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UPDATED March 12, 2010

General Tribal Law Information

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This page includes general information about tribal law, custody protection orders, and links to other online resources for domestic violence on tribal land.

Other Online Resources for Tribal Law

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There are many resources available online which provide information on Domestic Violence on Tribal land.  Many are listed on our Native American page under National Organizations.

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back to topWhere can I find local resource centers, shelters, and legal aid providers?

There are many local resource centers, shelters, and legal aid providers available to give you help, support, and advice. Many do not have websites but you may be able to find them on this website; in your local phone book; or through a local community resource center. 

To find state and local Programs for Native Americans, go to the Where to Find Help tab at the top of this page and select your state, then Local and State Programs, then Programs for Native Americans.

Click here for national programs for Native Americans.  (You may access this list anytime from the National Organizations link under the Where to Find Help tab at the top of this page.) 

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back to topWhere can I find contact info for tribal courts in my area?

The Tribal Court Directory is available online.

The National Tribal Justice Resource Center created this directory of links to the various tribal courts and justices systems from across the nation. You can view the full Tribal Court Directory, or search for tribal courts by state or by tribal court name.

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back to topWhere can I find tribal codes and constitutions online?

The websites Tribal Court Clearinghouse and VictimLaw.org have sections with many tribal codes and constitutions.

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WomensLaw.org would like to thank Sarah Deer at the Tribal Law & Policy Institute for her assistance in collecting this information.

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