Mission: The national indian justice center was established in order to establish an independent national resource for native communities and tribal governments.
Programs: Nijc provides a national legal training program for individual tribes and tribal employees through seminars, publications and site evaluations, with the goal to improve the tribal justice system and administration of justice in indian country. Nijc surveys, conducts research and develops curricula for many issues cretical to tribes and tribal members. This program includes development of curricula and data concerning the cycle of violence, causes and prevention of violence, as well as alcohol and drug prevention awareness. Nijc conducts research, on-site training, develops curricula and publications aimed to imrpove issues such as environmental hazards, driver safety, road safety, transportation planning, transportation maintenance and construction programs on and near indian lands.