Chilkat Indian Village: Legislative Functions Excerpt


Section 1. The Council shall have the power:
(n) To adjudicate matters of a civil and criminal nature, arising within the Tribe’s jurisdiction and to establish tribal courts if deemed necessary for that purpose.
(o) To enact ordinances and take any other action necessary or proper to further define its jurisdiction or to execute the powers herein enumerated, unless specifically limited by this Constitution or applicable Federal law.
Section 2. Powers reserved to Membership. No permanent disposition of Tribal lands or interests in lands may be made whether by sale, foreclosure or otherwise, except by the voting membership
acting through a properly called general membership meeting or election.

Native Nations

Chilkat Indian Village. 2006. "Constitution of the Chilkat Indian Village." Klukwan, AK. 

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