Tribal Laws


We, the Minnesota Mdewakanton Sioux residing on the Lower Sioux Reservation under the Pipestone jurisdiction in the State of Minnesota, in order to form a more perfect union, develop our natural resources, insure our domestic tranquility, promote the general welfare, to enjoy certain rights of home rule, to provide education in schools of higher learning including vocational, trade, high schools, and colleges for our people, and to secure the opportunities offered us under the Indian Reorganization Act, do hereby establish the following Constitution and Bylaws; and we solemnly affirm that it is our earnest intention faithfully to support, respect and promote the integrity of the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of the State of Minnesota, together with all laws pertaining thereto which are the constituted authority of our commonwealth.

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Tribal Resolutions are available to Community Members upon request to the Executive Secretary of the Community Council.

Executive Secretary
(507) 697-6185 Ext. 8630

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