Oklahoma State University, following their terms and conditions of use, has digitized all
of the Indian Claims Commission Decisions from 1948 through 1978.
The collection is organized in volumes, 1-43, with each decision marked with
the docket number and the plaintiff tribe and accessible through the page number to the right.
The Indian Claims Commission was established in August of 1946 to "hear and determine [land] claims against the United States on behalf of any tribe, band, or other identifiable group of American Indians residing in the United States and filed within 5 years of the passage of the establishing act and was abolished by September 1978"
- Subject Index
- Creation, Jurisdiction, Responsibilities of the Indian Claims Commission
- Federal Trust Obligations, Trade and Intercourse Act
- Title, Aboriginal Title, Recognized Title, Land Grants, Survey Errors
- Hunting, Fishing, Mineral, Timber and Water Rights
- Treaties and Agreements Between the United States and Indians
- Land Valuation
- Offsets and Credits, Interest, Apportionment of Award
- Table of Docket Numbers
- includes the plaintiff tribe's name
- Tribal Index
- includes the plaintiff tribe's name and their dockets', volume, page, document title, and dates
National NAGPRA, has a digitized map of the Indian Land Claims Judicially Established in 1978 based on the Indian Claims Commission's decisions which can be found here.
Our previous post on the map can be found