American Indian Studies Subject Guide: Native Americans and Law

Native American Constitution and Law Digitization Project

Housed at the University of Oklahoma Law Library, this project is a cooperative effort between the University of Oklahoma Law Center, the National Indian Law Library, and Native American tribes. The site provides access to constitutions, tribal codes, a digitized version of the Handbook of Federal Indian Law (1941) by Felix S. Cohen, documents of Indian land cessions, Indian Reorganization Act Era Constitutions and Charters, and many other resources for researchers of Native American legal issues. Location: http://thorpe.ou.edu

Kappler's Indian Affairs: Laws and Treaties

This site contains the fully searchable digitized text of all seven volumes from the original 1903-04 U.S Government Printing Office publication. Based at Oklahoma State University Library, these volumes contain U.S. government treaties with Native Americans from 1871-1970 as well as U.S. laws and executive orders. Information can be accessed from the table of contents, through the index of each volume, or by keyword search. Location: http://digital.library.okstate.edu/kappler/

Native American Constitution and Law Digitization Project

Housed at the University of Oklahoma Law Library, this project is a cooperative effort between the University of Oklahoma Law Center, the National Indian Law Library, and Native American tribes. The site provides access to constitutions, tribal codes, a digitized version of the Handbook of Federal Indian Law (1941) by Felix S. Cohen, documents of Indian land cessions, Indian Reorganization Act Era Constitutions and Charters, and many other resources for researchers of Native American legal issues. Location: http://thorpe.ou.edu

See also the Library's U.S. Law Research Guide for more information.