Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate of the Lake Traverse Reservation, South Dakota

Tribal Code:

At NILL website.

See NILL catalog record for code.

Tribal Constitution:

At tribe's website.

At NILL website.

At South Dakota Tribal Relations website. Amended 1978, effective 1980 version.

See NILL catalog record for constitution.

Tribal Court Opinions:

At Indian Law Reporter (not available online). Select cases. Search tip: search for abbreviations: Siss.-Wahptn. Sx. Tr. Ct.; Sis.-Wah. Sx. Tr. Ct. Northern Plains Intertribal Court of Appeals. Cases may also be found from the Intertribal Court. Search for the abbreviations: N. Plns. Intertr. Ct. App.; N. Plns. Inter-Tr. Ct. App.; N. Plains Intertr. Ct. App. 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

100 Veterans Memorial Dr
P.O. Box 509
Agency Village, SD 57262
Fax: 605-698-7907

Tribal Court:

P.O. Box 568
Agency Village, SD 57262

Phone: 605-698-7629
Fax: 605-698-4135

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