Chilkat Indian Village - Constitution
Adopted: November 7, 2006
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.
Table of Contents
Article I. Name.
Article II. Territory and jurisdiction -- 1. Territory. 2. Jurisdiction.
Article III. Membership -- [Section 1]. 2. New members. 3. Loss of membership or residency status. 4. Definition of residence. 5. Rulle-making power.
Article IV. The council -- 1. Composition and function. 2. Election. 3. Tenure of office.
Article V. Powers of the village -- 1. The council shall have the power. 2. Powers reserved to membership. 3. Waivers. 4. Retained powers. 5. General powers.
Article VI. Bill of Rights -- 1. Civil rights. 2. Equal rights. 3. Voting rights. 4. Review rights. 5. Information rights.
Article VII. Change of officers -- 1. Forfeiture of office -- removal and recall. 2. Filling vacancies.
Article VIII. Federation -- 1. Committee. 2. Formation.
Article IX. Severability and savings.
Article X. Amendments -- 1. Voting. 2. Amendment.
Article XI. Ratification of constitution.
Article XII. Adoption.
Certificate of reults of election.
By-laws of the Chilkat Indian Village:
Article I. Duties of officers -- [Section 1 - 6].
Article II. Qualifications of officers.
Article III. Installation of officers.
Article IV. Time and place of council meetings and order of business -- [Sections 1 - 7].
Article V. Meetings of the village -- [Sections 1 - 4].
Article VI. Definitions -- [Section 1 - 3].
[Table of Contents created by NILL in February 2016, based on materials available on tribe's website.]