The National Indian Law Library (NILL) of is a law library devoted to federal Indian and tribal law. The library serves both the Native American Rights Fund (NARF) and the public. NILL serves the public by developing and making accessible a unique and valuable collection of Indian law resources and by providing direct research assistance and delivery of information.

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Collection highlights:

  • Tribal self-governance documents including tribal constitutions, codes, ordinances, charters, bylaws and intergovernmental agreements
  • Legal pleadings from important Indian law cases (1970s – 1990s)
  • Indian law treatises, case law reporters, handbooks, and manuals
  • Native American Rights Fund publications
  • Federal legislative history documents relating to Indian law including statutes, congressional hearings and reports
  • Basic collection of general reference and historical/cultural books on Native Americans
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