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Native American Law

This is an introductory guide for anyone interested in researching current Native American Law or the history of the relationship between Native American tribes and the US government.

Indian Arts and Crafts Act of 1990

The Indian Arts and Crafts Act (IACA) is a truth-in-advertising law that provides criminal and civil penalties for marketing products misrepresented as American Indian and Alaska Native-made.

This law is enforced by the Indian Arts and Crafts Board (IACB) with investigative assistance from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.