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May 2007Vol. 8, No. 4Tribal Justice and Safety in Indian Country

An online resource developed specifically for Indian country has been launched by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ). The Indian country website provides a user-friendly, current, and comprehensive resource for American Indian and Alaska Native Tribal governments to enhance the safety of their communities. It also is designed to assist the general public and other Federal agencies in learning more about Tribal justice and safety issues in Indian country.

The website has several sections and features educational materials that address the relationship between the Federal Government and Tribal governments, current DOJ initiatives and activities, and numerous Tribal justice and public safety resources for Indian country. The site also offers funding resources, grant opportunities and management information, civil rights laws, and other key documents.