Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, North Dakota
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Also known as: Mandan, Hidatsa & Arikara Nation or MHA Nation

Tribal Code:

At tribe's website. Tribal Code. Index only.
At tribe's website. Business Council Minutes and Resolutions.

Individual codes and ordinances at tribe's website:
MHA Nation Water Use and Administration Code (Public Notice and Request for Comments - May 2018)
Enrollment Ordinance of the Three Affiliated Tribes Amendments (Draft, 2016-2017)
Animal Control Ordinance and Resolutions (2009)
Election Ordinance (14-117-VJB)

At NILL website. Table of Contents of copy received in 2004.

See NILL catalog record for print version of code.

Tribal Constitution:

At tribe's website (pdf).

At Fort Berthold Community College's website. 1936 Constitution and 1937 Corporate Charter.

At Oklahoma University Law Center's website. 1936 version.

At NILL website. 1986 Constitution. Table of Contents only.

See NILL catalog record for print version of constitution.

Tribal Court Opinions:

At Indian Law Reporter (not available online). 1987, 1990-1994, 1996-2005, 2008-2010, 2012. See NILL's cumulative subject index of tribal court cases in the ILR. (Abbreviations: Ft. Bert. Tr. Ct.; Ft. Bert. Dist. Ct.; N. Plns. Intertr. Ct. App.)

Other Legal Materials:

See NILL catalog records for other tribe materials.

Contact Info

404 Frontage Road
New Town, ND 58763
Phone: 701-627-4781
Fax: 701-627-3503

Tribal Court:

609 Main Street
New Town, ND 58763
Phone: 701-627-4803
Fax: 701-627-4602

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