Bad River Band of the Lake Superior Tribe of Chippewa Indians - Constitution and Bylaws

Last amended: 1983

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.

Bad River Constitution & ByLaws

NILL's collection also includes at copy of Amendment XXIX, passed by Secretarial Election dated 12/17/1983. Please contact the library for assistace.

Table of Contents

Article I. Territory and jurisdiction -- [Sections 1-2].
Article II. Membership -- [Sections 1-6].
Article III. Governing body -- [Sections 1-5].
Article IV. Elections -- [Sections 1-2].
Article V. Removal -- [Sections 1-4].
Article VI. Powers -- 1. Enumerated powers. [Section 2]. 3. Future powers. 4. Reserved powers.
Article VII. Referendum -- [Section 1].
Article VIII. Lands -- [Sections 1-14].
Article IX. Amendments.

Article I. Duties of officers -- [Sections 1-5].
Article II. Oath -- [Section 1].
Article III. Salaries -- [Sections 1-2].
Article IV. Meetings -- [Sections 1-4].
Article V. Adoption of constitution and bylaws.

Certification of adoption.