Navajo Nation, Arizona, New Mexico, & Utah
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Tribal Code:

At the Navajo Nation Office of Legislative Services website.
See also Navajo Nation Office of Legislative Services Public Reports for information about legislation / resolutions.

At Westlaw ($$$).

See NILL catalog records for all available versions of the tribal code.

Tribal Constitution:

The Navajo Nation has not adoped a constitution (1/24/2018).

Tribal Court Opinions:

At Navajo Supreme Court website. 2013-. Opinions from 1969-2012 may be found in the Navajo Nation Reporter (not available online).

At Casemaker ($$$). Selected opinions. 1970-2014.

At Versuslaw ($$$). All cases since 2010.

At Indian Law Reporter (not available online). 1983-1984, 1987-2003. See NILL's cumulative index of tribal court cases in the ILR. (Abbreviations: Nav. D. Chinle; Nav. Ct. App.; Nav. D. Window Rock; N.v. D. Crownpoint; Nav. Sup. Ct.)

At LexisNexis ($$$). 1969-1975, 1977-2013.

At Versuslaw ($$$). 1970-.

At Westlaw ($$$). American Tribal Law Reporter. Opinions issued by the tribal, appeals or supreme courts of American tribes, including Navajo Nation. 1997-.

At Westlaw ($$$). Database: NAVAJO-CS. Opinions of the Supreme Court of the Navajo Nation. 1997-.

Other Legal Materials:

See NILL catalog records for other tribe materials.

Contact Info


Tribal Court:

P.O. Box 520
Window Rock, Navajo Nation, AZ 86515

(FAX) 928-871-7016

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