We vote on which member of the tribe is the next leader, it used to be the eldest son of the current chief that would be the next leader, but that didn't turn out well so we started to do a voting process.
How did Plains Indians choose their chief?
The Plains Indian choose there leader by good behavior and by being with the tribe for many years and showing Alot of respect for the Tribe. If they did something very good or Amazing for the Tribe all the groups would come together and have a vote of if he should be the leader to make commands for the Tribe and to stick up for the tribe. The Chief or leader of the Group would make the events for the following...
Asked in Native American History, History of Texas
Did the Karankawa Indians have a democracy?
The members of the Karankawa tribe would choose a civil leader. To that extent, it is a democracy. The war chief was always the son of the oldest man of the tribe. That leans towards being a monarchy. Women did not have any power. The tribe is now extinct. ...