Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians: Elders Council Code


The Elders Council shall be organized for the purpose of: A. Providing guidance for the membership, Tribal Council, Judiciary, Executive, and Legislative branches of the Pokagon Band government on matters relative to history, traditions, and culture. B. Recommending to the Tribal Council goals and objectives for the Band in developing Elder-related services. C. Evaluating Elder program performance.


Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians. "Elders Council Code." Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians. August 16, 2010. Code. (https://www.pokagonband-nsn.gov/wp-content/uploads/Elders-Council-Code-current-220422.pdf, accessed June 3, 2024)

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