CHEROKEE NATION                                                 

                                                          P.O. Box 948 Tahlequah. Okla. 74465 (918) 456-0671


1.  Eligibility requirements for registration for tribal membership shall that each applicant must have a valid Certificate  of  Degree  of  Indian  Blood (CDIB)/  which represents  that  the  applicant  has  proven  through  legal
documentation to at least one direct lineal ancestor who is listed with a blood degree from the Final Rolls of Citizens and Freedmen of the Five Civilized Tribes/ Cherokee Nation.

2. The Tribal Membership card shall not be valid without proper signatures of the Tribal Registrar and the Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma.

3. The Tribal Membership Card shall not be valid without
the indention of the Seal of the Cherokee Nation.

4. All approved Tribal Members shall be issued a blue membership card bearing a six digit number preceded by the capital letter/ "C".

5. The Tribal Membership Card shall contain the following information: (a) the name which was approved and entered into  the  Cherokee  Registry/  (b)  the  Cherokee  Registry Number/  (c) the Date of Birth/  (d)  the Address/  (e) the
Signature of the Tribal Registrar, (f) the Signature of the Principal Chief/ (g) the Approval Date and (h) the phrase/ "This card shows the above named person to be a certified member of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma" and (i) the Legal Signature or Mark of the Tribal Member.

The front of the card shall also have the official name of the tribe: The Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma.  The reverse side of the card shall contain the following statement:  The responsibility  of  the  tribal  member  is  to  notify  the Cherokee Registration Committee of  any Membership change such as a name or address/ as soon as possible. 

Please refer  to:     Cherokee  Nation  of 
Oklahoma/   Cherokee
Registration Department/
P.O. Box 948/ Tahlequah/ OK  74465.