The sovereign powers exercised by Indian governments on most reservations include: -The power to determine the form of government, including the right to pass, interpret, and enforce laws, and to administer justice. -The power to define conditions for membership in the nation or tribe. -The power to tax. -The power to regulate domestic relations of citizens or members. -The power to regulate property use.
We are pleased that you have taken the time to learn more about the Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation.
Defining who or what Sycuan is can be difficult. We think you will come to find that Sycuan consists of many things and that Sycuan's identity is as unique as the people and traditions it consists of.