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Snoqualmie Indian Tribe- Tribal Constitution

This page was updated: August 2014

The tribe makes their tribal constitution available online. The link below will take you to the version of the constitution available on the tribe's website. Please contact the library if you need assistance.

Complete Snoqualmie Constitution in PDF Format.

Table of Contents
PREAMBLE

Article I: NAME AND SOVEREIGNTY.

Section 1 - Name.
Section 2 - Sovereignty.
Section 3 - Sovereign immunity.
Section 4 - Jurisdiction.

Article II: MEMBERSHIP.

Section 1 - Untitled
Section 2 - Untitled
Section 3 - Untitled
Section 4 - Untitled
Section 5 - Untitled

Article III: GENERAL COUNCIL.

Section 1 - Membership in the General Council.
Section 2 - Voting.
Section 3 - Meetings.

Article IV: GOVERNING BODY.

Section 1 - Untitled
Section 2 - Membership.
Section 3 - Alternate Council Members.
Section 4 - Council Chiefs.
Section 5 - Organizing Elections.
Section 6 - The Tribal Chairperson.

Article V: TRIBAL OFFICERS.

Section 1 - Council.
Section 2 - Tribal Chairperson.
Section 3 - Vice–Chairperson.
Section 4 - Secretary.
Section 5 - Treasurer.

Article VI: NOMINATIONS AND ELECTIONS.

Section 1 - Eligibility to vote and hold office.
Section 2 - Election dates.
Section 3 - Election procedures.

Article VII: VACANCIES AND REMOVAL FROM OFFICE.

Section 1 - Vacancies.
Section 2 - Expulsion.
Section 3 - Recall.

Article VIII: POWERS OF THE COUNCIL.

Section 1 - Powers.
Section 2 - Implied Powers.
Section 3 - Reserved Powers.

Article IX: SECRETARY OF TRIBAL AFFAIRS.

Section 1 - Office of Secretary of Tribal Affairs.
Section 2 - Deputy Secretaries.

Article X: JUDICIAL AUTHORITY.

Section 1 - The Judiciary.
Section 2 - Jurisdiction.
Section 3 - Power of the Courts.
Section 4 - Composition of the Judiciary.
Section 5 - Appointment and Qualification of Judges.

Article XI: BILL OF RIGHTS.

Section 1 - Untitled

Article XII: REFERENDUM.

Section 1 - General Referendum.
Section 2 - Referendum on Disposition of Non–Trust Land and Assets.

Article XIII: INITIATIVE.

Article XIV: ENVIRONMENT AND HERITAGE.

Article XV: PER CAPITA PAYMENTS.

Section 1 - Untitled
Section 2 - Per Capita Payments to Minors.
Section 3 - Untitled
Section 4 - Untitled

Article XVI: AMENDMENTS.

Article XVII: ADOPTION.

AMENDMENTS: Amendment I.

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