Database

The Northwest Intertribal Court System (NICS) recently launched a free, searchable database of hundreds of hundreds of tribal court appellate opinions from 30 Indian tribes in the Pacific Northwest, Alaska, and Northern California.

The courts included in this resource are:

Burns Paiute Tribal Court Of Appeals
Chehalis Tribal Court Of Appeals
Confederated Salish And Kootenai Tribal Court Of Appeals
Hoh Tribal Court Of Appeals
Hoopa Valley Tribal Court Of Appeals
Kalispel Tribal Court Of Appeals
Klamath Supreme Court
Kootenai Tribal Court Of Appeals
Lower Elwha Klallam Tribal Court Of Appeals
Lummi Tribal Court Of Appeals
Metlakatla Indian Community
Muckleshoot Tribal Court Of Appeals
Nez Perce Tribal Court Of Appeals
Nisqually Tribal Court Of Appeals
Nooksack Tribal Court Of Appeals
Port Gamble Sklallam Tribal Court Of Appeals
Puyallup Tribal Court Of Appeals
Quileute Tribal Court Of Appeals
Samish Indian Nation
Sauk-Suiattle Tribal Court Of Appeals
Shoalwater Bay Tribal Court Of Appeals
Shoshone-Bannock Tribal Court Of Appeals
Skokomish Tribal Court Of Appeals
Spokane Tribal Court Of Appeals
Squaxin Island Tribal Court Of Appeals
Suquamish Tribal Court Of Appeals
Swinomish Tribal Court Of Appeals
Tulalip Tribal Court Of Appeals
Upper Skagit Tribal Court Of Appeals
Yurok Tribal Court Of Appeals

Legal scholars, judges, and tribal law practitioners throughout the U.S. as well as the general public will benefit from having this access to these opinions.