Enrollment Eligibilty

According to Title XI, Section 2 of the Chitimacha Comprehensive Codes of Justice, the following persons are eligible for membership in the Chitimacha Tribe of Louisiana:

(A) All Chitimacha Indians living on the date of approval of the Constitution and Bylaws of the Chitimacha Tribe of Louisiana, whose names appear on either:

(1) The Annuity Pay Roll of 1926, Claim 374514, which was received and recorded by the Office of Indian Affairs on October 18, 1926, or

(2) The revised Census Roll of June 1959, of record at the Choctaw Indian Agency, Philadelphia, Mississippi, or

(3) Who are lineal descendants of such persons and provided such descendants apply for membership and furnish birth certificates or other sufficient evidence to prove their ancestry consistent with the Tribal Constitution and the process in this Ordinance.