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Governance

Enhancing Tribal Governance Codes of Ethics (PDF)
By: Maylinn Smith, Director, Indian Law Clinic, School of Law, University of Montana

Creating Sound Business Environments in Indian Country by Enhancing Tribal Justice (PDF)
By: Maylinn Smith, Director, Indian Law Clinic, Schools of Law, University of Montana and Dennis Puzz, Esquire, Best & Flanagan, LLP

Practicalities of Constitutional Reform (PDF)
By: Leonika Charging, Fredericks, Peebles & Morgan, LLP

Native Nation Building - Issues of Self Rule, Institution-Building & Leadership (PDF)
By: Manley Begay, Executive Director, Native Nations Institute for Leadership, Management & Policy

Native Nations Institute for Leadership, Management, and Policy
NNI is a self-determination, self-governance, and development resource for Native nations. Nation Building is the central focus of NNI's programs.

Final Report Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice under Public Law 280 (PDF)
By: Carole Goldberg, J.D., Duane Champagne, Ph.D., Principal Investigators and Heather Valdez Singleton, Project Director

Goldberg: Public Law 280 isn't the proper economic stimulus for Indian country (PDF)
Indian Country Today Article 3-20-09

Tribal Court Clearing House
Resource for American Indian and Alaska Native Nations, American Indian and Alaska Native people, tribal justice systems, victims, services providers, tribal service providers, and others involved in the improvement of justice in Indian country.

National American Indian Court Judges Association
The Association is primarily devoted to the support of American Indian and Alaska Native justice systems through education, information sharing and advocacy.