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Chilkat Indian Village - Constitution
Table of Contents

Dated: 2003; Received: 2007

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Table of Contents

Preamble.
Article I. Name.
Article II. Territory and jurisdiction -- 1. Territory.  2.  Jurisdiction.
Article III. Membership -- [Section 1].  2.  New members.  3.  Loss of membership or residency status.  4.  Definition of residence.
Article IV. The council -- 1.  Composition and function.  2.  Election.  3.  Tenure of office.
Article V. Powers of the village -- 1.  The council shall have the power.  2.  Powers reserved to membership.  3.  Waivers.  4.  Retained powers.  5.  General powers.
Article VI.  Bill of Rights -- 1.  Civil rights.  2.  Equal rights.  3.  Voting rights.  4.  Review rights.  5.  Information rights.
Article VII. Change of officers -- 1.  Forfeiture of office -- removal and recall. 2.  Filling vacancies.
Article VIII. Federation -- 1.  Committee.  2.  Formation.
Article IX.  Severability and savings.
Article X.  Amendments -- 1.  Voting.  2.  Amendment.

By-laws of the Chilkat Indian Village:
Article I. Duties of officers -- [Section 1 - 6].
Article II. Qualifications of officers.
Article III. Installation of officers.
Article IV. Time and place of council meetings and order of business -- [Sections 1 - 7].
Article V. Meetings of the village -- [Sections 1 - 4].
Article VI. Definitions -- [Section 1 - 3].
Article VII. Ratification of constitution and by-laws.
Article VIII Adoption.
Certification of results of election.

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