Indian Law Legal Resources on the Internet


Aboriginal Law & Legislation

Alaska Natives Justice & Law Links

American Indian Law Review

Coushatta Tribal Court - Louisiana

Crow Court of Appeals - Montana

Department of the Interior's Office of Hearings & Appeals

Federal Laws Affecting Indians

Felix Cohen's Handbook on Indian Law - 1945 Edition

Findlaw Legal Resources

Fort Peck Court of Appeals - Montana

Great Lakes Indian Law Center - University of Wisconsin - Madison

Indian Child Welfare Act

Indian Law Center - University of Washington School of Law

Indian Law Clinics Resources

Indian Law Resource Center

Indigenous Law Institute

Indian Law Updates from von Briesen, Purtell & Roper

Indian Trust: Cobell v. Norton - Information about the IIM Case.

Intertribal Court of California

Kansas University Law Library Indian Law Research Guide

Kussel's Indian Law Home Page

Legal Information Institute:  Indian Law

Links to Treaties

Maori Legal Resources - New Zealand

Minnesota American Indian Bar Association (MAIBA)

Native American Consultation Database - NAGPRA

Native American Documents Project

National Indian Justice Center

National Indian Law Library (NILL)

National Tribal Justice Resource Center

Native American Constitution and Law Digitization Project

Native American Grave Protection and Repatriation Act Database

Native American Legal Materials - Microfiche Collection

Native American Rights Fund

Native Law Centre of Canada - University of Saskatchewan

Native Law News Digest

Native Law Resource Center

Native Sense

Passamaquoddy Tribal Court - Maine - [PDF]

Professor Robert N. Clinton's Home Page

Resources for Native American & Aboriginal Law - New England School of Law

Resources on Native American Politics

Sault Ste. Marie Chippewa Tribal Court - Michigan

Stenzel Law Office, LLC

Tribal Constitutions, Codes, and Laws

Tribal Court Clearinghouse

Tribal Law and Government Center - University of Kansas

Tribal Law and Policy Institute

Tribal Law Journal

U.S. Department of the Interior - Solicitor Opinions, 1993-Present

University of New Mexico Law Library

 


Indian Law-Related Books


Below is a list of books dealing with Indian law, history, and culture, which may prove useful to practicioners of Indian law and those interested in learning more about Indian law.  Most of these books can be bought online, and we have links to where the books can be found on both Amazon and Barnes & Noble.  However, Wisconsin Judicare does not endorse or promote these sites, nor does Wisconsin Judicare operate any of these sites.

American Indian Law Deskbook, 2nd Edition, Joseph P. Mazurek, Julie Wrend, Clay Smith, ed. (University Press of Colorado, 1998). This book can be purchased online via Amazon or Barnes & Noble.

American Indian Law Deskbook, 4th EditionConference of Western Attorneys General (University Press of Colorado, 2009).

American Indian Law in a Nutshell, William C. Canby (The West Group, 2004).  This book can be purchased online via Amazon or Barnes & Noble.

American Indian Policy in the Twentieth Century, Vine Deloria, editor (University of Oklahoma Press, 1993).  This book can be purchased online via Barnes & Noble.

American Indian Sovereignty and the U.S. Supreme Court: The Making of Justice, David E. Wilkins (University of Texas Press, 1997).  This book can be purchased online via Amazon or Barnes & Noble.

American Indians, American Justice, Clifford M. Lytle and Vine Deloria, Jr. (University of Texas Press, 1983).  This book can be purchased online via AmazonBarnes & Noble, or Borders.

American Indians, Time, and the Law: Native Societies in a Modern Constitutional Democracy, Charles F. Wilkinson (Yale University Press, 1990).  This book can be purchased online via Amazon or Barnes & Noble.

Battlefields and Burial Grounds: The Indian Struggle to Protect Ancestral Graves in the U.S., Roger C. Echo-Hawk and Walter R. Echo-Hawk.  This book can be purchased online via Barnes & Noble.

Braid of Feathers: American Indian Law and Contemporary Tribal Life, Frank Pommersheim (University of California Press, 1997).  This book can be purchased online via Amazon or Barnes & Noble.

Cases and Materials on Federal Indian Law, 4th Ed., David H. Getches, Charles F. Wilkinson, and Robert A. Williams (The West Group, 1998).  This book can be purchased online via Amazon or Barnes & Noble.

Conference of Western Attorneys General, 4th Edition, This book can be purchased online via Amazon or Barnes & Noble.

Contemporary Native American Political Issues, Troy R. Johnson, ed. (AltaMira Press, 1998).  This book can be purchased online via Amazon or Barnes & Noble.

Crow Dog's Case: American Indian Sovereignty, Tribal Law, and United States Law in the Nineteenth Century, Sidney L. Harring and Naih Harring (Cambridge University Press, 1994).  This book can be purchased online via Amazon or Barnes & Noble.

Custer Died for Your Sins: An Indian Manifesto, Vine Deloria, Jr. (University of Oklahoma Press, 1988).  This book can be purchased online via Barnes & Noble or Borders.

Documents of United States Indian Policy, Francis P. Prucha, ed. (University of Nebraska Press, 1990).  This book can be purchased online via Amazon or Barnes & Noble.

Exiled in the Land of the Free:  Democracy, Indian Nations, and the U.S. Constitution, several authors (Clear Light Publishers, 1991).  This book can be purchased online via Barnes & Noble

Indian Reserved Water Rights: The Winters Doctrine in its Social and Legal Context, 1880s-1930s, John Shurts (University of Oklahoma Press, 2000). This book can be purchased online via Amazon or Barnes & Noble.

Handbook of American Indian Religious Freedom, Christopher Vecsey, ed. (Crossroad Publishing Co., 1991).  This book can be purchased online via Amazon or Barnes & Noble.

Handbook of Federal Indian Law, Felix S. Cohen (William S. Hein & Co., 1988).  This book can be purchased online via Amazon or Barnes & Noble.  The 1945 edition of Cohen's Handbook is online, click here to view it.

Indian Affairs: Laws & Treaties, Charles J. Kappler, (US GPO, 1995 reprint). This book can be purchased online via Amazon or Barnes & Noble.

The Indian Child Welfare Handbook:  A legal guide to the custody and adoption of Native American Children, B.J. Jones (American Bar Association, 1995).  This book can be purchased online via Amazon or Barnes & Noble.

Lone Wolf v. Hitchcock:  Treaty Rights and Indian Law at the End of the Nineteenth Century, Blue Clark (University of Nebraska Press, 1999).  This book can be purchased online via Amazon or Barnes & Noble.

Mending the Circle:  A Native American Repatriation Guide, Understanding and Implementing NAGPRA and the Official Smithsonian and other Repatriation Policies, Trope, Hill, Suagee, Sackler, Morris, Harlan (American Indian Repatriation Foundation, 1996).  This book can be purchased online via Amazon or read at Repatriation Foundation.

The Nations Within:  The Past and Future of American Indian Sovereignty, Clifford M. Lytle and Vine Deloria, Jr. (University of Texas Press, 1998).  This book can be purchased online via Amazon or Barnes & Noble.

Native American Testimony:  A Chronicle of Indian-White Relations from Prophecy to Present, 1492-2000, Peter Nabokov editor (Viking Penguin, 1999).  This book can be purchased online via Barnes & Noble.

One Nation Under God: The Triumph of the Native American Church, Huston Smith & Reuben Snake editors (Clear Light Publishers, 1997).  This book can be purchased online via Barnes & Noble.

Partial Justice:  Federal Indian Law in a Liberal-Constitutional System, Petra T. Shattuck and Jill Norgren (Berg Publishers, 1993).  This book can be purchased online via AmazonBarnes & Noble.

Planting Tail Feathers:  Tribal Survival and Public Law 280, Carole Goldberg-Ambrose and Timothy C. Seward (American Indian Studies Center, 1997).  This book can be purchased online via Amazon or Barnes & Noble.

Red Man's Land/White Man's Law:  The Past and Present Status of the American Indian, Wilcomb E. Washburn (University of Oklahoma Press, 1995).  This book can be purchased online via Amazon or Barnes & Noble.

Reuben Snake, Your Humble Serpent: An Indian Visionary and Activist, selected by Jay Fikes (Clear Light Publishers, 1997). This book can be purchased online via Barnes & Noble.

The Rights of Indian and Tribes: The Basic ACLU Guide to Indian Tribal Rights, 2nd Ed., Stephen L. Pevar (Southern Illinois University Press, 1992). This book can be purchased online via Amazon or Barnes & Noble.

Spirit and Reason: The Vine Deloria, Jr. Reader, Vine Deloria (Fulcrum Publishing, 1999).  This book can be purchased online via Barnes & Noble.

Tiller's Guide to Indian Country, Veronica Tiller (BowArrow Publishing Co., 2000).  This book can be purchased online via Amazon or Barnes & Noble.

Tribes, Treaties, and Constitutional Tribulations, Vine Deloria & David E. Wilkins (University of Texas Press, 2000).  This book can be purchased online via Barnes & Noble.