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File #: 16-045    Version: Name: N/A
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/17/2016 In control: TRIBAL COUNCIL
On agenda: 3/31/2016 Final action: 4/18/2016
Enactment date: 4/11/2016 Enactment #: R-034-16
Title: A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CHANGING THE NAME OF SALLISAW CREEK PARK OWNED BY THE CHEROKEE NATION IN SEQUOYAH COUNTY WITHIN THE TRIBE'S FOURTEEN COUNTY JURISDICTION TO NATIONAL CHEROKEE NATION PARK
Sponsors: David Thornton, Sr. , Joe Byrd
Indexes: Sallisaw Creek Park
Code sections: N/A - Not Applicable
Attachments: 1. R-34-16.PDF

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A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CHANGING THE NAME OF SALLISAW CREEK PARK OWNED BY THE CHEROKEE NATION IN SEQUOYAH COUNTY WITHIN THE TRIBE'S FOURTEEN COUNTY JURISDICTION TO NATIONAL CHEROKEE NATION PARK

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WHEREAS, the Cherokee Nation since time immemorial has exercised the sovereign rights of self-government in behalf of the Cherokee people; and,

 

WHEREAS, the Cherokee Nation is a federally recognized Indian Nation with a historic and continual government to government relationship with the United States of America; and,

 

WHEREAS, Cherokee Nation owns property that is a park in Sequoyah County; and,

 

WHEREAS, currently the park’s name is Sallisaw Creek Park which should be changed to National Cherokee Nation Park; and, 

 

WHEREAS, the Council of the Cherokee Nation supports changing the name of the park owned by the Cherokee Nation; and therefore,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CHEROKEE NATION, that the Sallisaw Creek Park title is hereby changed to National Cherokee Nation Park.