The Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy has a rapidly developing program in Indian policy analysis and research. It is focused largely on reservation economic development, tribal sovereignty, tribal governance, reservation environmental issues, and Indian health. This website also has a link to the Udall Center Library.
The mission of the Office of Tribal Justice is to advise the Attorney General on matters that impact Indian tribes, to coordinate the Department’s policies and positions on tribal issues, to consult with federally recognized Indian tribes, and to cooperate with appropriate federal, state, and local governmental institutions. This site also lists the Presidential Executive orders on tribal sovereignty.
ISER is devoted to studying economic and social conditions in Alaska. The Alaska Legislature established the Institute of Social and Economic Research in 1961. ISER has analyzed major public policy issues in Alaska for the past 35 years. It has conducted numerous large surveys of individuals, industries, and regions.
The Harvard Project is directed at understanding the conditions under which sustained, self-determined socio-economic development is achieved on American Indian reservations. The Harvard Project’s central activities include research and the application of research results in service to Indian Country.
AIRPI’s mission is to provide government leaders, policy makers and the public with accurate information about the legal and political history of American Indian nations. By providing knowledge and education, they hope to foster better-informed and culturally-sensitive responses to the challenges of American Indian life.
CWIS is an independent, non-profit [U.S. 501(c)(3)] research and education organization dedicated to wider understanding and appreciation of the ideas and knowledge of indigenous peoples and the social, economic and political realities of indigenous nations.