Fernandeño Tataviam Band of Mission Indians: Citizenship Excerpt

Fernandeno Tataviam Band


Article 7. Rights and Responsibilities of Citizens

Section 1. 

All citizens of the Tribe are entitled to equal respect without regard to gender, age, or religion. All citizens shall enjoy equal opportunities to participate in the economic resources and activities of the Tribe, and no citizen shall be denied freedom of religion, speech, association, or assembly; or the right to petition for the redress of grievances, nor shall any citizens be deprived of liberty or property without due process.

Section 2. 

The Tribe shall not raise sovereign immunity in tribal court as a defense to any claim made against it by an enrolled citizen for injunctive or declaratory relief.

Section 3. 

Each tribal citizen is responsible for helping to preserve the endowments of nature, enlarging the inheritance of future generations, and aiding in the maintenance of the tribal heritage and culture.

Year: 2002

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