Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Constitution

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Location: North Dakota

Population: 30,000

Date of Constitution: 1943, most recently amended 2006

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Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa. 1943. "Constitution and Bylaws of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa." Belcourt, ND.

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