Resource Library

This library contains over 200 articles and resources relevant to tribal child welfare, gathered from a wide variety of sources. It also includes all of the products developed by the Capacity Building Center for Tribes that you see featured on this website. We hope you find what you need!

Materials here not created by the Capacity Building Center for Tribes are for reference and not necessarily endorsed by the Children’s Bureau.

Sample Tribal Code of Judicial Conduct

This is a template to help you create a Code of Judicial Conduct for your tribal court. This project has been initiated on behalf of the National Judicial College (NJC) and the National Tribal Judicial Center (NTJC). The project has used many sources to incorporate...

Jails in Indian Country, 2013

Presents findings from the 2013 Survey of Jails in Indian Country, an enumeration of 79 jails, confinement facilities, detention centers, and other correctional facilities operated by tribal authorities or the Bureau of Indian Affairs. This report examines the trends...

Program Instruction

TO: State, Territorial and Tribal Agencies Administering or Supervising the Administration of the Foster Care, Adoption Assistance and Guardianship Assistance programs under Title IV-E of the Social Security Act, Indian Tribes, Tribal Organizations and Tribal...

Indigenous Healing – Mind, Body, Spirit

Understanding the mind body spirit connection, using its power and accessing its’ benefits is the basis of holistic healing.  The concept of mind body spirit has been rooted in the culture and traditions of Indigenous peoples for thousands of years and is central...