CHEROKEE NATION OF OKLAHOMA COUNCIL of THE CHEROKEE NATION

                            

                                  RESOLUTION NO.  21-88

                              Supporting the Guidelines: Rules and Regulations
                                                                  of the
                                             Cherokee Registration Committee

WHEREAS, the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma is a federally recognized Indian Tribe,

organized in accordance with a constitution approved by the Commissioner of Indian
Affairs on
September 5, 1975 and ratified June 26, 1976; and

WHEREAS, the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma has the sovereign right to determine its own membership; and

WHEREAS, the Constitution of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma empowers the Cherokee
Registration Committee to consider the qualifications and to determine the eligibility
requirements for those applying to have their names entered in the Cherokee Register; and

WHEREAS, the Cherokee Registration Committee has developed revisions to the 1978
"Guidelines:   Rules and Regulations of the Cherokee Registration .Committee.   "These
revisions have also had the input of the Principal Chief, the Tribal Council through the
Tribal  Council  Registration Committee,  and the Tribunal of the Cherokee Nation of
Oklahoma - clearly desiring these revisions to be in line with the philosophy and vision
of the Executive, Legislative, and Judicial 'branches of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma;

to be in line with the Constitution of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma; and to be in the
best interest of all Cherokee Tribal Members; and

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CHEROKEE NATION, it supports and ratifies the
"Guidelines:  Rules and Regulations of the Cherokee Registration Committee," established
in the minutes of the meeting held and convened on the 27th day of January 1988 and
formally approved by the Cherokee Registration Committee on the llth day of February
1988.

CERTIFICATION

She foregoing resolution was adopted by the Council of the Cherokee Nation at a duly
called meeting  on  the  12th day of   March,  1988   having Fourteen  members
present,  constituting  a  quorum,  by  the  vote  of  14     yea;   0    nay;   0
abstaining.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            ____________________                   

                                                                                                                              John A. Ketcher, President
                                                                                                                               Cheroke|e Nation Council

ATTEST:

____________________________

Gary D Chapman,-Secretary-Treasurer
Cherokee Nation of
Oklahoma

Approved this   12   day of March, 1988

 

________________________

Wilma P ManKiller,Principal Chief
Cherokee
Nation of
Oklahoma