Tribal Affairs

Web Resources

The Native American Rights Fund (NARF) is a non-profit 501c(3) organization that provides legal representation and technical assistance to Indian tribes, organizations, and individuals nationwide - a constituency that often lacks access to the justice system. NARF focuses on applying existing laws and treaties to guarantee that national and state governments live up to their legal obligations.
AICRC is a nonprofit, social services, youth services, and Indian education agency serving urban Indian children and their families. Governed by a voluntary Board of directors comprised of American Indian members who are knowledgeable about historical and contemporary issues facing American Indian families.
Ayazuta is an internet service focused on improving ICWA compliance throughout the United States. The goal is to support Case and Social Workers by automating the production of ICWA Notices. This allows Social and Case Workers to concentrate on improving outcomes for children of American Indian ancestry, and will ensure Tribes receive information regarding children that may be eligible for membership in a timely and consistent manner.
Child Welfare Information Gateway promotes the safety, permanency, and well-being of children, youth, and families by connecting child welfare, adoption, and related professionals as well as the general public to information, resources, and tools covering topics on child welfare, child abuse and neglect, out-of-home care, adoption, and more.
The National Child Welfare Resource Center for Tribes (NRC4Tribes) is one of the new resource centers within the Children’s Bureau Training and Technical Assistance (T/TA) National Network.

The NRC4Tribes joins the Children's Bureau's Child Welfare Training and Technical Assistance Network (T/TANetwork) which is designed to improve child welfare systems and to support States and Tribes in achieving sustainable, systemic change that results in greater safety, permanency, and well-being for children, youth, and families.

The Tribal Court Clearinghouse is a comprehensive website established in June 1997 to serve as a resource for American Indian and Alaska Native Nations, American Indian and Alaska Native people, tribal justice systems, victims service providers, tribal service providers, and others involved in the improvement of justice in Indian country.

The Tribal Court Clearinghouse is developed and maintained by the Tribal Law and Policy Institute, an Indian owned and operated non-profit corporation organized to design and develop education, research, training, and technical assistance programs which promote the enhancement of justice in Indian country and the health, well-being, and culture of Native peoples.

Tribal/State Programs is a unit of the Center for Families, Children and the Courts. With federal and state funding, the Tribal-State Programs provide support and technical assistance to local California courts on tribal issues and assists with the development of policies, positions, and programs to ensure the highest quality of justice and service for California’s Native American communities and serves as a liaison to those communities in cases relating to the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) and family violence (domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking).