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Native American/Indigenous Studies: Law

A guide for finding resources to do with the first peoples of America and other colonized areas.

Print Resources

Online Resources

Subject Headings


  • American Indian Law
  • Native American Law
  • Soveriegnty
  • Treaty Rights
  • Self-governance/Self-determination
  • Water or Mineral Rights
  • ICWA (Indian Child Welfare Act)
  • IHS (Indian Health Services)
  • NAGPRA (Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act)

Library of Congress Subject Headings:

  • Indians of North America 
    • Legal status, laws, etc.
    • Treaties
    • Government relations
    • Politics and government
  • Tribal government -- United States

Other Resources