Begin your tribal law research project by finding background information about the tribe’s legal system. This will give you an idea about the types of primary sources you will need to locate: constitutions, treaties, codes, court decisions, and customary or traditional law. Listed below are sources for this type of information.
Tribal Codes, Constitutions, Court Opinions
Judicial - The Courts
Executive- The President and Agencies
Other Federal Agencies
The United Nations
The United Nations is an international organization with 193 member states. The organization has five principle organs: the General Assembly, Security Council, Economic and Social Council, Secretariat, and International Court of Justice. Below is a list of resources for locating UN information and documents relating to Indigenous peoples.
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