Cherokee Nation, Oklahoma - Constitution
Adopted: 1999 / Enacted: 2006
The tribe's constitution is available as part of the tribal code published at the tribal court's website (see CNCA- Searchable PDF in left-hand column). Please contact the library for assistance.
Table of Contents
Article I. Federal relationship.
Article II. Territorial jurisdiction.
Article III. Bill of rights [Sections 1-4].
Article IV. Citizenship [Sections 1-3].
Article V. Distribution of powers.
Article VI. Legislative [Sections 1-14].
Article VII. Executive [Section 1-15].
Article VIII. Judicial [Section 1-8].
Article IX. Election [Section 1-3].
Article X. Fiscal [Sections 1-11].
Article XI. Removal from office [Sections 1-4].
Article XII. Employee rights.
Article XIII. Oath [Sections 1-2].
Article XIV. Clans.
Article XV. Initiative, referendum and amendment [Sections 1-9].
Article XVI. Supercedes constitutions of 1839 and 1976.
Article XVII. Seat of government.
Article XVIII. Adoption.