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Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe - Constitution and Bylaws
(Table of Contents Only)

Dated: 1992

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Table of Contents

Preamble.
Article I. Territory.
Article II. Membership -- [Sections 1-2].
Article III. Governing body -- [Sections 1-7].
Article IV. Powers of self-government -- [Section 1]. 2. Manner of review. 3. Future powers. 4. Reserved powers.
Article V. Elections and nominations -- [Sections 1-4].
Article VI. Removal from office -- [Sections 1-3]. 4. Recall. [Sections 5-6].
Article VII. Referendum -- [Section 1].
Article VIII. Land -- 1. Allotted lands. 2. Tribal lands. 3. Leasing of tribal lands. 4. Grant of "standard" assignments. 5. Tenure of "standard" assignments. 6. Grant of "exchange" assignment. 7. Leasing of "exchange" assignments. 8. Inheritance of "exchange" assignments. 9. Inheritance of improvements. 10. Exchange of assignments. 11. Use of unassigned tribal land. 12. Purchase of land by the tribe. 13. Method of making assignments.
Article IX. Amendments -- [Sections 1-2].
By-laws of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe of South Dakota:
Article I. Duties of officers -- [Sections 1-5].
Article II. Qualifications of office.
Article III. District or precinct organization, elections, and certification -- [Sections 1-5].
Article IV. Meetings and procedure -- [Sections 1-11].
Article V. Tribal court (judicial code) -- [Sections 1-2].
Article VI. Relation between federal and tribal government -- [Section 1].
Article VII. Law of property -- [Sections 1-2].
Article VIII. Public welfare -- 1. Charity. 2. Education. 3. Social welfare.
Article IX. Loans.
Article X. Application for funds.
Article XI. Tribal claims.
Article XII. Guardianship.
Article XIII. National Sioux Council.
Article XIV. Adoption.
Certification of adoption.

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