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Native American Law


Treaties between the various Indian tribes and the U.S. government can be found in the United States Statutes At Large. For a current list of federally recognized tribes, check the Federal Register.

Indian affairs: laws and treaties. Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. U.S. GPO, 1975-79. Vols. 1-5, 1904-1941. Vols. 6-7, laws compiled through 1970. [KF8203 .U53 1975] See online version at

Kappler's Indian affairs. (see Indian affairs: laws and treaties, vol. 6-7.) [KF8203 .U53 1975] See online version at

Native Americans: a legal/historical collection. Jerry Dupont, compiler. Law Library Microform Consortium, 1990. [MICROFICHE] Consult this bibliographical catalog to gain access to LLMC's Native American microfiche collection of 1,668 titles. Our library has recently acquired this collection, which includes treaties between Native Americans and the U.S.

Prucha, Francis Paul. American Indian treaties: the history of a political anomaly. Berkeley: University of California Press, c1994. [KF8205 .P75 1994]

Wilkinson, Charles F. and John M. Volkman. Judicial Review of Treaty Abrogation: As Long As Water Flows or Grass Grows Upon the Earth' - How Long a Time is That? 63 California Law Review 601-661 (1975).