Sovereignty Theft Update Presented by Cara Cowan Watts [email_address] Presentation represents the personal opinions of th...
Original Actions Requested <ul><li>Federal Ban of ‘State’ Recognition of Groups Claiming to be Cherokee </li></ul><ul><li>...
Original Requests… <ul><li>Changes to NCAI’s Membership Policy – Not Allowing Groups Claiming to be Cherokee </li></ul><ul...
Original Requests… <ul><li>Public Relations Campaign – Educate Media and Public </li></ul><ul><li>Actively Prosecute ‘Cher...
Additional Work Needed <ul><li>Joint Tribal Working Group Identified </li></ul><ul><li>Planned Joint Lobbying Efforts </li...
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

2010 Joint Council Wannabe Update 041110

378 views

Published on

Learn more about how you can help take action against folks claiming to be Cherokee who are not!

0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
378
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
12
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
6
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

2010 Joint Council Wannabe Update 041110

  1. 1. Sovereignty Theft Update Presented by Cara Cowan Watts [email_address] Presentation represents the personal opinions of the presenters and not necessarily the official position of the Cherokee Nation
  2. 2. Original Actions Requested <ul><li>Federal Ban of ‘State’ Recognition of Groups Claiming to be Cherokee </li></ul><ul><li>Eliminate Federal Tribal Set Asides to non-Federally Recognized Groups </li></ul><ul><li>IRS 501(c)3 Regulations Preventing ‘Pseudo Tribes’ </li></ul><ul><li>GAO/OMB Report Accounting for Lost Federal Monies </li></ul>
  3. 3. Original Requests… <ul><li>Changes to NCAI’s Membership Policy – Not Allowing Groups Claiming to be Cherokee </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure U.S. Fish & Wildlife Following Federal Guidelines </li></ul><ul><li>Lobby for Federal Laws Making Impersonation of Tribes and Tribal Citizens a Felony (Identity Theft) </li></ul>
  4. 4. Original Requests… <ul><li>Public Relations Campaign – Educate Media and Public </li></ul><ul><li>Actively Prosecute ‘Cherokee’ Frauds </li></ul><ul><li>Exposure of ‘Cherokee’ Frauds in Academia </li></ul><ul><li>Amend Federal Indian Arts & Crafts Act to Exclude ‘State’ Recognized Tribes </li></ul>
  5. 5. Additional Work Needed <ul><li>Joint Tribal Working Group Identified </li></ul><ul><li>Planned Joint Lobbying Efforts </li></ul><ul><li>Focused Effort in Tennessee </li></ul><ul><li>Consistent Tribal Consultation Language </li></ul>[email_address]

×