Central Council Tlingit & Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska - Constitution

Amended: April 2014

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The tribe makes their 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.

Constitution (pdf)

Table of Contents:

Preamble
Article I. Territory and Jusidiction
Article II. Sovereign Powers and Recognition
Article III. Member Citizenship
Article IV. Delegates to the Tribal Assembly
Article V. Delegate Elections
Article VI. Tribal Assembly

Article VII. Powers of the Governing Body of the Tribe
Article VIII. Officers and Executive Council
Article IX. Functions of Officers
Article X. Functions of the Executive Council
Article XI. Tribal Courts
Article XII. Bill of Rights
Article XIII. Adoption and Amendment