Native American Law Research Guide

This guide includes a selection of legal, governmental, and public policy resources in various formats on Native American law.


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National Indian Law Library

The Native Indian Rights Fund is a non-profit organization founded in 1970 to provide legal services to Native American clients, as well as to provide expertise within the unique and complex area of Indian Law. In 1971 the Fund created the National Indian Law Library in Boulder, Colorado. The library provides access to the various resources of Federal Indian law, as well as tribal law.

The library provides multiple resources, including research guides and information on obtaining research help. See also:

Tribal Courts

Westlaw tribal court reporters:

Index of Tribal Court Cases
The National Indian Law Library provides a searchable index to the Indian Law Reporter. The Indian Law Reporter is only available in print. The Library of Congress is the closest library with a current subscription.