Documents and Links

Background Documents

UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Border Crossing Rights under the Jay Treaty

National NAGPRA Documents and Publications

US Border Patrol 100 mile enforcement zone

Wikipedia: Canada-United States border

Nation to Nation: Treaties between the United States and American Indian Nations



“Culture and the Canada-US Border” (CCUSB)

Idle No More and the Border (CCUSB)


Educational Resources

The Ways: Stories on Culture & Language from Native Communities around the Central Great Lakes

AntiAtlas of Borders

Native American Indian Resources



Frozen River

The Medicine Line



Digital Privacy at US Border Crossings


Scholarly Publications

Emma Norman (2015).  Governing Transboundary Waters: Canada, the United States, and Indigenous Communities.

Anton Treuer (2014).  Atlas of Indian Nations.

Audra Simpson (2014).  Mohawk Interruptus: Political Life Across the Borders of Settler States.

Kyle Conway and Timothy Pasch (2013).  Beyond the Border: Tensions across the Forty-Ninth Parallel in the Great Plains and Prairies.

Rachel Rose Starks, Jen McCormack, Stephen Cornell (2011).  Native Nations and U.S. Borders: Challenges to Indigenous Culture, Citizenship, and Security.

Shari Huhndorf (2009).  Mapping the Americas: Transnational Politics of Contemporary Native Culture.

Karl S. Hele (2008).  Lines Drawn Upon the Water: First Nations and the Great Lakes Borders and Borderlands.

Robin Riley Fast (1999).  The Heart as a Drum: Continuance and Resistance in American Indian Poetry.

Winona LaDuke (2015). All Our Relations: Native Struggles for Land and Life.