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St. Francis/Sokoki Band of the Sovereign Republic of the Abenaki Nation of Missisquoi Constitution
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Table of Contents
Article 1.Definition and registration of Abenaki indians -- [ 1-7].
Article II. Chieftainship.
Article III. Duties and powers of the chief -- [1-17].
Article IV. Election of Tribal Council -- [ 1-9].
Article V. Duties and Powers of the Tribal Council. -- [1-9].
Article VI. Provision for recall of Tribal Council member -- [1-6].
Article VII. Tribal Council meetings -- [1-3].
Article VIII. Duties of the tribal judge and head of security -- [1-3].
Article IX. Civil rights -- [1-5].
Article X. Distribution of tribal trust assets.
Article XI. Continuity of action. (1. Ratification of prior tribal action. 2. Savings clause).
Article XII. Amendments.
Article XIII. Ratification.