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As of 10 September, 2019

REGISTRATION IS CLOSED FOR THE SNDays 5K

MAXIMUM REGISTERED PARTICIPANTS, 257 RUNNERS, REACHED

ONLINE AND SAME DAY REGISTRATION DISCONTINUED

 

 


 

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TRIBAL LEADERS SIGN JOINT RESOLUTION

 OPPOSING GOVERNOR STITT’S REPUDIATION OF THE STATE-TRIBAL GAMING COMPACTS

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OKLAHOMA CITY (July 12, 2019)– The Inter-Tribal Council of the Five Civilized Tribes (ITC)  provided a unified, formal and firm response to Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt’s recent repudiation of the Oklahoma Model Tribal Gaming Compact through a joint resolution signed by the leaders of the Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Muscogee (Creek) and Seminole Nations.  The Tribal leaders unanimously agreed and adopted the resolution at the Inter-Tribal Council meeting today at the River Spirit Casino Resort in Tulsa, Okla. 

The ITC is an organization that unites the tribal governments of the Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Muscogee (Creek), and Seminole Nations. Leaders of all five nations, which collectively represent more than 750,000 Native people, jointly signed the resolution outlining a clear and strong response to Governor Stitt’s letter dated July 5, 2019, proposing the Tribes negotiate a new Class III gaming compact.Tribal leaders expressed their disappointment in the action by Gov. Stitt to take a matter of such great importance to the media before engaging in respectful and purposeful conversations given the complexity of the compacts and the law.  The ITC memorialized through the joint resolution their collective intent to reject the state’s attempt to unlawfully and unilaterally terminate the compact.

The gaming industry has become a significant driver of Oklahoma’s economy, employing over 55,000 Oklahomans, primarily in rural areas, and paying more than $1.5 billion in exclusivity fees over the past 15 years, mostly for public education. In response to the exclusive fee arrangement outlined in the compacts, Tribes have invested hundreds of millions of those dollars into education, roads, health care, public safety, and tourism to support the betterment of our state for the benefit of all residents.  The tribes’ investments have allowed the state to channel tax revenue to other high priority needs.

During Friday’s general session of the ITC, the tribal leaders detailed the extensive legal history and complexity surrounding gaming compacts and highlighted the current compact, which was approved by Oklahoma voters on November 4, 2004, and approved by the U.S. Secretary of Interior.  The tribes also detailed their concerns that Gov. Stitt made no proposal of any terms, nor presented a framework, for any renegotiation. That noted, the ITC pledged their support for the continuation of the exclusive fee structure and amounts outlined in the current compact. They underscored their confidence in the legal reality that the compact does not expire, but in fact renews on January 1, 2020.

Joint Statement from the Five Tribal Leaders:

 “We have considered the state of Oklahoma a trustworthy partner through the years. Working together we have made strides in building a better, stronger and more prosperous Oklahoma for the benefit of the hundreds of thousands of members of our Tribes who live and work here as well as all residents of this great State.  We can trace the starting point of our constructive partnership to the carefully crafted and balanced approach represented in the current compact negotiated in a respectful manner between the State of Oklahoma and the sovereign Tribes residing in Oklahoma. This compact represents a continuing and mutually beneficial partnership. The recent action of Governor Stitt puts into question his sincerity to work with us in a cooperative manner moving ahead. We are resolute in our position, and it is our hope Governor Stitt and his advisors will not attempt any bad faith interference on the compact which could set back the progress we have achieved by working together.”

Bill John Baker, Principal Chief, The Cherokee Nation

Bill Anoatubby, Governor, The Chickasaw Nation

Gary Batton, Chief, The Choctaw Nation

James R. Floyd, Principal Chief, The Muscogee (Creek) Nation

Greg P. Chilcoat, Chief, The Seminole Nation

 

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2019 BIA HED SCHOLARSHIP

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Veterans Information Form

Veterans Services

In order to better serve our veterans, please fill out this form if you have served in the U.S. military Armed Forces at any time. This will assist us in helping our veteran community.

Who is a veteran? “A veteran is an individual who has served in any branch of the United States Armed Forces, both combat and non-combat.”

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Job Placement & Training Program

Job Placement and Training Program

  • Do you live in Seminole County?
  • Are you a member of a federally recognized Tribe?
  • Are you interested in a new job skill or in updating your skills?
  • Un-employed or under-employed?

 

Seminole Nation Job Placement & Training
PO Box 1498
Wewoka, OK 74884
 
 
Location: Old Bingo Hall
Mekusukey Mission/Seminole, OK

 

Dee Whitson – Counselor 405-234-5288

Sheila Hooper- Director   405-234-5289

 

 

 

Code of Laws

 

Click Here to download the Complete SN Code of Laws June 2017 PDF

 

 

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00 00 Seminole Nation Constitution (2013) 218 KB
01 Title 1 Appellate Procedure Code (2012) 402 KB
01A Title 1A Arts & Crafts Code (2008) 120 KB
02 Title 2 Attorney General Code (1991) 82 KB
03 Title 3 Civil Procedure Code (2015) 1194 KB
03 Title 3A Business & Corporate Regulatory Code (1992) 138 KB
04 Title 4 Corporation Code (1992) 663 KB
04 Title 4A Limited Liability Company Act (2007) 575 KB
05 Title 5 Court Administration Code (2012) 391 KB
06 Title 6 Criminal Code (2015) 465 KB
06A Title 6A Domestic Violence Code (2015) 348 KB
06B Title 6B Meth & CDS Code (2012) 315 KB
06C Title 6C Sex Offender Registration Code (2012) 334 KB
07 Title 7 Criminal Procedure Code (2015) 410 KB
08 Title 8 Economic Development Code (2014) 398 KB
09 Title 9 Education Code (2008) 7 KB
10 Title 10 Election Code (2008) 51 KB
11 Title 11 Employment Relations Code (2015) 51 KB
11A Title 11A SN Employment Rights Act (TERO) (2015) 224 KB
12 Title 12 Environmental Health and Safety Code (1991) 12 KB
13 Title 13 Evidence Code (2012) 109 KB
13A Title 13A Family (2012) 223 KB
13B Title 13B Domestic Relations (2012) 634 KB
13C Title 13 C Adoption Code (2012) 41 KB
14 Title 14 Finance Code (2013) 157 KB
15 Title 15 Gaming Act (2013) 220 KB
16 Title 16 General Council (2012) 112 KB
16A Title 16A Seminole Nation Independence Day (2004) 4 KB
17 Title 17 Health Code (2002) 9 KB
18 Title 18 Housing Code (2015) 361 KB
18 Title 18A Judgment Fund Program Code (2014) 351 KB
19 Title 19 Juvenile Code (2012) 260 KB
20 Title 20 Land Use Code (2013) 151 KB
20A Title 20A Real Propoert Acquisition Code (2011) 151 KB
21 Title 21 Form of Laws Code (2003) 116 KB
22 Title 22 Membership Code (2004) 39 KB
23 Title 23 Open Meetings RESERVED 2 KB
24 Title 24 Police & Law Enforcement Code (2011) 311 KB
25 Title 25 Principal Chief Code (2014) 81 KB
26 Title 26 Recreation Code (1992) 6 KB
27 Title 27 Securities RESERVED 2 KB
28 Title 28 Tobacco & Gas Distribution Code (2015) 301 KB
29 Title 29 Commercial Code (2007) 550 KB
30 Title 30 Gaming Vendor Taxation Code.pdf 216 KB
30 Title 30 Road Committee Transportation Policy & Procedure (2011) 54 KB
32 Title 32 Veterans Code (2012) 9 KB
33 Title 33 Oil & Gas Severence Code (2014) 366 KB
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Education

 



GED Preparation Classes

The Seminole Nation Adult Education program offers General Education Development (GED) classes for individuals who did not complete high school and would like to obtain a GED certificate.

Classes are held Mondays and Wednesdays 9:00am to Noon and from 1:00pm-4:00pm.
Classes are held at 215 E. Evans in Seminole, Ok.

No classes are held at SSC anymore.

Classes are being offered tuition-free and students work at their own pace. Enrollment is ongoing, so students may enroll throughout the year.

For more information on the GED Preparation classes, contact the Seminole Nation Adult Education Program at (405) 716-6040.


 

 

Seminole Nation Job Placement and Training Program

ATTENTION STUDENTS!!!

If you are Native American, 18 or older, live in Seminole County and plan to attend a Vocational -Technical School this fall, please call the Seminole Nation Job Placement & Training Program to see if you are eligible for financial assistance; while attending fulltime, part-time or short-term classes; the amount depends on the number of household members.

Our office is located at the Old Bingo Hall at the Mekusukey Mission south of Seminole.

For further information, please contact Dee Whitson – Employment & Training Counselor 405-234-5288

Cultural Resources Staff

Theodore Isham- Historic Preservation Officer.      (405) 234-5218
 
Joy Moldenhauer- Administrative Assistant           (405) 234-5218