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Constitution and bylaws of the Seminole tribe of Florida

Seminole Tribe of Florida.

Constitution and bylaws of the Seminole tribe of Florida

ratified August 21, 1957.

by Seminole Tribe of Florida.

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Published by G.P.O. in Washington, [D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Seminole Tribe of Florida.

  • Edition Notes

    At head of title: United States. Department of the Interior. Bureau of Indian Affairs.

    ContributionsUnited States. Bureau of Indian Affairs.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination11 p. ;
    Number of Pages11
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15108858M
    LC Control Number58060124

    The constitution and bylaws were accepted by tribal vote on 21 August by a vote of for and 5 against. [9] The first officers elected in for the Seminole tribe were Billy Osceola, Tribal Chairman; Betty Mae Jumper, vice chairman; Laura Mae Osceola, secretary; and the non-Indian wife of an agency employee as : J , Everglades, Broward County, Florida. The Seminole Tribe of Florida sued the state of Florida in federal court for violating the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act. Here, the state did not wave its sovereign immunity. The Supreme Court held that Congress could not use its Commerce Clause powers to abrogate Florida’s sovereign immunity.

    Contact Us. Stirling Road Hollywood, Florida Phone: () Billy Osceola, (July 4, – August 1, ) was the first elected chief of the Seminole Tribe of became an ordained minister and was extremely influential in shifting the Seminole Tribe of Florida from traditional spiritual practices to the Baptist faith. He was the first elected chief of the tribe after their : July 4, , Everglades, Broward County, Florida.

    During the Seminole war years of the s and continuing long after Florida won statehood in , as much as half of Florida's population lived under slavery. The same was true in Mosquito County. It also includes all members of the Seminole Tribe of Florida as defined in Article II of the By-Laws of the Seminole Tribe of Florida. Contact Attorney Rebekah Brown-Wiseman at to discuss whether your family law case is eligible to be heard in the Seminole Court.


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Constitution and bylaws of the Seminole tribe of Florida by Seminole Tribe of Florida. Download PDF EPUB FB2

This Constitution and Bylaws, when approved by the Secretary of the Interior, shall be effective from and after the date of its ratification by a majority vote of adult Indians of the Seminole Tribe of Florida voting at an election called for that purpose by the Secretary of the Interior; Provided, that at least 30 percent of those entitled to vote shall vote in such an election.

Get this from a library. Constitution and bylaws of the Seminole tribe of Florida: ratified Aug [Seminole Tribe of Florida, Dania, Big Cypress, Brighton, Hollywood & Tampa Reservations.; United States. Bureau of Indian Affairs.]. Get this from a library. Constitution and bylaws of the Seminole tribe of Florida, ratified Aug [United States.

Bureau of Indian Affairs.]. Cite this Record. Constitution and Bylaws. Seminole Tribe of Florida. Washington, DC: Government Printing office. (tDAR id: ). Seminole Tribe of Florida. "Constitution and Bylaws of the Seminole Tribe of Florida." Hollywood, FL.

£ CONSTITUTION AND BYLAWS OF THE SEMINOLE " TRIBE OF FLORIDA h PREAMBLE ^ We, the members of the Seminole Tribe of Florida, in order to> promote justice, insure tranquility, encourage the general welfare^ safeguard our interests and secure the blessings of freedom and liberty for ourselves and for our posterity, do hereby form and or­File Size: KB.

Other Florida Indians shall be permitted to use, occupy and enjoy the Seminole Reservation or the Miccosukee Reservation on the same terms and conditions, and subject to the same limitations as are applicable to, or may be imposed upon, tribal members by its constitution, bylaws, or tribal regulations; provided, however, that if either of said.

(3) The Gaming Compact between the Seminole Tribe of Florida and the State of Florida, executed by the Governor and the Tribe on April 7,is ratified and approved. The Governor shall cooperate with the Tribe in seeking approval of the compact from the.

Seminole Tribe of Florida official homepage is dedicated to the rich history, culture, and services of the Florida Seminole Indians. Updates and helpful resources from Seminole Tribe of Florida during COVID Toggle navigation.

As established in the Seminole Tribe of Florida's constitution, the Tribal Council is the chief governing body. CORPORATE CHARTER of the SEMINOLE TRIBE of FLORIDA ARTICLE I.

Whereas, the Seminole Tribe of Florida constitutes a recognized Indian Tribe eligible for organization under a Constitution and Bylaws adopted pursuant to Section 16 of the Act of J (48 Stat. ), as amended by the Act of J (49 Stat. ); and. Seminole Constitution. CORPORATE CHARTER OF THE SEMINOLE TRIBE OF FLORIDA ARTICLE I Whereas, the Seminole Tribe of Florida constitutes a recognized Indian Tribe eligible for organization under a Constitution and Bylaws adopted pursuant to Section 16 of the Act of J (48 Stat.

), as amended by the Act of J (49 Stat. BYLAWS OF THE CORPORATE CHARTER OF THE SEMINOLE TRIBE OF FLORIDA ARTICLE I—SHAREHOLDERS SECTION 1.

Meetings. An annual meeting of the voting shareholders shall be held on the third Friday in the month of July in each year for the purpose of transacting such business as may come before the Size: KB.

Constitution and Bylaws of the Seminole Tribe of Florida PREAMBLE We, the members of the Seminole Tribe of Florida, in order to promote justice, insure tranquility, encourage the general welfare, safeguard our interests and secure the blessings of freedom.

The Tribe operates under a Constitution, Bylaws, and Corporate Charter. Its governing body consists of an elected five-member tribal council.

An elected board of directors oversees the federally-chartered corporation, Seminole Tribe of Florida, Inc. The Tribe today has approximately 3, members. The Seminole Tribe of Florida is a federally recognized Seminole tribe based in the U.S. state of Florida. Together with the Seminole Nation of Oklahoma and the Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida, it is one of three federally recognized Seminole entities.

It received that status in ; today it has six Indian reservations in Florida. Structuring Sovereignty: Constitutions of Native Nations, part of the Tribal Legal Studies Textbook Series, is designed to serve as a guide to communities engaged in the process of drafting a constitution and to students who are studying that any nation, Indigenous or non-Indigenous, drafting and adopting a constitution is more than a legal process.

This Constitution and Bylaws, when approved by the Secretary of the Interior, shall be effective from and after the date of its ratification by a majority vote of adult Indians of the Seminole Tribe of Florida voting at an election called for that Purpose by the Secretary of the Interior; Provided that at least 30 percent of those entitled to vote shall vote in such an election.

This constitution and bylaws, when adopted by a majority vote of the qualified voters of the Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida voting at an election called for that purpose by the Secretary of the Interior provided at least thirty (30) percent of those entitled to vote shall vote in such election, shall be submitted to the Secretary of the.

Florida Tribes. Land cessions () Land cessions () Miccosukee Tribe of Indians. Website; Constitution of the Miccosukee Nation; Seminole Tribe of Florida. Website; Constitution and Bylaws; Corporate Charter; Land cessions; Back to Top.

Last Updated: 01/19/ This constitution and bylaws, when adopted by a majority vote of the qualified voters of the Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida voting at an election called for that purpose by the Secretary of the Interior provided at least thirty (30) percent of those entitled to vote shall vote in such election, shall be submitted to the Secretary of the Interior, and, if approved, shall be effective from the date of such approval.

An Assumption of Sovereignty continues Harry A. Kersey Jr.'s examination of Seminole history. He studies the effects of shifting governmental attitudes and policies on the Florida Indians during the past quarter-century.

He also charts the social, economic, and political experiences of the tribe during these volatile decades.Even the religious missionaries had a tough time breaking through the determined Seminole spirit. InCongress passed the Indian Reorganization Act, recognizing the rights of American Indians to conduct popular vote elections and govern their own political affairs by constitution and bylaws.the Seminole Tribe of Florida, or by the United States in trust for the Seminole Indians in Florida, lands held under Executive Order No.dated Jand such other lands as may hereafter be acquired for the use and benefit of the Seminole Tribe of Florida.