Pascua Yaqui Tribe of Arizona - Constitution

Amended: July 2015

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.

Constitution of the Pascua Yaqui Tribe

Table of Contents

Article I Bill of Rights
Article II Jurisdiction
Article III Membership in the Pascua Yaqui Tribe
Article IV Organization of Government
Article V Legislative Branch
Article VI Powers of the Tribal Council
Article VII Executive Branch
Article VIII The Judiciary
Article IX Tribal Elections
Article X Removal, Recall and Resignation from Office
Article XI Vacancies
Article XII Initiative or Referendum
Article XIII Tribal Lands
Article XIV Local Yaqui Communities
Article XV Duties of Executive Officers
Article XVI Duties of Secretary and Treasurer
Article XVII Oath of Office
Article XVIII Meetings and Votes
Article XIX Ordinances and Resolutions
Article XX Amendments
Article XXI Savings Clause
Article XXII Severability
Article XXIII Adoption
Article XXIV Sovereign Immunity
Article XXV Certificate of Results of Elections

[Table of Contents created by NILL in September 2018, based on materials available on tribe's website.]