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Chippewa Cree Nation ponders constitutional amendment

 

Havre Daily News/Ryan Berry

People discuss a potential constitutional amendment during a meeting Tuesday at the Chippewa Cree Council Chambers at Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation.

ROCKY BOY'S INDIAN RESERVATION - Members of the Chippewa Cree Tribe came to a public meeting Tuesday evening at the Chippewa Cree Council Chambers on Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation to discuss a potential constitutional amendment that would relax some of the guidelines for becoming a member of the tribe.

Jeanette Demontiney, the enrollment clerk for the tribe, said the amendment up for debate would alter Article II of the Chippewa Cree Constitution and Bylaws, which currently lays out three paths for enrollment into the tribe. A person can gain membership if they were part of Rocky Boy's Ba...



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