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Indigenous Peoples of the Americas Law Research Guide: Topical Resources

(formerly American Indian Law Guide)

Criminal Jurisdiction in Indian Country

Criminal Resource Manual 689 - Jurisdictional Summary from the U.S. Department of Justice

Quick Links & Miscellaneous

Indian Law Bulletins:

  • A current awareness service of the National Indian Law Library (NILL). The purpose of the Indian Law Bulletins is to provide succinct and timely information about new developments in Indian Law. 

Annotated Bibliography of Federal and Tribal Law :  Print and Internet Sources: A Research Guide from 2010. provides “quality news, information, and entertainment from a Native American perspective” 

American Indians of the Pacific Northwest Collection: digitized collection from the University of Washington. 

  • This site provides an extensive digital collection of original photographs and documents about the Northwest Coast and Plateau Indian cultures.
  • Includes over 2,300 original photographs as well as over 1,500 pages from the Annual Reports of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to the Secretary of the Interior from 1851 to 1908 and six Indian treaties negotiated in 1855. 

National Indian Law Library

National Indian Gaming Association

Native American Constitution and Law Digitization Project

Tribal Court Clearinghouse 

The National American Indian Court Judges Association (NAICJA) 

WWW Virtual Library-American Indians: Index of Native American Legal Resources on the Internet 

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