Constitution and laws of the Cherokee Nation. by Cherokee Nation, Oklahoma.

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StatementPublished by authority of the National Council.
SeriesWestern Americana, 1550-1900 -- reel 105, no. 1115.
ContributionsBoudinot, W. P., Ross, D. H., Scales, Joseph A.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination284, v p., 1 ¾.
Number of Pages284
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18600072M
OCLC/WorldCa14906241

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Constitution of the Cherokee Nation Preamble We, the People of the Cherokee Nation, in order to preserve our sovereignty, enrich our culture, achieve and maintain a desirable measure of prosperity and the blessings of freedom, acknowledging with humility and gratitude the goodness, aid and guidance of the Sovereign.

Selected opinions of the Judicial Tribunal of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma. At LexisNexis ($$$). At Westlaw ($$$). American Tribal Law Reporter. Opinions issued by the tribal, appeals or supreme courts of American tribes, including Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma.

At Westlaw ($$$). Database: CHRKEE-OK-CS. Opinions of the. Cherokee Nation Constitution Drafted in and ratified in by popular vote, Cherokee Nation’s Constitution provides the framework for our tripartite government and tribal laws. Preamble to the Cherokee Nation Constitution. Readers will recognize many of the laws and articles, as the constitution was based on that of the United States.

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The constitution and laws of the Cherokee Nation passed at Tahlequah, Cherokee Nation, by Cherokee Nation, Oklahoma. Published by Cherokee Nation in Tahlequah, (Okla.). Written in Pages: ordain and establish this Constitution for the government of the Cherokee Nation.

ARTICLE I. SEC. The boundary of the Cherokee Nation shall be that described in the treaty of between the United States and Western Cherokees, subject to such extension as may be made in the adjustment of the unfinished business with the United States. SEC. Size: 9MB.

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Help with reading books-- Report a bad link-. Lastly, the Cherokee Nation adopted a written constitution in creating a government with three branches: legislative, executive, and judicial. The Principal Chief was elected by the National Council, which was the legislature of the Nation. A similar constitution was adopted by the Cherokee Nation—West in Capital: New EchotaTahlequah The descendants of Cherokee men by all free women, except the African race, whose parents may have been living together as man and wife, according to the customs and laws of this Nation, shall be entitled to all the rights and privileges of this Nation, as well as the posterity of Cherokee women by all free men.

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The Cherokee Nation (Cherokee: ᏣᎳᎩᎯ ᎠᏰᎵ, Tsalagihi Ayeli or ᏣᎳᎩᏰᎵ "Tsalagiyehli"), also known as the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma, is the largest of three Cherokee federally recognized tribes in the United States. It was established in the 20th century and includes people descended from members of the Old Cherokee Nation who relocated, due to increasing pressure, from Government Type: Tribal Council.

Constitution and laws of the Cherokee Nation / published by an act of the National Council, KF C A better kind of hatchet: law, trade, and diplomacy in the Cherokee nation during the early years of European contact / John Phillip Reid. Among the Haudenosaunee (the "Six Nations," comprising the Mohawk, Onondaga, Oneida, Cayuga, Seneca, and Tuscarora peoples) the Great Law of Peace is the oral constitution of the Iroquois law was written on wampum belts, conceived by Dekanawidah, known as the Great Peacemaker, and his spokesman original five member nations ratified this constitution.

CONSTITUTION OF THE CHEROKEE NATION, Formed by a Convention of Delegates from the several Districts, at New Echota, July WE THE REPRESENTATIVES of the people of the CHEROKEE NATION in Convention assembled, in order to establish justice, ensure tranquility, promote our common welfare, and secure to ourselves and our posterity the blessings of liberty, acknowledging with humility.

Laws of the Cherokee Nation: Adopted by the Council at Various Periods [] Printed for the Benefit of the Nation - Ebook written by Cherokee Nation.

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A printed copy is available for public viewing at Cherokee First located at the W.W. Keeler Tribal Complex in Tahlequah, Oklahoma during regular business hours.

Please refer to the statutes-at-large as the authoritative text for specific code. It is an exact reprint of an compilation, originally published by the Cherokee National Council, of "the laws of the Cherokee Nation now in force." These laws -- the constitution of the Cherokee Nation and the basic laws passed under it -- provided the framework for the government of the Cherokee Nation from until the early s.

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ISBN ISBN Hardcover. New. * This volume provides a unique legal and historical record. A book of the compiled laws and the Constitution of the Cherokee Nation, written and compiled in It is roughly based on the Constitution of the United States, having Executive, Legislative and Judicial branches.The Constitution of the United States is the Supreme law of the land; therefore, the Cherokee Nation shall never enact any law which is in conflict with any Federal law.

History Approved for Referendum by the Commissioner, Morris Thompson, on September 5,Seconded by the Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation, Ross O. Swimmer, on October.The Constitution of the Cherokee Nation is a document that was created to protect the Cherokee Indians from being thrown out of their native lands.

The authors of the document are not unknown. The first line of the document states, “We the Representatives of the people of the Cherokee Nation.

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