Native American Indian Law Research Guide: Wisconsin Administrative Resources
This guide provides an overview of selected Native American Indian law materials available at the Marquette University Eckstein Law Library and selected online materials pertaining to Native American Indian law.
The official Wisconsin source for state regulations. Regulations relating to American Indians can be found by checking the Index for "Native Americans" and/or specific topics.
Connect to the Wisconsin Legislative Reference Bureau's Wisconsin Administrative Code and Register from the catalog record.
Lexis (username and password required)
Westlaw (username and password required)
Various Wisconsin Departments regularly have interaction with Wisconsin Indian tribes regarding topics such as Indian Gaming, Indian Fishing and Hunting and Taxation. As an example, the Wisconsin Department of Administration is listed below. For additional agencies and departments, go to http://www.wisconsin.gov/Pages/allagencies.aspx and locate the link for the agency or department.
The Department of Administration's Division of Gaming's focus is the regulatory responsibility to protect the public interest and the integrity of games of chance played in the state. Gaming Compact Agreements can be accessed from the site.
On February 27, 2004, Executive Order #39 was issued, recognizing the sovereignty of the tribal governments in Wisconsin. To carry out the order, the State-Tribal Consultation Initiative was established. The program is aimed at increasing ties between state agencies and tribal governments. The Initiative's "Government to Government" section provides a list of the state agencies with a link to their Tribal Consultation Policies.