Tribal Law Gateway | How to Find Tribal Compacts / Intergovernmental Agreements
Search the library:
• Go to the online catalog
• Use Advanced Search to Limit by Tribal Compacts.
Find intergovernmental agreements by topic or subject:
Find intergovernmetal agreements by name of tribe:
- Find agreements by tribe in the NILL Catalog. Watch a 2 minute video demo on how to do this.
Tribal-state relations documents [cooperative agreements] - (National Congress of American Indians). The largest online collection of intergovernmental agreements between tribes and states related to law enforcement, taxation, human services, sovereignty, and gaming. (This collection no longer is available from the NCAI website, but can be accessed through the Internet Archive. Scroll to bottom of page for links.)
Some states post compacts to the websites of the appropriate department. For example:
- Michigan Gaming Control Board and Michigan State/Tribal Tax Agreements, Forms & Notices
- Arizona Department of Gaming.
Use the custom search engine at the Tribal Law Gateway to search the tribal codes and constitutions that are available online and may include intergovernmental agreements
To find materials about drafting compacts -- Begin at Tribal Law Drafting.