Great Plains Tribal Chairman's Association

Resolutions of the GPTCA

2011 Great Plains Tribal Chairman's Association Resolutions.

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Date Res. #

14-3-23-11

March 23rd, 2011

Passed

Support the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) policy to eliminate use of American Indian nicknames, logos and mascots and oppose dehumanizing and racist statement about American Indians. TO SUPPORT THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE GREAT PLAINS ECONOMIC AND COMMERCE ASSOCIATION Urging Obama administration not to appeal May 9, 2011 decision of 10th Circuit Court Appeals decision affirming the obligation of the U.S. to pay full contract support costs for all contracts and compacts between Tribes and the U.S. under the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act Opposition to Keystone XL (“Keystone II”) Pipeline now being considered for authorization by the United States Department of State, on the basis that construction of such pipeline is not in the national interests of the United States Endorsement of Chairman Michael Finley for the position of First Vice-Chairman of the National Congress of American Indians at the Annual 2011 Conference. SUPPORT FOR THE INCLUSION OF A STATUTE MODELED AFTER A NATIVE AMERICAN SOLDIER TO BE PLACED ALONGSIDE THE CURRENT “THREE SERVICEMEN STATUE” ON THE VIETNAM VETERANS MEMORIAL ON THE NATIONAL MALL. TO SUPPORT A STATE-TRIBAL RELATIONS STUDY AS PROPOSED BY THE SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF TRIBAL RELATIONS AS LONG AS ALL THE DATA COLLECTED ON INDIAN TRIBES REMAIN THE PROPERTY OF THE TRIBE.

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