Indian Law Research Guide

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Tribal Recognition

Tribal Enrollment

Citizenship & Borders

Indian Trust Responsibilities

Tribal Education

Indian Child Welfare (ICW)

Religion & Sacred Places

International Indigenous Rights

Indigenous Peacemaking

Jurisdiction in Indian Country

Prisoner Issues

Environment & Climate Change

Water Rights & Indian Land

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