Zuni Tribe of the Zuni Reservation, New Mexico - Tribal Constitution

Amended: October 23, 2014

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 of the Zuni Tribe (pdf)

Table of Contents

Article I - Jurisdiction
Article II - Membership
Article III - Bill of Rights
Article IV - Organization of The Government of The Zuni Tribe
Article V - The Legislative Department: Composition and Qualification
Article VI - Authorities of The Tribal Council
Article VII - Meetings of The Zuni Tribal Council: Quorum
Article VII - Conflicts of Interest
Article IX - Tribal Enactments
Article X - The Secretary of The Council
Article XI - The Executive Department
Article XII - Duties of Executive Officers
Article XIII - Treasurer
Article XIV - The Judicial Department
Article XV - Nominations and Elections
Article XVI - Oath of Office
Article XVII - Vacancies, Removal and Recall From Office, Successions to Office
Article XVIII - Cultural and Historic Preservation
Article XIX - Inherent Powers of The Zuni Tribe
Article XX - Amendments
Article XXI - Referendum
Article XXII - Ratification

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