Chitimacha Tribe of Louisiana Constitution


The Chitimacha Tribe of Louisiana is located in Southern Louisiana with a population of 950 people. The constitution was enacted in 1970 and amended in 2009 and 2010. 

Preamble: We, the Chitimacha Indians of Louisiana, desiring to establish an organization for our common welfare and benefit, do hereby adopt and proclaim the following constitution.  


Chitimacha Tribe of Louisiana. 1970. "Constitution and By-Laws of the Chitimacha Tribe of Louisiana." Charenton, LA.

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