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Indigenous Digital Archive’s (IDA) Treaties Explorer
Created by the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture, Santa Fe, New Mexico, in partnership with the US National Archives Office of Innovation and National Archives Foundation.
Land Tenure History
Created by the Indian Land Tenure Foundation (ILTF), which works to promote education, increase cultural awareness, create economic opportunity, and reform the legal and administrative systems that prevent Indian people from owning and controlling reservation lands.
American Indian Treaties Portal
Hosted by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Center for Digital Research in the Humanities.
Native American Constitution and Law Digitization Project
Provides access to tribal constitutions, codes, and other legal documents.
The Indigenous Peoples’ Journal of Law, Culture & Resistance
A student-run law journal at UCLA that publishes writings concerning Native Peoples’ cultures, traditions, and histories.
Library of Congress
Assimilation through Education
Photos, early film footage, federal government reports, cartoons, and maps tell the complex tale of the efforts to assimilate Native Americans through education.
Native Americans: Exhibitions and Presentations
Multimedia resources that support instruction about Native Americans, including expert presentations, exhibitions, bibliographies, Webcasts, and other online materials.
National American Indian Heritage Month
November is National American Indian Heritage Month. The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in paying tribute to the rich ancestry and traditions of Native Americans.
U.S. Government Agencies
To find examples of U.S. legislation related to American Indians, use this link for our library search and the subject term "Native North Americans -- Laws, Regulations And Rules."
America's Founding Documents
U.S. Constitution - Article 1 Section 8 (The Commerce Clause)
The Congress shall have Power To lay and collect Taxes, Duties, Imposts and Excises, to pay the Debts and provide for the common Defence and general Welfare of the United States; ... To regulate Commerce with foreign Nations, and among the several States, and with the Indian Tribes."
Treaties Between the U.S. and Native Americans
Documents in Law, History and Diplomacy posted by the Yale Law School Avalon Project.
List of Federally Recognized Tribes
Includes state-by-state listing of Indian tribes or groups that are federally recognized and eligible for funding and services from the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA).
American Indian and Alaska Native Populations
A compilation of demographic information prepared by the U.S. Census Bureau, including data on social and economic characteristic, housing, and historical trends.
Critical Indigenous Legal Theory Part 1: The Dialogue Within
Lindberg, T. (2015) Canadian Journal of Women and the Law, 27(2), 224-247. [Peer Reviewed Journal]