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American Indian Law Research Guide

Background & Reference Sources

Selected Treatises/Texts

Restatement of the Law Third, Law of American Indians: council draft no. 1 (December 11, 2013)American Law Institute
Print: Reserve KF8205.Z95 R47x 2013

Restatement of the Law Third, Law of American Indians: discussion draft (2013)American Law Institute
Print: Reserve KF8205.Z95 R47 2013


The above drafts are from the American Law Institute's Restatement of the Law, The Law of American Indians project. The "project aims to cement the foundational principles of American Indian law. Topics are expected to include federal/tribal relations, state/tribal relations, tribal jurisdiction and authority, and Indian Country business law." 

Native Land Law: General Principles of Law Related to Native Lands and Natural Resources, Indian Law Resource Center.
Print: Law Library Human Rights Library KF5660 .N38x 2012

 

Minnesota CLE Publications

Catalog & Google Books Searches

Search Library Catalogs

Search MNCAT to find books held at libraries on the University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus.
Search WorldCat to find books held at libraries worldwide.

Some suggested subject heading searches:

Indians of North America -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Indians of North America -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Minnesota
Indians of North America -- Treaties
Indians of North America - Government relations
Tribe/Nation Name - Legal status, laws, etc.  (example:  Ojibwa Indians - Legal status, laws, etc.)
Tribe/Nation Name - Politics and government
Tribe/Nation Name - Treaties
Tribe/Nation Name - Government relations

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Bibliographies & Other Research Guides

Consult the Research Guides & Bibliographies section of this guide for additional sources for locating books.

Finding Periodical Articles

Native American Indian Law Periodicals

General Legal Periodical Indexes

Full Text Periodical Databases

Current Awareness (News, Blogs)


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