This legal research guide looks at three kinds of laws relating to Native Americans (i.e., Indigenous peoples located in what is now the United States): (1) U.S. federal laws, including treaties with nations and tribes (Federal Indian Law); (2) tribal law adopted under the U.S. legal regime (Tribal Law); and (3) laws by which Native Americans governed themselves before colonization (Indigenous Law). It also includes resources to begin a legal research project on New York State's Indian Nations.
Other Research Guides
- American Indian and Indigenous StudiesCornell University Library
- American Indian Law: A Beginner's GuideLaw Library of Congress
- Indian Law Research SourcesNational Indian Law Library
- American Indian LawLegal Information Institute
- Elements of Indigenous Style: A Guide for Writing by and about Indigenous Peoples byCall Number: PN147 .Y68 2018Publication Date: 2018
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