Keweenaw Bay Indian Community, Michigan - Tribal Constitution

Approved: 1936
Re-typed version: 3-14-2014

The tribe makes their tribal constitution available online. The link below will take you to the version of the constitution available on the tribe's website.

Constitution and Bylaws (pdf)

Table of Contents

PREAMBLE
ARTICLE I-TERRITORY
ARTICLE II-MEMBERSHIP
SEC. 1
SEC. 2
SEC. 3
SEC. 4
ARTICLE III-GOVERNING BODY
SEC. 1
SEC. 2
SEC. 3
SEC. 4
SEC. 5
ARTICLE IV-NOMINATIONS AND ELECTIONS
SEC. 1
SEC. 2
SEC. 3
SEC. 4
SEC. 5
SEC. 6
SEC. 7
ARTICLE V-VACANCIES AND REMOVAL FROM OFFICE
SEC. 1
SEC. 2
ARTICLE VI-POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE TRIBAL COUNCIL
SEC. 1
SEC. 2
SEC. 3
SEC. 4
ARTICLE VII-LAND
SEC. 1- Alloted lands
SEC. 2- Tribal lands
SEC. 3- Leasing od tribal lands
SEC. 4- Grant of "standard assignments"
SEC. 6- Grant of "exchange assignments"
SEC. 7- Leasing of echange assignments
SEC. 8- Inheritance of "exchange assignments"
SEC. 9- Use of unassigned community land
SEC. 10- Inheritance of improvements
SEC. 11- Exchange of assignment
SEC. 12- Use of community funds
SEC. 13- Method of making assignments
ARTICLE VIII-AMENDMENTS
SEC. 1
BY-LAWS OF THE KEWEENAW BAY INDIAN COMMUNITY
ARTICLE I-DUTIES OF OFFICERS
SEC. 1
SEC. 2
SEC. 3
SEC. 4
SEC. 5
SEC. 6
ARTICLE II-OATH
SEC. 1
ARTICLE III-MEETINGS
SEC. 1
SEC. 2
SEC. 3
SEC. 4
ARTICLE IV-ADOPTION OF CONSTITUTION AND BY-LAWS
CERTIFICATION OF ADOPTION

 

[Table of Contents created by NILL in October 2015, based on materials available on tribe's website.]