Issues Affecting American Indians in Tennessee
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American Indians in Tennessee government volunteer service
TN Archaeological Advisory Council
mandated 3 Native American representatives
  • Michael Lynch, West Tennessee (2008-12)
         member, Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma
  • Pat Cummins, Middle Tennessee (2004-08)
         descendant, Cherokee
  • Mark Cantrell, Middle Tennessee (2010-14)
         unknown tribal affiliation
  •   TN Historical Commission
    mandated inclusion of person/s
    of Native American ancestry

  • Brent A. Cox (2008-2012)
    444 Cades Atwood Road
    Milan, Tennessee 38358
    731-723-9994

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    TCIA mtg this saturday - agenda?

    www.state.tn.us/environment/sunshine/pdf/tcia_20feb10.pdf

    TN Commission on Indian Affairs
    February 20, 2010, 9am – 5pm
    TDOT, Region 3 Conference Room
    6601 Centennial Boulevard, Nashville

    Tentative Agenda
    •  Regular Commission Meeting

    *Note: Recognition Review Committee Mtg. To Follow



    - no public agenda.
    - no agenda content.
    - non-statutory (illegal) committee meeting.

    ... this is the 'Confederation's "New Commission"

    Re: TCIA mtg this saturday - agenda?

    tom
    www.state.tn.us/environment/sunshine/pdf/tcia_20feb10.pdf

    TN Commission on Indian Affairs
    February 20, 2010, 9am – 5pm
    TDOT, Region 3 Conference Room
    6601 Centennial Boulevard, Nashville

    Tentative Agenda
    •  Regular Commission Meeting

    *Note: Recognition Review Committee Mtg. To Follow



    - no public agenda.
    - no agenda content.
    - non-statutory (illegal) committee meeting.

    ... this is the 'Confederation's "New Commission"




    I find it absolutely HYSTERICAL that for ALL the FUSSING and running to STATE OFFICIALS, COMPLAINING, he Kornfused Kulture Klubbers KAN'T KEEP UP and get THEIR information out at all - FORGET "IN A TIMELY FASHION"!

    BY-LAWS, RULES, and Regulations???? .... apparently they've tossed those things out the window. I wonder how the state will feel about that since NPOs DO have (state and/or federal) rules and regs to follow or they can lose their status

    TCIA mtg this saturday - agenda: Take 2

    Tennessee Commission of Indian Affairs
    Tentative Agenda for Meeting
    20 February 2010 10:00 AM
    TDOT Project Management Division 6601 Centennial Blvd.
    Nashville, TN 37209
    Take 2 (Revised February 16, 2010)

    Prayer
    Introductions
    Opening Public Comments

    1. Agenda review/approval
    2. Treasurer's report
    3. Minutes of 23 January 2010 meeting in Memphis - review

    Old Business
    --------------------------------------------------------
    1. Census 2010
    2. Rules Committee Report & assessment
    3. Current Legislation of TCIA.
    4. Status of Recognition Criteria progress
    5. Legislative Review

    New Business
    --------------------------------------------------------
    Meeting Schedule

    Closing Public comments
    --------------------------------------------------------
    Prayer
    Adjourn

    Re: TCIA mtg this saturday - agenda: Take 2

    Note: no "Recognition Review Committee Mtg. To Follow"
    as initially planned.

    non-statutory committees are not legal.
    and planning to review Recognition applications
    before Rule 0785-1 goes into effect
    is not legal as well.

    glad they finally understood.


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