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St. Francis/Sokoki Band of the Sovereign Republic of the Abenaki Nation of Missisquoi Constitution

Dated 2/25/1996

We have not received permission from the tribe to post this document online. The constitution is available online at the tribe's website.

Table of Contents

Preamble.
Interpretation.
Article 1.Definition and registration of Abenaki indians -- [ 1-7].
Article II. Chieftainship.
Article III. Duties and powers of the chief -- [1-17].
Article IV. Election of Tribal Council -- [ 1-9].
Article V. Duties and Powers of the Tribal Council. -- [1-9].
Article VI. Provision for recall of Tribal Council member -- [1-6].
Article VII. Tribal Council meetings -- [1-3].
Article VIII. Duties of the tribal judge and head of security -- [1-3].
Article IX. Civil rights -- [1-5].
Article X. Distribution of tribal trust assets.
Article XI. Continuity of action. (1. Ratification of prior tribal action. 2. Savings clause).
Article XII. Amendments.
Article XIII. Ratification.

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