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How We Operate

As a sovereign tribal nation, we work within our own system of government and ordinances.

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Our Tribal Government provides political and economic security to our people, while developing and maintaining mutually beneficial relationships with the United States and other governments.

We work to advance sovereignty and build self-sufficiency for our Tribe through economic development and infrastructure.

Putting the community at the center of our mission allows us to generously give back through several initiatives.  Revenues generated through businesses and partnerships helps to support Tribal operations, the local community, and tribal nations not engage in gaming.

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How We’re Structured
Our government is made up of three bodies:
General Council

Made up of all Tribal Citizens aged 21 and over, the General Council works as the legislative branch. Members serve as our governing council, developing laws and making decisions on all major Tribal matters.

Business Committee

An elected seven-member body that oversees our Tribe’s day-to-day operations, including economic ventures, enforcement of bylaws and policies, protection of business interests, and preservation of the sovereignty of our Tribe. Each member is elected by the General Council and serves a two-year term.

Our judicial branch, which interprets and applies tribal law, along with federal and state laws. The court exercises general jurisdiction over our citizens and those who have consented to tribal jurisdiction.

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