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Tribal Alert Devon FINAL 021908 img 0   California Indian Legal Services

Sharing is a Native American tradition. We invite you to participate in this tradition by contributing to CILS. With your support, CILS can continue to achieve justice on behalf of Native Americans.


Last year, CILS assisted more than 32,000 Indians with legal services for matters that involve issues unique to Native Americans. CILS also has 604 cases that benefit the entire population of Native Americans in California- some 578,623 Indians.

Why Contribute to CILS

For more than forty eight years, CILS has provided legal assistance to Indian tribes, organizations and individuals who may have otherwise gone without adequate representation. CILS has successfully asserted and defended the most important rights of Indians and tribes in hundreds of major cases, and has achieved significant results in such critical areas as tribal sovereignty, natural resource protection, and Indian education.