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To find information about drafting tribal codes (includes "model codes") :

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  • Go to the library's online catalog and click on "Search the catalog."
  • Copy/paste Tribal law drafting into the "Subject" field. (Advanced Search)
  • Limit by Tribal codes.

To find information about drafting tribal constitutions:

  • Same as above except limit by Tribal constitutions

To search for materials about drafting tribal compacts or agreements:

  • Same as above except limit by Tribal compacts.

To search for materials about drafting tribal court rules:

  • Same as above except type Court rules into the Any words field.

Print sources:

Tribal Constitution Handbook: a Practical Guide to Writing and Revising Tribal Constitutions. Mark C. Tilden. 2011. Catalog record.

Tribal Constitutions: a Handbook for BIA [Bureau of Indian Affairs] Personnel. Catalog record.

On the Drafting of Tribal Constitutions, by Felix S. Cohen, edited by David E. Wilkins. 2007. Catalog record.

American Indian Constitutional Reform and the Rebuilding of Native Nations. Catalog record.

 

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