Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Constitution


Location: North and South Dakota

Population: 16,000 of which 6400 live on the reservation

Date of Constitution: 1959, as amended through 2008

Native Nations

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. 1959. "Constitution of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe." Fort Yates, ND. 

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Standing Rock Sioux Tribe: Judiciary Functions/Dispute Resolution Excerpt

ARTICLE XII· JUDICIARY The judicial power of the Tribe shall be vested in one Supreme Court and one Tribal Court. The Judges of both the Supreme Court and the Tribal Court shall initially be appointed by a two-thirds majority vote of the Tribal Council to serve an initial term of office ending on…