Massachusetts Law About American Indians
- MGL c. 6, s. 12I. American Indian heritage week.
- MGL c. 6A, s. 8A. Commission on Indian affairs; membership; functions
- MGL c. 38, s. 6. Unmarked human skeletal remains
- MGL c. 114, s. 17. Preservation of ancient burial places.
Adoption of Arnold, 50 Mass. App. Ct. 743 (2000). Termination of parental rights under the Indian Child Welfare Act.
American Indian Law Guide, Suffolk University Law Library. Great source for links to key sources of information, including: major web sites, tribes, Mass. cases and statutes, federal laws and law review articles.
Legislature votes to repeal 1675 Hub ban on Indians, Boston.com, May 20, 2005. "The Legislature yesterday voted to repeal a 330-year-old law banning Native Americans from entering Boston, removing a potential obstacle cited by a group of minority journalists reluctant to consider holding a convention here."
Massachusetts Commission on Indian Affairs. "The fundamental role of MCIA is to assist Native American individuals, tribes and organizations in their relationship with state and local government agencies and to advise the Commonwealth in matters pertaining to Native Americans."
WWW Virtual Library - American Indians: Index of Native American Legal Resources on the Internet. A collection of links to over 50 sources of information on legal issues affecting North American Indians, including Canadian and Latin American sources.