N.Y. Indian Law Section 150
Leadership of Poospatuck Indian nation

  • elections
  • terms of office

The Poospatuck Indian nation historically has had and shall continue to have a chief, three land trustees, a tribal secretary, a keeper of the records, and a keeper of the wampums. They shall be elected by a majority vote by ballot of the blood right members of the tribe eligible to vote at the annual tribal meeting which shall be held annually on the first Tuesday in April. All officers shall hold office for a period of one year with the exception of the land trustees. The land trustees shall hold office for a period of three years, provided however, that one land trustee shall be elected each year so that continuity and experience will be maintained among the trustees.

Source: Section 150 — Leadership of Poospatuck Indian nation; elections; terms of office, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/IND/150 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 15, 2024).

Accessed:
Jun. 15, 2024

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

§ 150’s source at nysenate​.gov

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