Library
The National Indian Law Library (NILL) of the Native American Rights Fund (NARF) is a public law library devoted to federal Indian and tribal law. NILL serves the public by developing and making accessible a unique and valuable collection of Indian law resources and assisting people with their Indian law-related information needs.
Native American Constitution and Law Digitization Project
Project is a cooperative effort among the University of Oklahoma Law Center and the National Indian Law Library (NILL), and Native American tribes providing access to the Constitutions, Tribal Codes, and other legal documents.
Nebraska Commission on Indian Affairs
The Commission on Indian Affairs is a State Agency and was established in 1971. It consists of 14 Indian commissioners appointed by the Governor of Nebraska and one "ex-officio" member representing the Pawnee tribe. The commission's mission is "to do all things which it may determine to enhance the cause of Indian rights and to develop solutions to problems common to all Nebraska Indians." It is the state liaison between the four headquarter tribes of the Omaha, Ponca, Santee Sioux and Winnebago Tribes of Nebraska.
Mabee Legal Information Center LibGuides
The Mabee Legal Information Center at the University of Tulsa has a librarian that specializes in Native American Resources. The Native American Resources librarian has created several guides to Native American resources. We direct you to these guides because of the specialized expertise of the librarian that created them.
Indian Law -- Legal Research Articles
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