Skip to main content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Indian & Tribal Law

Resources for researching federal Indian law and Native American tribal law.

Criminal Law


Tribal Law and Order Act

In response to the Tribal Law and Order Act of 2010, Pub. L. 111-211 tit. II, 124 Stat. 2258, 2261, some tribal courts are changing their criminal procedure and expanding their criminal jurisdiction. Resources include:

Violence Against Women Act


Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA)

Federal Overview​ 

Washington State Overview



State Tax Issues

Federal Tax Issues

For federal tax issues, see M. Christian Clark, Analytical Research Guide to Federal Indian Tax Law, 105 Law Libr. J. 505 (2013).