Kootenai Tribe of Idaho
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Seven bands: Kootenai Tribe of Idaho, the Lower Kootenai Band in Creston, B.C., the St. Mary's Band in Cranbrook, B.C., the Columbia Lake Band in Windermere, B.C., the Sushwap Band in Invermere, B.C., the Tobacco Plains Band in Grasmere, B.C. and the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribe in Elmo, Montana

Tribal Code:

As of July 2017, the tribe does not make their code publicly available. Please contact the tribe directly for more information.

Tribal Constitution:

At Library of Congress website (pdf). (1947)
At University of Oklahoma Law Library website. (1947)

See NILL catalog record for the constitution.

Tribal Court Opinions:

None Available.

Other Legal Materials:

See NILL catalog records for other tribe materials.

Contact Info


PO Box 1269
Bonners Ferry, Idaho 83805

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