Issues Affecting American Indians in Tennessee
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American Indians in Tennessee government volunteer service
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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
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  • Brent A. Cox (2008-2012)
    444 Cades Atwood Road
    Milan, Tennessee 38358
    731-723-9994

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    Issues Affecting American Indians in Tennessee


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    last TCIA mtg this saturday & agenda

    TN Commission of Indian Affairs

    June 26 <----- this saturday
    9:00 am ET
    New Hope Center
    602 Scarboro Road
    Oak Ridge

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    Tennessee Commission of Indian Affairs
    Tentative Agenda for Meeting
    26 June 2010
    New Hope Center,
    602 Scarboro Road
    Oak Ridge, TN 37830

    Doors Open at 09:00 AM (Local Time)
    Knoxville (Oak Ridge), TN
    Community & Commissioner Sign-in 09:00 AM (Local Time)

    Prayer 10:00 AM (Local Time)
    Introductions
    Opening Public Comments
    1. Agenda review/approval
    2. Treasurer's report
    3. Minutes of 19 May 2010 meeting in Nashville - review

    New Business
    1. Inspection/Duplication of Records Requests Received
    2. Standing Rules
    3. Disposition of Commission Assets

    Old Business
    1. Current Legislation regarding the TCIA
    2. Legislative Review regarding American Indians in Tennessee
    3. Recognition Criteria progress

    Meeting Schedule
    Closing Public Comments
    Prayer
    Adjourn

    TCIA Meeting - CANCELED

    From: TCIA Notify (tcianotify@gmail.com) [James Meeks, TCIA secretary]
    Date: June 25, 2010 15:33:50 EDT
    To: TCIANotificationList@winx.net
    Subject: Fwd: TCIA Agenda & Meeting Information

    The Commission of Indian Affairs will not have a meeting
    in Oak Ridge/Knoxville on 26 June 2010.  
    The Meeting will not have a quorum.

    The Meeting is Canceled


    ---------------------------------------------------- 

    ---------- Forwarded message ----------
    From: James Everett Meeks, TCIA
    Date: Fri, Jun 25, 2010 at 2:53 PM
    Subject: RE: TCIA Agenda & Meeting Information
    To: tcianotify@gmail.com


    I have been notified that for the meeting scheduled for 26 June 2010
    in Oak Ridge, the Commission fails to have a quorum.
    Thigpen         N
    Henry            N
    Lawson           Y
    Meeks            Y
    Hicks             N
    Goddard        N
    If possible, please update the website to note this
    http://www.state.tn.us/environment/sunshine/#tcia
    Thank you
    Peace
    Meeks, James Everett
    Middle Tennessee Commissioner
    Tennessee Commission of Indian Affairs
    E:       TCIA@jemeeks.com
    T:       931-952-6563
    F:       615-589-4066
     

    Re: TCIA Meeting - CANCELED

    tom
    From: TCIA Notify (tcianotify@gmail.com) [James Meeks, TCIA secretary]
    Date: June 25, 2010 15:33:50 EDT
    To: TCIANotificationList@winx.net
    Subject: Fwd: TCIA Agenda & Meeting Information

    The Commission of Indian Affairs will not have a meeting
    in Oak Ridge/Knoxville on 26 June 2010.  
    The Meeting will not have a quorum.

    The Meeting is Canceled


    ---------------------------------------------------- 

    ---------- Forwarded message ----------
    From: James Everett Meeks, TCIA
    Date: Fri, Jun 25, 2010 at 2:53 PM
    Subject: RE: TCIA Agenda & Meeting Information
    To: tcianotify@gmail.com


    I have been notified that for the meeting scheduled for 26 June 2010
    in Oak Ridge, the Commission fails to have a quorum.
    Thigpen         N
    Henry            N
    Lawson           Y
    Meeks            Y
    Hicks             N
    Goddard        N
    If possible, please update the website to note this
    http://www.state.tn.us/environment/sunshine/#tcia
    Thank you
    Peace
    Meeks, James Everett
    Middle Tennessee Commissioner
    Tennessee Commission of Indian Affairs
    E:       TCIA@jemeeks.com
    T:       931-952-6563
    F:       615-589-4066
     


    They really did 'run for the hills' this time...probably because they know they've really stepped in it this time.

    Re: TCIA Meeting - CANCELED

    It must mean the rats are deserting the ship!


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