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Tribal Legal Code Resources

TLPI has developed a series of community based Tribal Legal Code Resources which are designed to provide guidance for tribes interested in drafting and/or revising their laws. These resources are not model or sample codes. Instead, they draw from many sources and provides tribes a range of options to choose from, based on the specific vision, values, and needs of their specific tribal community. These code resources includes various examples of different tribal statutory language with critical commentary along with discussion questions and exercises designed to help tribes customize their laws to meet the needs of the individual community.


Current Tribal Legal Code Resources include:

Coming Soon:

  • Tribal Civil Children’s Laws (Child Welfare/Child Dependency Laws)

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