Swinomish Indian Tribal Community
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Formerly known as: Swinomish Indians of the Swinomish Reservation, Washington

Tribal Code:

At tribe's website.

At NILL website.

At WestlawNext ($$$). Database: SWINOMISH-TC.

See NILL catalog records for the code.

Tribal Constitution:

At tribe's website (pdf).

At NILL website.

At WestlawNext ($$$). Database: SWINOMISH-TC.

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 Swinomish Tribal Court of Appeals. 1990-2003.

At Indian Law Reporter (not available online). 1994. One case available: Fernando v. Loomis, No. SWI·Civ-9/89-389 (Swin. Tr. Ct., Mar. 6, 1990) (21 ILR 6021). See NILL's cumulative subject index of tribal court cases in the ILR. (Abbreviations: (Swin. Tr. Ct.)

Other Legal Materials:

See NILL catalog records for other tribe materials.

Contact Info


11404 Moorage Way
LaConner, WA 98257-0817
Phone: 360-466-3163

Tribal Court:


17337 Reservation Road
LaConner, WA 98257

P.O. Box 755
LaConner, WA 98257
Phone: 360-466-7217
Fax: 360-466-1506

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