Snoqualmoo Nation - Tribal Constitution
Table of Contents Updated: January 2019
The tribe makes their constitution available online. The link below will take you to the version of the constitution available online. For more information, please contact the Snoqualmoo Nation.
Table of Contents:
Article I – PREAMBLE
Article II - AUTHORITY OF GOVERNMENT
Article III – TERRITORY
By Laws of Snoqualmoo Nation:
Section 1. Qualifications.
Section 2. Dual Enrollment.
Section 3. Enrollment.
Article 2 - GOVERNING BODY
Article 3 - TRIBAL ELECTIONS
Section 1. First Election.
Section 2. Annual Election of Officers.
Section 3. Election Ordinance.
Section 4. Regular Elections.
Section 5. Election Committee.
Section 6. Qualifications of Voters.
Section 7. Qualifications of Candidates.
Article 4- CREATION AND FILLING OF VACANCIES
Section 1. Removal.
Section 2. Recall.
Section 3. Vacancies.
Article 5 - POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE TRIBAL COUNCIL
Section 2. Reserved Powers.
Article 6 - GENERAL COUNCIL
Section 1. Composition.
Section 2. Powers Reserved to General Council.
Article 7- INITIATIVE
Article 8- REFERENDUM
Article 9 - JUDICIAL AUTHORITY
Section 1. Inter-Tribal Court System.
Section 2. Transition to Tribal Court.
Section 3. Restoration of Judicial Authority to Inter-tribal Court System.
Section 4. Powers of Tribal Court.
Section 5. Election of Judges.
Section 6. Recall of Judges and Filling Vacancies.
Section 7. Qualification of Judges.
Article 10 - DUTIES OF OFFICERS
Section 1. Chairman.
Section 2. Vice-Chairman.
Section 3. Secretary.
Section 4. Treasurer.
Section 5. Oath to Office.
Article 11 - MEETINGS OF THE TRIBAL COUNCIL
Section 1. Regular and Special Meetings.
Section 2. Quorum.
Section 3. Order of Business.
Article 12 - GENERAL COUNCIL MEETING
Section 1. Annual meeting.
Section 2. Special Meetings.
Article 13 – LAND
Section 1 Unallotted lands.
Section 2. Unassigned Tribal Lands.
Article 14 – SNOQUALMOO TRIBAL ARMORY AND RIGHT TO PROTECT
[Table of Contents created by NILL in January 2019, based on materials available on tribe's website.]