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.

At NILL website. Table of contents.

See NILL catalog record for tribal code.

Tribal Constitution:

At tribe's website. Included in Tribal Code Part 1 (cover - PL 280).

At NILL website. Table of contents

See NILL catalog record for the constitution.

Tribal Court Opinions:

At Code Publishing website. Northwest Intertribal Court System. Tribal Court Appellate Opinions.

At Casemaker ($$$). Selected opinions of the Burns Paiute Court of Appeals. 2002-2008.

At Indian Law Reporter (not available online). 1994, 1995, 1998. See NILL's cumulative subject index of tribal court cases in the ILR. (Abbreviations: Burns Paiute)

Other Legal Materials:

See NILL catalog records for other Burns Paiute materials.

Contact Info


100 Pasigo St.
Burns, OR 97720
(541) 573-2088

Tribal Court:


9 Paiute St.
Burns, Oregon 97720
(541) 573-8072


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