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Notice of
Public Hearing


Yurok Tribe Ordinance

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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the Yurok Tribe will hold three public hearings to accept comments from Yurok Tribal members on the following draft legislation:

• ADULT GUARDIANSHIP ORDINANCE: a new ordinance that creates a process for forming adult (and elder) guardianships through the Yurok Tribal Court. The ordinance would not change the Yurok Tribe youth guardianship process.

• YUROK TRIBE RIGHTS OF THE HEYHL-KEEK ‘WE-ROY (KLAMATH RIVER) ORDINANCE: a new ordinance that lists the Rights of the Klamath River and provides legal protections if those rights are violated. The ordinance would not change the fishing rights of Yurok Tribal members.

The Yurok Tribal Council has referred the above draft legislation to public hearing in accordance with the Yurok Tribal Public Hearing Ordinance. Public hearings are scheduled for:



Friday, July 30, 2021
9:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M.

Friday, July 30, 2021
4:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M.

Saturday, July 31, 2021
9:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M.


Telephone: +1 (872) 240-3212

Access Code: 759-880-957

Hard copies of the draft ordinances have been mailed to Yurok Households, and can be downloaded from the Yurok Tribe website. You can also request an additional hard copy by 

emailing to request an electronic copy.

The Yurok Tribe is interested in receiving comments from members of the Yurok Tribe and Yurok Reservation community regarding all aspects of the draft legislation. Oral comments can be made during the public hearing. Comments may also be submitted in writing. All comments must be received by 5:00pm on Friday, August 6, 2021.

Comment letters may be submitted by email at by fax at (707) 482-1363, or by mail addressed to: Public Comment, Yurok Tribe Office of the Tribal Attorney, PO Box 1027, Klamath, CA 95548. Please indicate in your comment the draft legislation and specific section, if any, to which the comment is directed. For example, “Comment Letter—Adult Guardianship Ordinance.”

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