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Table of Contents

Books and Pathfinders
Periodicals
Treaties and Other Documents
Tribal Law and Government
Tribal Courts
Government Web Sites
Native American Communities in Minnesota

Books and Pathfinders

American Indian Law, from Wex, the Legal Encyclopedia of the Legal Information Institute at Cornell.

American Indian Law Deskbook, 4th ed. (University Press of Colorado, 2008). KF8205.A76 2008.

Canby, William C. American Indian Law in a Nutshell, 5th ed. (West Group, 2009).  KF8205.Z9 C36 2009.

Cohen's Handbook of Federal Indian Law. (LexisNexis, 2012). KF8205.C6 2012. The 1941 edition is online from the University of Oklahoma.

Guide to Law Online: Indians of North America, from the Library of Congress.

Indian Gambling in Minnesota, from the Research Department of the Minnesota House of Representatives.

Indian Law Portal, from the Ross-Blakely Law Library, University of Arizona.

Indian Law Resources, from the National Indian Law Library.

Indians, Indian Tribes and State Government , from the Research Department of the Minnesota House of Representatives.

Native American Law & Legal Sources, from the University of Wisconsin Law Library.

Pevar, Stephen L. The Rights of Indians and Tribes, 4th ed. (Oxford University Press, 2012). KF8210.C5 P48 2012.

A Practical Guide to the Indian Child Welfare Act ,from the Native American Rights Fund.

Researching American Indian Law, from the University of Minnesota Law Library.

Resources on Minnesota Issues: Indian Fishing and Hunting Rights, from the Minnesota Legislative Reference Library.

Resources on Minnesota Issues: Minnesota Minority Child Heritage Protection Act, from the Minnesota Legislative Reference Library.

Richland, Justin B. and Sarah Deer. Introduction to Tribal Legal Studies, 2d ed. (AltaMira Press, 2010). KF8205.R53 2010.

TO FIND MORE: Suggested subject headings for the online catalog: Indians of North America - Legal Status, Laws, etc. Or after a successful keyword search, look for useful subject headings under the items you retrieved and link to them.

Periodicals

American Indian Law Review. (University of Oklahoma College of Law).

Indian Law Bulletins, A current awareness service of the National Indian Law Library (NILL).

National Indian Law Library Blog, from the National Indian Law Library.

TO FIND ARTICLES: Using the Advanced Search in Index to Legal Periodicals and Books, try entering keywords without restriction along with the word "Indians" restricted to subjects (and without the quotation marks.) Tribal names also work as subject headings.

Treaties and Other Documents

Documents of American Indian Diplomacy. (University of Oklahoma Press, 1999). Internet Resource.

Documents of United States Indian Policy, 3rd ed. (University of Nebraska Press, 2000). Internet Resource.

Dupont, Jerry. Native American Collection: a bibliography describing the microfiche collection assembled and marketed by the Law Library Microform Consortium. (LLMC, 1990).   KF8201.A1 N39 1990.

Early Recognized Treaties with American Indian Nations, from the University of Nebraska.

Indian Claims Commission Decisions, from the Oklahoma State University Library.

Indian Affairs: Laws and Treaties. Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. (Government Printing Office, 1904). KF8203 1904.

Treaties Not Included In Kappler, from the University of Oklahoma Law Center Library.

Indian Land Cessions in the United States, 1784-1894, United States Serial Set, Number 4015.

Indian Reorganization Act Era Constitutions and Charters, from the University of Oklahoma Law Center Library.

Institute for the Development of Indian Law. A Chronological List of Treaties and Agreements Made by Indian Tribes with the United States. (1973). KF8205.Z9 I57x.

Landmark Indian Law Cases. (William S. Hein & Co., 2002). KF8204.5 .L36 2002.

Seminal Supreme Court Cases Regarding Federal Indian Law, from Wisconsin Judicare, Inc.

Treaties and Agreements of the Chippewa Indians. (Institute for the Development of Indian Law, 1974). KF8228.C6 A5 1974.

Treaties and Agreements of the Indian tribes of the Great Lakes Region. (Institute for the Development of Indian Law, 1975). KF8228.N76 A5 1975.

Treaties and agreements of the Indian tribes of the Northern Plains. (Institute for the Development of Indian Law, 1974). KF8228.N8 A5 1974.

Treaties Between the United States and Native Americans, from The Avalon Project at Yale Law School.

United States. Dept. of the Interior. Office of the Solicitor. Opinions of the Solicitor of the Department of the Interior Relating to Indian Affairs, 1917-1974. (U.S. Dept. of the Interior, 1979). KF8204 1917.

United States. National Archives. List of Documents Concerning the Negotiation of Ratified Indian Treaties, 1801-1869. (1949). KF8205.A62 1949.

TO FIND MORE: Suggested subject headings for the online catalog: Indians of North America - Treaties. Or after a successful keyword search, look for useful subject headings under the items you retrieved and link to them.

Tribal Law and Government

National Indian Law Library

Native American Constitution and Law Digitization Project, from the University of Oklahoma Law Center Library and the National Indian Law Library.

Tribal Law Links, from the Tribal Law and Policy Institute.

Tribal Directory, from the National Congress of American Indians.

Tribal Laws/Codes, from the Tribal Law and Policy Institute.

Minnesota

Lower Sioux Tribal Regulations

Mille Lacs Band Statutes Annotated

Revised Constitution and Bylaws of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe

White Earth Band of Ojibwe Codes

Tribal Courts

Tribal Court Decisions, from the Tribal Law and Policy Institute.

Schwartz, April and Mary Jo B. Hunter. United States Tribal Court Directory, 3rd ed. (Buffalo, NY: W.S. Hein, 2008). Reference KF8224.C6 S39 2008.

Minnesota

Lower Sioux Community in Minnesota Judicial Code

Prairie Island Tribal Court

Tribal Courts Directory, from the Minnesota American Indian Bar Association.

White Earth Band of Ojibwe Judicial Code

White Earth Band of Ojibwe Tribal Court

Government Web Sites

United States

Bureau of Indian Affairs

Bureau of Indian Affairs, Midwest Region

Code Talk, from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Office of Tribal Justice, United States Department of Justice

Tribal Justice and Safety, from the United States Department of Justice.

Minnesota

Indian Affairs Council

Other State Governments

Montana Indian Law Portal.

State-Tribal Issues, from the National Conference of State Legislatures.

Native American Communities in Minnesota

American Indian Communities in Minnesota, from the Senate Counsel & Research Department, December 22, 1998.

Minnesota Indian Tribes, from Minnesota.gov.

Bois Fort Band of Chippewa

Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa

Grand Portage Band of Chippewa

Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe

Lower Sioux Indian Community

Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe

Prairie Island Indian Community

Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community

Red Lake Band of Chippewa

Upper Sioux Community

White Earth Nation


Minnesota State Law Library: Pathfinder to American Indian Law
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