2010 Joint Council Results

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 Note: Following are the results of the Joint Council Meeting between the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians and the Cherokee Nation on Friday, April 16. 

The Tribal Councils of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians and the Cherokee Nation pose for a group shot during a Joint Council Session held Friday, April 16. (Photo courtesy of Gayle Miller/Cherokee Nation)

Rules of Procedures Governing The Joint Council of the Cherokee Nation and Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians – Tabled


A Resolution Recognizing Hastings Shade As A Recipient of the “Friends of Sequoyah”Award – Passed


A Resolution Supporting The Forgiveness Journey (20 minute Presentation) – Tabled


A Resolution To Support To Increase The Safety Of Native Women Through Reauthorization Of The Violence Against Women Act Of 2005 And Technical Amendments; Reauthorization Of The Family Violence Prevention Act, And Nation To-Nation Consultation On VAWA With The United States Department Of Justice In 2010 – Passed


A Resolution Supporting An Increase And Extension Of The Special Diabetes Program For Indians – Passed


A Resolution Supporting Reauthorization Of The Elementary And Secondary Education Act/No Child Left Behind – Passed


A Resolution Recognizing Former Principal Chief Wilma Pearl Mankiller As A National Treasure Of The Cherokee Nation – Passed


A Resolution In Continuing Support Of The Sequoyah Birthplace Museum In Vonore, Tennessee – Passed


A Resolution To Support “The Brothers In The Wind: Remembrance Removal Tour” – Passed