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File #: 16-065    Version: Name: N/A
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 5/4/2016 In control: TRIBAL COUNCIL
On agenda: 5/16/2016 Final action: 5/18/2016
Enactment date: 5/16/2016 Enactment #: R-052-16
Title: A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PLACEMENT OF LAND IN TRUST - CRAIG COUNTY 183.43 ACRES
Sponsors: Frankie Hargis , Shawn Crittenden, Victoria Vazquez
Indexes: Land, Land in Trust
Code sections: N/A - Not Applicable
Attachments: 1. R-52-16.PDF
Title
A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PLACEMENT OF LAND IN TRUST - CRAIG COUNTY 183.43 ACRES
Body
WHEREAS, the Cherokee Nation since time immemorial has exercised the sovereign rights of self-government in behalf of the Cherokee people;

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;

WHEREAS, Cherokee Nation has acquired a property in southwestern Craig County known as Skelly Ranch 183.43 acre. The tract is located five miles west of White Oak and was a part of the roughly 10,000 acre Skelly Ranch. The property is ranch land with ceremonal grounds in the northwest corner. The Craig County property is further described as follows:

Indian Meridian, Oklahoma

Township 25 North, Range 18 East,

Section 35 A parcel of land lying in the E1/2 NE1/4 NE1/4 of Section 35, Township 25 North, Range 18 East of the Indian Base and Meridian, Craig County, State of Oklahoma according to the U. S. Government Survey thereof, more particularly described as follows:

BEGINNING at the SE corner of said E1/2 NE1/4 NE1/4;
THENCE, South 89° 50’ 36” West for a distance of 495.97 feet along the South line thereof to the center line of an existing county road;
THENCE, North 04° 54’ 15” West for a distance of 30.41 feet along the center line of an existing county road;
THENCE North 12° 07’ 03” East for a distance of 60.68 feet continuing along said center line;
THENCE, North 28° 34’ 02” East for a distance of 55.74 feet continuing along said center line;
THENCE, North 43° 22’ 27” East for a distance of 55.82 feet continuing along said center line;
THENCE, North 57° 37’ 15” East for a distance of 58.76 feet continuing along said center line;
THENCE, North 69° 13’ 18” East for a distance of 120.76 feet continuing along said center line;
THENCE North 67° 10’ 41” East for a distance of 53.15 feet continuing along s...

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