Oglala Sioux Tribe

Also known as: Oglala Lakota Nation. Previously listed as: Oglala Sioux Tribe of the PineRidge Reservation, South Dakota

Tribal Code:

At tribe's website. Tribal council ordinances are available in online database.

At NILL website.

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

Tribal Constitution:

At tribe's website.

At NILL website.

At the University of Oklahoma Law Library website. (1936)

See NILL catalog record for all available versions of the constitution.

Tribal Court Opinions:

At Indian Law Reporter (not available online). 1974-2010. Abbreviations: Oglala Sioux Court of Appeals; Oglala Sx. Tr. Ct. App.; Ogl. Sx. Tr. Ct.; Ogl. Sx. Tr. Ct. App.; Oglala Sx. Nat. Sup. Ct.; Oglala Sioux Nation Sup. Ct.; Oglala Sioux Nations Sup. Ct. See NILL's cumulative subject index of tribal court cases in the ILR.

Other Legal Materials:

See NILL catalog records for other tribe materials.

Contact Info


PO Box 2070
Pine Ridge, SD 57770
FAX 605-867-1449

Tribal Court:


PO Box 280
Pine Ridge, SD 57770
FAX 605-867-1549

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