Searchable Tribal Contact Directory

According to the NRC4Tribes, the only source for up to date and searchable Tribal Indian Child Welfare Act contact information is available through Ayazuta. Meaning "connect" in the Lakota Tribe language, Ayazuta was created to use technology as a means to enhance the delivery of the tenets of the Indian Child Welfare Act. Ayazuta is the only organization that re-checks ICWA data every six months.

The Ayazuta website includes downloadable ICWA Tribal contact data and Tribal inquiries by Tribe name, State or keywords. The website also includes updates on ICWA Appeals Court Decisions and a new service providing information on qualified ICWA expert witnesses. To view the information available through Ayazuta go to: