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Office of Tribal Justice [website]   [open html - 31KB]

"The Office of Tribal Justice is the primary point of contact for the Department of Justice with federally recognized Native American tribes, and advises the Department on legal and policy matters pertaining to Native Americans. The Office of Tribal Justice provides a single point of contact within the Department for meeting the broad and complex federal responsibilities owed to federally recognized Indian tribes. OTJ also promotes internal uniformity of Department policies and litigating positions relating to Indian country, advises Department components litigating, protecting or otherwise addressing Native American rights and/or related issues, ensures that the Department clearly communicates policies and positions to tribal leaders, maintains liaison with federally recognized tribes, and work with the appropriate federal, state, and local officials, professional associations, and public interest groups, and coordinates, together with the Office of Legislative Affairs, the Department's legislative efforts relating to Indian country."

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