Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Reservation - Tribal Constitution

Table of Contents Updated: January 2016

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

Article I - Territory
Article II - Membership
Section l. Confirmation of Rolls.
Section 2. Present Membership.
Section 3. Future Membership.
Section 4. Adoption.
Section 5. Loss of Membership.
Section 6. Definitions.
Section 7. Current Membership Roll.
Section 8. Rules of Procedure.
Section 9. Rights of Membership are Prospective.
Article III - The Tribal Council
Article IV - Nominations and Elections
Article V - Vacancies and Removal from Office
Article VI - Powers and Duties of the Tribal Council
Article VII - Bill of Rights
Article VIII - Land
Section 1. Land Transactions.
Section 2. Saving Clause.
Article IX - Referendum
Article X - Amendments
Appendix (Indian Civil Rights Act, 25 U.S.C. Section 1302)

Article I - The Tribal Council
Article II - Ordinances and Resolutions
Article III - Ratification of the Constitution and Bylaws

[Table of Contents created by NILL in January 2016, based on materials on the tribe's website.]