Enrollment & Election Office

The Enrollment and Elections Office is responsible for distributing and receiving enrollment applications, issuing tribal IDs, keeping all enrollment files up to date, and maintaining an address database of all Tolowa Dee-ni' Nation Tribal members. Conducting yearly elections under the direction of the Election Board, while maintaining confidentiality.

Enrollment

Statement of Authority

The Enrollment Ordinance is promulgated pursuant to the authority contained in the Constitution of the Howon-quet Indian Council of the Tolowa Dee-ni' Nation for the Tolowa Indians, adopted on June 27, 1987, by the General Membership; Section 6: Article II, Membership.

Statement of Purpose

This Enrollment Ordinance is established to define and regulate membership with the Howonquet Indian Council of the Tolowa Dee-ni' Nation in accordance with the Constitution of the Howonquet Indian Council of the Tolowa Dee-ni' Nation. And to establish fair and uniform enrollment procedures that afford due process of the laws to all persons applying for enrollment.

This Enrollment Ordinance formally establishes an Enrollment Committee and directs Tribal Council. The Tribal Council bears the responsibility for assuring compliance with the Tribal Constitution and Enrollment Ordinance

Election

Statement of Authority

The Election Ordinance is promulgated pursuant to authority expressed within the Constitution of the Tolowa Dee-ni' Nation of the, adopted June 27, 1987, by the General Membership, ARTICLE IX, Section 1 through 5 Elections.

Statement of Purpose

This Ordinance is intended to define fair and uniform procedures for voter registration, qualification, and participation in the electoral and petition processes in accordance with the Constitution of the Tolowa Dee-ni' Nation.

Programs

  • Address/Name Change
  • DMV Exemption
  • Enrollment Application
  • Membership Certification
  • Nominee Packet
  • Tribal ID
  • Voter Registration Form 2020

Resources

Important items to keep the Enrollment Department current are:

  • Address Change Form (PDF)
  • Address: For each family member living in the home.
  • Births: Copy of birth certificate
  • Court Filings: Copy of custody proceeding or adoption (confidential)
  • Deaths: Copy of death certificate
  • Family Tree Form
  • Name Change: Due to marriage or divorce - a copy of the certificate