The legal clinic was a great honor and learning experience for all of us, and some of us were treated even more when we got a chance to sit in on a Tribal Council meeting. While we were in between clients, Judge Saunooke offered to take five of us to a Tribal Council meeting so we could observe the Eastern Band Cherokee government at work. The Tribal Council is a group of twelve representatives. Representatives are elected based on townships with two each coming from Yellowhill, Big Cove, Birdtown, Wolftown, and Painttown and one each from Snowbird and Cherokee County community.
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| Posted by Kathleen A. Lockwood on Sat. January 12, 2013 9:58 AM
Categories: Winter Break Trip 2013