Burns Paiute Tribe
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Descendants of the "Wadatika" band of Paiute Indians. Formerly known as Burns Paiute Tribe of the Burns Paiute Indian Colony of Oregon.

Tribal Code:

At tribe's website. (Under Document Menu. Link is not working as of 8/1/2012.)

At NILL website. Table of contents.

See NILL catalog record for tribal code.

Tribal Constitution:

At NILL website. Table of contents

See NILL catalog record for print version of constitution.

Tribal Court Opinions:

At Northwest Intertribal Court System's website. Appellate Opinions.

At Indian Law Reporter (not available online).1992-1997. See NILL's cumulative subject index of tribal court cases in the ILR. Search tip:search for Burns Paiute

Other Legal Materials:

See NILL catalog records for other Burns Paiute materials.

Contact Info


100 Pasigo St.
Burns, Oregon 97720
(541) 573-2088
FAX 541-573-2323

Tribal Court

100 Pasigo St.
Burns, Oregon 97720
(541) 573-2793
FAX 541-573-3854


Research Tools

United States Tribal Courts Directory. By A. Schwartz and M.J.B. Hunter.

Tiller's Guide to Indian Country: Economic Profiles of American Indian Reservations. Tiller Research, Inc. (see older version online at the Internet Archive)

Tribal Leaders Directory. (BIA)

Directories of Tribes and Alaska Native Villages. (NILL)

How to Build a Tribal Legal History. Indian Nation Archives