Constitution and By-laws of the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community

Amended: 2017

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Table of Contents

Constitution and By-Laws (pdf)

Article I - Name and Territory
Article II - Membership
Article III - Governing Body
Article IV - Election and Nomination for the Senate
Article V - Vacancies and Removal from Office
Article VI - Powers of the Senate
Article VII - Bill of Rights
Article VIII - Land
Article IX - Tribal Court System
Article X - Amendments

Article I - Duties of Officers
Article II - Qualifications of the Members of the Senate
Article III - Certification of Election
Article IV - Installation of Senators
Article V - Time and Place of Regular Meetings and Procedure
Article VI - Central General Council
Article VII - Adoption
Certification of Adoption