Native American Law Center

Native American Law Center Links

Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians - ATNI is a non-profit organization of fifty-four Northwest tribes that is dedicated to tribal sovereignty and self-determination.

Alaska Federation of Natives - The mission of AFN is to enhance and promote the cultural, economic and political voice of the entire Alaska Native community.

Bureau of Indian Affairs - Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs is responsible for the administration and management of land held in trust by the U.S. for American Indians, Indian tribes, and Alaska Natives. Its website is currently unavailable due to the Cobell litigation but has links to other sites.

Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission - CRITFC is the technical support and coordinating agency for fishery management policies of the four Columbia River treaty tribes.

Gallagher Law Library Indian Law Research Guide - This guide lists sources for Indian law research. It is limited to Indian law in the United States. All call numbers are for the Gallagher Law Library unless otherwise noted.

Interior Board of Indian Appeals Decisions and Related Papers - This unofficial site contains decisions issued by the Interior Board of Indian Appeals from 1970 to 2004 and is offered as a public service until the official BIA website returns.

Indian Health Service - IHS is an agency within the Department of Health and Human Services that is responsible for providing federal health services to American Indians and Alaska Natives.

Indian Law Symposia, Conferences and CLEs - Index - The University of Washington School of Law sponsors an annual Indian Law symposium each September. The purpose of these events is to bring together experts to present and discuss current issues in the field of Indian Law. - provides news and information from a Native American perspective.

National Indian Gaming Commission - An independent federal regulatory agency of the U.S., the National Indian Gaming Commission’s primary mission is to regulate gaming activities on Indian lands.

Native American Rights Fund - NARF is a non-profit organization dedicated to assisting Native American tribes, organizations and individuals in legal matters.

The Northwest Indian Bar Association - NIBA is a non-profit organization of Indian attorneys and judges in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Washington, British Columbia and the Yukon Territory, which aspires to improve the legal and political landscape for the Pacific Northwest Indian community.

Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission -NWIFC was created by tribes to assist with their treaty-protected fishing rights and natural resource management in the watersheds of western Washington.

Washington Legal Researcher's Deskbook, 3rd edition (Chapter on Indian Law Research)

Available for purchase from the Gallagher Law Library. The WSBA Board of Governors have added Indian law to the bar exam
Chapter outline of the Washington Legal Researcher's Deskbook on Indian law research

Washington State Governor’s Office of Indian Affairs - The Governor’s Office of Indian Affairs recognizes the importance of sovereignty and acts as a liaison in government-to-government relationships with tribes.

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