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April 30, 2013

Kaibab Paiute Enrollment Requirements

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Enrollment in the Kaibab Band of Paiute Indians traces to the census roll of the Kaibab Indian Reservation of 1940.

Section I: The membership of the Kaibab Band of Paiute Indians shall consist of:

a) All persons of indian blood whose names appear on the official census rolls of the Kaibab Indian Reservation as of January   1, 1940, except those individuals who have relinquished membership in the band or have become enrolled members of some other tribe or band.

b) All persons who are one-fourth (1/4) or more degree Indian blood born to a member of the Kaibab Band of Paiute Indians who is listed on or descended from a member listed on the base roll of January 1, 1940.

c) All persons who prior to this amendment qualified for membership under previous  membership requirements except those persons who voluntarily relinquished membership in the band.

Section 2: Adoptions

a) Direct decendants of Kaibab Paiute members who are listed on the January 1, 1940 base roll may be adopted into the tribe with full rights and benefits.

b) Persons of one-fourth (1/4) or more degree of Indian blood  may be adopted into the band with all rights and benefits, except for those benefits derived from distribution of judgement monies, including payments paid to the band or its members in the past or any judgement payment that may be paid to the band or its members in the future.

c) Children of adopted members of the band who are not eligible for enrollment under Section 1 a) and b) of this article may be adopted in accordance with Section 2 a).

d) Voting on all petitions for adoption will be accomplished at the annual general council meeting, provided that a petition for adoption and supporting documents as may be required by Section 5 of this article must be received not less than ninety (90) days prior to the annual general council meeting. A majority of those voting must approve the adoption of any person into the band.

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