Referendum on Enrollment
The Tribal Executive Committee of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe confirmed a referendum vote to be held with the June 2022 General Election at the TEC meeting held on April 29, 2022.
Here are the questions:
Question 1: Should the blood quantum requirement be removed from the membership requirements of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe?
Question 2: Should the six member reservations [Bands] of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe be authorized to determine their own membership requirements by Band Ordinance?
Will you vote?
Three Drafts of "Constitution" documents available to view.
Our first draft, currently called our Alliance Document is available for viewing here.
Another draft is called the White Earth Model. You can view it here.
There is a third draft called Falmouth Sample Constitution as well. You can view it here.
How to become a FDL delegate to Minnesota
Chippewa Tribe Constitution Reform Process
An interested person will write a Letter of Interest to request to be a delegate and email to:
Current delegates will review and keep the Letter of Interest on file.
For more information, read SOP here.
Blood Quantum births bottoming out in 2023
Did that get your attention? Read this article from September 2012.