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Tribal Constitutions, Codes, and Court Opinions
Tribal Information - Arizona
Tribal Law for Tribes in Arizona
Federal Indian Law
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Indian Claims Commission
Indian Policy Documents
Sources for Indian Treaties
Treaty Background Information
Researching Indian treaties - CALI
International Indigenous Law
Key International Documents
The United Nations
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ASU International Law Portal
Labriola Center at ASU
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Legislative and Regulatory History
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Indian Water Law
Law Reviews and Journals
This research guide is designed to assist attorneys and scholars in researching tribal law, federal Indian law, and international law related to indigenous peoples.
Tribal law is the law individual Indian tribes develop and apply to their members and territories. The guide details resources for accessing tribal law for tribes located within Arizona as well as outside of the state.
Federal Indian law consists of the legal and political relationship between federal, state, and tribal governments.The guide provides information on researching the statutes, regulations, court decisions, treaties, and executive orders that control intergovernmental relationships among Indian tribes, the United States, and the fifty states.
International indigenous law is the interaction between public international law and Indigenous peoples.The guide focuses on key resources for public international law related to indigenous peoples with particular attention paid to relevant secondary sources, key international documents, United Nations resources, and current awareness sources.
American Indian Law Review (University of Oklahoma College of Law)
This biannual journal includes articles on American Indian legal and cultural issues. It is available for free on their website. It is also on HeinOnline, Lexis, and Westlaw.
ICWA Info (Native American Rights Fund and Casey Family Programs)
ICWA Info is a blog that focuses on Indian child welfare issues.
Indian Country Today (National Congress of American Indians)
This online platform is a resource for news and special features on topics such as Indian culture, history, and education.
Indianz.com (Ho-Chunk Inc.)
From the news, information, and entertainment resource Indianz.com, this section provides up-to-date resources on legal matters.
Indigenous Nations & Peoples Law eJournal (SSRN)
The Indigenous Nations & Peoples Law eJournal on SSRN publishes scholarly articles and working papers on the law of indigenous peoples.
Indian Law News Bulletins (National Indian Law Library)
This service provides information on federal and state court cases related to Indian law, tribal court cases, and legislative, regulatory and legal news.
The Navajo Times provides current news and information from Indian Country.
The Navajo-Hopi Observer publishes news for the Navajo and Hopi Nations and Winslow area communities in northern Arizona.
Turtle Talk is a blog from the Indigenous Law and Policy Center at Michigan State University College of Law that posts items on Indian law and politics.
Law360 Native American Law News
Law360 is available to ASU law students through their Lexis accounts. The Native American Law News source is available on the Law360 website, via email, and an RSS feed.
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