Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota - Tribal Constitution

Received: 2003

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Table of Contents

Constitution (1969)
Article I.  Territory.
Article II.  Membership.
Article III.  Governing body.
Article IV.  Elections.
 Article V.  Powers.
Article VI.  Bill of Rights.
Article VII.  Amendments.
Article VIII.  Ratification.
Appendix A.
Census roll of Mdewakanton Sioux residents of the Prior Lake Reservation, Minnesota, August 8, 1969.
Certificate of Results of Election.

Amendment (1980)
Amendment I [Amending Article V].
Certificate of results of election.

By-laws (1972)
Article I.  Duties of the officers of the Business Council.
Article II.  Vacancies.
Article III.  Meetings (A. General Council meetings.  B. Business Council meetings).  
Article IV.  Amendments.  
Ordinance No. 3.