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American Indian Resources: Law Reference Sources

This is an introductory guide to resources for Native American Studies. Some, but not all, of these are available through the Edmon Low Library, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater.

Indian Law Websites

Native American Law Resources LibGuide  Created by M. Faye Hadley, Indian Law specialist, Mabee Legal Information Center, University of Tulsa School of Law. 

University of Oklahoma Native American Constitution and Law Digitization Project

Indian Claims Commission Decisions  Oklahoma State University Library, digitized collection

 Native American Rights Fund


Indian Affairs: Laws and Treaties 
"Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler,[this resource] is an historically significant, seven volume compilation of U.S. treaties, laws and executive orders pertaining to Native American Indian tribes. The volumes cover U.S. Government treaties with Native Americans from 1778-1883 (Volume II) and U.S. laws and executive orders concerning Native Americans from 1871-1970 (Volumes I, III-VII). The work was first published in 1903-04 by the U.S. Government Printing Office. Enhanced by the editors' use of margin notations and a comprehensive index, the information contained in Indian Affairs: Laws and Treaties is in high demand by Native peoples, researchers, journalists, attorneys, legislators, teachers and others of both Native and non-Native origins"
 (Home page).   (This project was supported by grants from the Coca-Cola Foundation and the Amigos Bibliographic Council, 1999-2000.)

Recognized Treaties with American Indian Nations

This site, published by the Electronic Text Center of the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, includes  "texts of the nine remaining treaties, created between the years 1722 and 1805....These are the product of seven, early treaty events between a number of American Indian Nations and the British, and of two United States efforts" (Home page).