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Wyandotte Nation, Oklahoma - Tribal Constitution

Dated: 1999

The full text may be found on the tribe's website. Please contact the library for further assistance.

Table of Contents.

Preamble.
Article 1. Name.
Article 2. Territory and jurisdiction -- 1. Territory. 2. Jurisdiction.
Article 3. Essential governmental function.
Article 4. Federal relations.
Article 5. Membership of the Nation -- 1. Membership. 2. Membership by Council vote. 3. Voluntarily withdrawing membership. 4. Rules governing membership. 5. Council decision on membership.
Article 6. Organization of the government -- 1. Wyandotte Nation Council. 2. Officers. 3. Board of Directors. 4. Executive Department. 5. Grievance Committee. 6. Nation Court.
Article 7. Powers and responsibilities of the governing bodies / committees and officers -- 1. Wyandotte Nation Council. 2. Board of Directors. 3. Grievance Committee. 4.Executive Office 5. Nation Court.
Article 8. Meetings -- 1. Nation Council. 2. Board of Directors. 3. Grievance Committee. 4. Location of meetings. 5. Quorums.
Article 9. Elections -- 1. Elections. 2. Election Ordinance. 3. Election Board to conduct elections. 4. Eligibility to Vote. 5. Qualifications for candidates. 6. Disqualifications from holding office.
Article 10. Removal / recall -- 1. Removal. 2. Recall. 3. Vacancies.
Article 11. Bill of Rights.
Article 12. Amendments.
Article 13. Severability.
Article 14. Savings clause.
Article 15. Approval and ratification.
Certificate of ratification.

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