Oglala Sioux tribe to vote on constitutional changes


A more stable tribal government and economic development on the reservation could be the result of a vote on constitutional changes by Oglala Sioux Tribal members on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation April 22, supporters say...Key proposals include an amendment to separate the tribe's judicial system from its tribal council and an amendment that would establish four-year staggered terms for council members and four-year concurrent terms for the tribe's president and vice-president...

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Gease, Heidi Bell. "Oglala Sioux tribe to vote on constitutional changes." Rapid City Journal, April 14, 2008. Article. (http://rapidcityjournal.com/news/local/oglala-sioux-tribe-to-vote-on-con..., accessed February 9, 2012).