Constitution of the Karuk Tribe
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.
Tribal Constitution (PDF)
Table of Contents
ARTICLE I – ABORIGINAL TERRITORY, TRIBAL LANDS AND COUNCIL DISTRICTS
Section 1. Aboriginal Territory.
Section 2. Tribal Lands.
Section 3. Council Districts.
ARTICLE II – JURISDICTION
ARTICLE III – MEMBERSHIP
ARTICLE IV – RIGHTS OF MEMBERS
ARTICLE V – TRIBAL COUNCIL
ARTICLE VI – DELEGATION OF AUTHORITY TO THE TRIBAL COUNCIL
ARTICLE VII – ELECTIONS AND NOMINATIONS
ARTICLE VIII – DUTIES OF OFFICERS
Section 1. Duties of Tribal Council Officers.
Section 2. Chairperson.
Section 3. Vice-Chairperson.
Section 4. Secretary/Treasurer.
Section 5. In the absence of an Officer.
ARTICLE IX – VACANCIES AND REMOVAL FROM OFFICE
ARTICLE X – REFERENDUM
ARTICLE XI – PRIOR ENACTMENTS
ARTICLE XII – AMENDMENTS
KARUK VOTING DISTRICTS
RESOLUTION NO. 85-13
ATTACHMENT A: TERRITORY
[Table of Contents created by NILL in July 2016, based on materials available on tribe's website.]