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Constitution and by-laws for the Swinomish Indians of the Swinomish Reservation

Swinomish Indian Tribal Community.

Constitution and by-laws for the Swinomish Indians of the Swinomish Reservation

approved January 27, 1936.

by Swinomish Indian Tribal Community.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Swinomish Indian Tribal Community -- Constitution,
  • Swinomish Indian Tribal Community -- By-laws,
  • Swinomish Indians -- Legal status, laws, etc,
  • Indians of North America -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Washington (State)

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesNative American legal materials collection -- title 3304.
    ContributionsUnited States. Office of Indian Affairs.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination12 p.
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16342600M
    OCLC/WorldCa30621267

    For more than years, the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community has felt it was shortchanged when the boundaries of the tribe’s reservation were set by an executive order. United States American Indians Washington Indigenous Peoples of Washington Swinomish Indian Reservation (Washington) The Swinomish Reservation is located in northwestern (Skagit Coutny) Washington, near Mount Vernon. Established -- 22 January Agency (BIA) -- Puget Sound Agency Principal tribes -- Swinomish, Dwamish, Etakmur (Etakmehu.

    The purpose and mission of the Swinomish Indian Tribe is to protect and enhance the quality of the lives of all of its members by providing a combination of economic opportunities and a safety net of social services; to protect the culture and traditional practices of the Swinomish people; to respect and protect the spirit of the ancestors that have gone before and the future generations to. Ti Chapter 11 Page 5 of 36 (U) “State” means the State of Washington, and where context requires includes the elected officials and authorized employees of the State. (V) “Swinomish Indian Lands” means Federal Indian trust or restricted land, whether located within or without the boundaries of the Swinomish Indian Reservation, that is owned in.

    The Swinomish Indian Tribal Community has several Enterprises located on and off the Swinomish Indian Reservation. These include the Swinomish Northern Lights Gas Station, Swinomish Casino & Lodge, and Swinomish RV Park. In addition, the Tribe leases land to commercial enterprises, including a boat repair facility, log storage yard, and fish. Whereas, the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community of the Swinomish Reservation in the State of Washington constitutes a recognized Indian Tribe organized under a constitution and by-laws ratified by the Indians of the Swinomish Reservation on Novem , and approved by the Secretary of the Interior on Janu , pursuant to section.


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Constitution and by-laws for the Swinomish Indians of the Swinomish Reservation by Swinomish Indian Tribal Community. Download PDF EPUB FB2

CONSTITUTION AND BY-LAWS FOR THE SWINOMISH - INDIANS OF THE SWINOMISH RESERVATION OF: WASHINGTON (0 PREAMBLE ^» We, the Indians of the Swinomish Reservation, in order to estab­ lish a more perfeet tribal organization, promote the general welfare, encourage educational progress, conserve and develop our lands.

CONSTITUTION AND BY-LAWS FOR THE SWINOMISH INDIAN TRIBAL COMMUNITY. PREAMBLE. We, the members of the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community, in order to establish a more perfect tribal organization, promote the general welfare, encourage educational progress, conserve and develop our lands and resources, and secure to ourselves and our posterity the.

Constitution - Swinomish Indian Tribal Community; Tribal Law Gateway, National Indian Law Library; Native American Rights Fund. This page is an electronic version of a tribal code or constitution from the National Indian Law Library.

National Indian Law Library. Constitution and by-laws of the Spokane tribe of the Spokane reservation, Washington (approved J ) Constitution and by-laws for the Swinomish Indians of the Swinomish reservation, Washington (approved Janu ) Corporate charter of the Swinomish Indian tribal community, Washington (ratified J )Author: Mary Whisner.

Constitution and by-laws for the Swinomish Indians of the Swinomish reservation Washington: PDF, KB: Constitution and by-laws for the Tulalip tribes Washington: PDF, KB: Constitution and by-laws for the Muckleshoot Indian tribe of the Muckleshoot reservation Washington: PDF, KB.

The Swinomish Indian Tribal Community shall be a membership corporation. Its member shall con­ sist of all persons now or hereafter members of the Community, as provided by its duly ratified and approved Constitution and By-laws.

The Swinomish Indian Senate established in accord­ ance with the said Constitution and By-laws of theFile Size: KB. Constitution and By-Laws of the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community Auth. 2 Treaty of Point Elliott Research Aids RA 1 Codification Table RA 2 Index to Titles and Chapters of the Swinomish Tribal Code Title 1 General Provisions Codification Repealer Title 2 Reservation Sewer and Water Districts RUID Obligations.

The Swinomish Reservation was established Additional References to the History of the Tribe [ edit | edit source ] Frederick Webb Hodge, in his Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico, gave a more complete history of the Swinomish tribe, with estimations of the.

The Swinomish Tribe is descended from and is a successor to tribes, including Swinomish, Kikiallus, Samish and Lower Skagit, that inhabited the Skagit Valley and Puget Sound islands for thousands of years before non-Indian settlement.

The Swinomish Reservation was established in by the Treaty of Point Elliott. Swinomish Indian Tribal Community is federally recognized and operates under Constitution and Bylaws adopted in pursuant to the Indian Reorganization Act of The governmental and business affairs of the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community are conducted by the Swinomish Senate, the duly elected governing body of the Tribe.

An enrolled member of the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community; Not a current member of the Swinomish Senate; and ; A person who resides on the Swinomish Reservation as defined in this Chapter or is employed by the Tribe.

Please submit your letter of interest to Election Officer Wendy Otto at the Administration Building or email [email protected] Get this from a library. Corporate charter of the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community, Washington, ratified J [Swinomish Indians of the Swinomish Reservation, Washington.; United States.

Office of Indian Affairs.]. Get this from a library. Constitution and by-laws for the Swinomish Indians of the Swinomish Reservation, Washington: approved Janu [Swinomish Indians of the Swinomish Reservation, Washington.; United States.

Office of Indian Affairs.]. The Swinomish Reservation is located on Puget Sound, on the southeastern side of Fidalgo Island in Skagit County, Washington. It was established in by the Treaty of Point Elliot.

The reservation is 15 square miles in area, including 7, acres of upland and 2, acres of tidelands. According to the census, the resident population of 2, persons, with 23 percent being of full. Constitution and By-Laws of the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community Treaty of Point Elliott.

The Tribe drafted its constitution and by-laws infollowing the Indian Reorganization Act, which encouraged Tribes to re-establish self-government. Swinomish is governed by a democratically elected, member Senate; members serve staggered five-year-terms.

Swinomish Tribal Code Most Recent Update Received: January Disclaimer: Although every effort is made to present current and accurate information, if you need an official version of the tribe’s laws, please contact the tribe.

Swinomish contributions include research protocols, management and restoration plans, presentations from scientific conferences, and videos published by Swinomish staff.

Publications Please use the detailed contact information noted in each publication to. The Swinomish tribe voted to accept the the provisions of the new Indian Reorganization Act on Novem A federal charter, tribal constitution and by-laws were favorably voted upon by the tribe the same year, and approved by the Secretary of the Interior in This site and the information contained herein are the sole and exclusive property of The Swinomish Indian Tribal Community of Washington ("Swinomish Tribe").

The Swinomish Tribal Code database is managed by the Swinomish Office of the Tribal Attorney. Purposes. Ti Chapter 10 Page 1. Swinomish Constitution and By-Laws originally ratified by the Tribe on Novemband approved by the Secretary of the Interior on Januand as most recently amended located within or without the boundaries of the Swinomish Indian Reservation.The Swinomish Indian Tribal Community has adopted the Swinomish Trust Improvement Use and Occupancy Tax Code (STC ) that applies to individuals who own a home, commercial structure, or other improvement on leased trust land within the Swinomish Indian Reservation.

The Code establishes a Tribal tax on the use and occupancy of permanent improvements on leased Swinomish Reservation. senate of the Swinomish Indian Reservation shall exercise the following powers, subject to any limitations imposed by the statutes or the Constitution of the United States, and subject further to all express restrictions upon such powers contained in this constitution and the attached by-laws: (a) To negotiate with the Federal, State, and.