Tribal Documents

This section provides tribal members access to the tribe’s major administrative documents, including the tribal constitution, trust bylaws, and memorandum of agreement between the Delaware Tribe and Cherokee Nation following the reinstatement of federal recognition. It also includes results of recent tribal elections.

Constitution and Trust Documents

Ordinances and Acts

Guidelines

Documents Related to Purchase of Kansas Property

Audit Reports

Passed Resolutions

  • Resolution 2017-18
  • Resolution 2017-17
  • Resolution 2017-16
  • Resolution 2017-15
  • Resolution 2017-14
  • Resolution 2017-13
  • Resolution 2017-12
  • Resolution 2017-11
  • Resolution 2017-10
  • Resolution 2017-9
  • Resolution 2017-8
  • Resolution 2017-7
  • Resolution 2017-6
  • Resolution 2017-5
  • Resolution 2017-4
  • Resolution 2017-3
  • Resolution 2017-2
  • Resolution 2017-1
  • Resolution 2016-39, June 7, Approve Tribal Membership
  • Resolution 2016-38, June 7, Submit an Indian Community Development Block Grant for 2016
  • Resolution 2016-37, June 7, Authorize the Use of the Tribal Seal by New York’s Department of Transportation
  • Resolution 2016-36, June 7, Certify a Tribal Member as a Delaware Artist
  • Resolution 2016-34, May 17, Support Repatriation of Carlisle Indian Industrial School Children to Their Respective Tribal Nations
  • Resolution 2016-33, May 17, Amend Section 6 of Tribal Membership Act
  • Resolution 2016-32, May 17, Certify a Tribal Member as a Delaware Artist
  • Resolution 2016-31, May 3, Requesting the USA for the Transfer of Land into Trust for Gaming Purposes in Leavenworth, KS and Authorizing Named Tribal Council Members to Execute All Documents Necessary to do so
  • Resolution 2016-30, May 3, Approve Tribal Membership
  • Resolution 2016-29, May 3, Approve Entering into a Contract with James Rattling Leaf to Prepare the Application to the BIA Climate Adaptation Planning Grant
  • Resolution 2016-28, May 3, Apply for the 2016 BIA Climate Adaptation Planning Grant
  • Resolution 2016-27, Apr 5, Confirming Attached MOA with NAEG and Authorizing Continued Screening and Purchasing Possibilities
  • Resolution 2016-26, Apr 5, Request the USA Place Certain Lands into Trust for and on Behalf of the DTI and Authorizing Officials of the DT to Execute Documents Necessary to Such a Request
  • Resolution 2016-25, Apr 5, Reaffirm the Status of the Delaware Latecomers
  • Resolution 2016-24, Apr 5, Approve Tribal Membership
  • Resolution 2016-23, Mar 15, Adopt an Investment Plan for the (THPO) Historic Preservation Section 106 Consultation Fees for Year One
  • Resolution 2016-22, Mar 15, Approve Tribal Membership
  • Resolution 2016-21, Mar 1, Modify the 20 Yr Long Range Transportation Plan for the Tribal Council of the DTI
  • Resolution 2016-20, Mar 1, Authorize Use of the Tribal Seal by OK DHS
  • Resolution 2016-18, Feb 16, Amend the Housing Participant Eligibility and Program Administration Policy
  • Resolution 2016-17, Feb 16, Approve a Memorandum of Agreement with the Oklahoma Division of Child Support Services
  • Resolution 2016-16, Feb 16, Approve a Memorandum of Agreement with the Kansas Department for Children and Families
  • Resolution 2016-15, Feb 16, Establishing Signature Authority on BIA Forms 4432, Eagle Parts Applications and Other Documents of Which Certification of Tribal Enrollment, Membership or Blood Quantum is Required
  • Resolution 2016-14, Feb 16, Approve Tribal Membership
  • Resolution 2016-13, Feb 16, Approve an Investment Plan for the Development of a Lenape Cultural Center
  • Resolution 2016-12, Feb 16, Suspend the Delaware Tribe of Indians’ Personnel Committee
  • Resolution 2016-11, Feb 16, Submit an Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership Grant in 2016
  • Resolution 2016-10, Feb 2, Show Appreciation for the Efforts of the Kansas University Law School Working on the Tribe’s Constitution Revision
  • Resolution 2016-08, Feb 2, Authorizing Submission of a Grant Proposal to the Tides Foundation, Administered by the MICA Group
  • Resolution 2016-07, Feb 2, Authorize Tom Julian to Continue Work with the Dept. of Interior to Establish the Tribe’s Historical Connection and Rights to the Brotherton Reservation in New Jersey
  • Resolution 2016-06, Feb 2, Rename the Delaware Enterprise Authority and Approve Amendments of Charter with the Appointments of Members to Follow Thereafter
  • Resolution 2016-05, Feb 2, Rescinding Resolution 2016-003, Re-establishing Regular Tribal Council Meetings to the First and Third Tuesdays of the Month at 530 P.M.
  • Resolution 2016-04, Jan 26, Approve Tribal Membership
  • Resolution 2016-003, Jan 5, Establish Regular Tribal Council Meetings Every Tuesday Evening at 530 PM Beginning January 12, 2016
  • Resolution 2016-2, Jan 5, Establish an Unbiased and Objective Editorial Board
  • Resolution 2016-1, Jan 5, Approve the Predevelopment Expense and Consultant Agreement for Hydroponic Development
  • Resolution 2015-68, Dec 15, Establish That Meetings Return to Once a Month during the Third Tuesday of the Month
  • Resolution 2015-67, Dec 15, Establish an Unbiased and Objective Editorial Board for the Delaware Indian News and Other Electronic-Social Media Under the Secretary
  • Resolution 2015-66, Dec 15, Comply with Department of Interior Best Practices to Use Section 106 Fees in Support of Historic and Culture Preservation
  • Resolution 2015-65, Dec 15, Change the Designation of the Listed Houses from Mutual Help Housing to Rental Units
  • Resolution 2015-64, Dec 15, Approve Tribal Membership
  • Resolution 2015-63, Dec 1, Establish the Process for Submitting Meeting Minutes
  • Resolution 2015-62, Dec 1, Establish a Social Media Position
  • Resolution 2015-61, Nov 17, Commemorate the Last of Our Delaware Full-Blood Traditional Elders
  • Resolution 2015-60, Nov 17, Honor the Service and Dedication to the Tribe by Tribal Member Janifer Brown
  • Resolution 2015-59, Nov 3, Submit an Application for Americorps National Civilian Community Corps
  • Resolution 2015-58, Nov 3, Approve Tribal Membership
  • Resolution 2015-57, Oct 7, Approve the Declaration of Indigenous People’s Day to Replace What the Government Recognizes as Columbus Day
  • Resolution 2015-56, Oct 7, Approve Membership in NCAI YR 2015-2016
  • Resolution 2015-55, Oct 7, To Oppose Fabricated Delaware Tribes, Groups and Indians
  • Resolution 2015-54, Oct 7, Submit an Indian Community Development Block Grant for 2015
  • Resolution 2015-53, Oct 7, To Amend Housing Resolution 2015-12
  • Resolution 2015-50, Oct 7, To Approve Tribal Membership
  • Resolution 2015-49, Oct 7, To Amend the Tribal Membership Act to Include Procedures for Disenrollment
  • Resolution 2015-47, Sep 15, Approve Tribal Membership
  • Resolution 2015-46, Sep 10, Lenape Language Grant Submission
  • Resolution 2015-45, Sep 1, Deny Tribal Membership
  • Resolution 2015-43, Aug 18, Loan to the Kialegee Tribal Town the Delaware Tribe of Indians BIA Roads Money
  • Resolution 2015-42, Aug 18, Approve Tribal Membership
  • Resolution 2015-41, Aug 4, Approve Section 106 Fees to Administer Consultations Under the National Historic Preservation Act
  • Resolution 2015-40, Jul 20, Approve Tribal Membership
  • Resolution 2015-39, Jul 20, Authorize the Submission of the FY2016 Child Support Enforcement Grant Budget
  • Resolution 2015-38, Jul 20, To Change the Fiscal Year End for the Housing Program
  • Resolution 2015-37, Jul 7, To Approve Tribal Membership
  • Resolution 2015-36, Jun 16, Authorize the Filing of an Amendment to the Articles of Organization for Tahkox e2 LLC
  • Resolution 2015-35, Jun 16, Approve Tribal Membership
  • Resolution 2015-32, May 19, Support the Bureau of Indian Affairs Rule for the Indian Child Welfare Act
  • Resolution 2015-31, May 19, Show Support for Tribal Member Hayden Griffith
  • Resolution 2015-30, May 19, Submit Application for a FY2015 NAGPRA Repatriation Grant
  • Resolution 2015-29, May 19, Approve Tribal Membership
  • Resolution 2015-28, May 19, Honor the Service and Dedication to the Tribe by Tribal Member Wayne Stull
  • Resolution 2015-27, May 5, To Authorize the Completion and Submittal of the Cherokee Nation TERO Application
  • Resolution 2015-26, Apr 27, To Apply for a Rural Development Business Grant from the USDA
  • Resolution 2015-25, Apr 27, Approving The Creation of Lenape Aquaculture, LLC
  • Resolution 2015-24, Apr 27, To Apply for the USDA Rural Business Development Grant
  • Resolution 2015-23, Apr 21, Authorize Contribution of Funds to Tahkox e2 LLC
  • Resolution 2015-22, Apr 21, To Approve Tribal Membership
  • Resolution 2015-20, Apr 7, To Amend the Housing Eligibility, Admission, and Occupancy Policy
  • Resolution 2015-19, Mar 17, To Approve Minimum Wage for Tribal Employees
  • Resolution 2015-18, Mar 17, To Approve Submittal of Small Business Administration 8(A) Application of Tahkox e2
  • Resolution 2015-17, Mar 17, To Approve Tribal Membership
  • Resolution 2015-16, Mar 3, Apply for the National Parks Services Tribal Heritage Grant
  • Resolution 2015-15, Feb 17, To Approve Tribal Membership
  • Resolution 2015-14, Feb 17, To Amend Section 6 of the Tribal Membership Act
  • Resolution 2015-12, Feb 17, To Approve the Elderly Repair and Rehabilitation Program Operating Policy and Procedures
  • Resolution 2015-11, Mar 3, To Accept and Sign A Letter Of Intent with the Dennis Group, LLC and the Tribe
  • Resolution 2015-10, Jan 21, To Appoint Jimmie Johnson to the Position of Manager of TAHKOX e2
  • Resolution 2015-09, Jan 21, Authorizing the Redemption of the Certificate of Deposit in the Amount of xxx to Pay The Line of Credit at BancFirst
  • Resolution 2015-08, Jan 21, To Adopt a Voluntary Compliance Agreement with Housing and Urban Development
  • Resolution 2015-07, Jan 6, To Assign the Chief, Assistant Chief, and Treasurer as the Only Approved Signatures on All of The TAHKOX e2 Accounts
  • Resolution 2015-06, Jan 6, To Approve TAHKOX e2 LLC to Adopt the Personnel Policy of the Delaware Tribe of Indians
  • Resolution 2015-05, Jan 6, To Terminate the Existence of Lenape Tribe of Indians Enterprises LLC
  • Resolution 2015-04, Jan 6, To Assign the Chief, Assistant Chief, and Treasurer as the Only Approved Signatures on All of the DEA Financial Accounts
  • Resolution 2015-03, Jan 6, Approving Authorization to Submit 2015 Indian Housing Plan to Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
  • Resolution 2015-02, Jan 6, To Suspend the Charter of Delaware Enterprises Authority
  • Resolution 2015-01, Jan 6, Approving the Operating Agreement for TAHKOXe2, LLC
  • Resolution 2014-54, Dec 16, Establish Processes and Procedures for the Delaware Tribe of Indians Personnel Committee
  • Resolution 2014-53, Dec 16, Establish an Anti-Nepotism Policy
  • Resolution 2014-52, Dec 16, Authorizing the Filing of Articles of Organization for TAHKOX e2, LLC, to be Wholly Owned by the Delaware Tribe of Indians
  • Resolution 2014-51, Dec 16, To Amend the Child Support Services Code
  • Resolution 2014-50, Dec 16, To Approve Tribal Membership
  • Resolution 2014-49, Dec 1, To Mandate the Return of All Tribal Assets by Terminated DFMS Employees
  • Resolution 2014-48, Dec 1, To Dismiss the Pending Complaint Against Councilor Nathan Young
  • Resolution 2014-47, Dec 1, To Dismiss Pending Criminal Charges Against a Former Employee
  • Resolution 2014-46, Dec 1, To Mandate the Return of All Tribal Assets by Previous Administration
  • Resolution 2014-45, Dec 1, To Assign the Chief, Secretary, and Treasurer as the Only Approval Signatures on All of the DFMS Financial Accounts
  • Resolution 2014-44, Dec 1, To Set Regular Council Meetings Dates-Times-Place
  • Resolution 2014-43, Nov 23, A Resolution Establishing Signature Authority on BIA Forms 4432, Eagle Parts Applications, and Other Docs on Which Certification of Tribal Enrollment, Membership or Blood Quantum is Required
  • Resolution 2014-42, Nov 17, To Approve Tribal Membership
  • Resolution 2014-41, Nov 6, For the Transfer of Land Into Trust (within our Last Recognized Reservation Boundary) in Leavenworth, Kansas
  • Resolution 2014-40, Nov 6, To Accept the Title Insurance Commitment for the Transfer of Leavenworth Property-Fee Simple
  • Resolution 2014-39, Oct 20, To Approve Tribal Membership
  • Resolution 2014-37, Sep 15, To Approve Membership In NCAI For the Year 2014-2015
  • Resolution 2014-36, Sep 15, To Submit an Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership Grant in 2014
  • Resolution 2014-35B, Sep 15, To Approve Tribal Membership (continuation)
  • Resolution 2014-35A, Sep 15, To Approve Tribal Membership
  • Resolution 2014-34, Sep 8, To Authorize an Interbank Transfer of All Tribal Funds to Provide Operating Capital to Delaware Facilities Management Solutions, LLC (DFMS)
  • Resolution 2014-33, Aug 4, To Allow Delaware Tribal Financial Services to Process LLCs Applying for Insurance
  • Resolution 2014-32, Aug 4, To Approve Tribal Membership
  • Resolution 2014-31, Jul 7, To Submit an Application for the 2014 Indian Community Development Block Grant
  • Resolution 2014-30, Jul 7, To Authorize Operation and Maintenance Funding for Land Commitment of the Indian Community Development Block Grant for 2014
  • Resolution 2014-29, Jul 7, To Commit Land for an Indian Community Development Block Grant (ICDBG) for 2014
  • Resolution 2014-28, Jul 7, To Approve the Submission of an Application to the US Dept of Health and Human Services, Adminstration for Child and Families, Office of Child Support Enforcement for a Comprehensive Child Support Program
  • Resolution 2014-27, Jul 7, To Approve Tribal Membership
  • Resolution 2014-26, Jun 2, To Approve Tribal Membership
  • Resolution 2014-25, May 13, To Place Caney Property in Federal Trust Status
  • Resolution 2014-24, May 13, Approving an Amended Operating Agreement for Delaware Facilities Management Solutions
  • Resolution 2014-23, May 13, Approving Amended Articles of Organization for Delaware Facilities Management Solutions
  • Resolution 2014-22, May 5, Denial of Tribal Membership
  • Resolution 2014-21, May 5, To Approve Tribal Membership
  • Resolution 2014-20, May 5, To Enact the Child Support Services Policies and Procedures
  • Resolution 2014-19, Apr 7, To Establish Conflict Management Strategies
  • Resolution 2014-18, Apr 7, To Authorize the Establishment of the Delaware Tribe Fire Departments
  • Resolution 2014-17, Apr 7, To Approve the Amendment of the Tribal Housing by Approving the Transfer of 1004 Walnut, Claremore OK, from a Starter Home to Low Rent Family Home
  • Resolution 2014-16, Apr 7, Membership
  • Resolution 2014-14, Mar 20, Authorizing the Submission of the U.S. Dept. of Justice Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation FY 2014 Competitive Grant
  • Resolution 2014-13, Mar 10, Enact Codes for Civil Procedures of the Tribal Court
  • Resolution 2014-12, Mar 10, Approve Tribal Membership
  • Resolution 2014-11, Feb 21, Support and Designate NativeOne Financial Holdings LLC as the Financial Advisor and Management Team for the Fort Hancock Proposal at Sandy Hook New Jersey
  • Resolution 2014-10, Feb 3, Approve Implementation Agreement #2 (Amended 2.5.2014), Implementing 2008 MOA with CN as to NAHASDA Funding for Delaware Tribe Formula Current Assisted Stock
  • Resolution 2014-07, Feb 3, Approve Tribal Membership
  • Resolution 2014-06, Feb 3, Enact the Child Support Service Codes
  • Resolution 2014-05, Feb 3, Regarding Submission of the Grant Proposals Entitled Images of Our Grandfathers Project to the National Park Service
  • Resolution 2013-65, Dec 2, Change the Fiscal Year End for the Housing Program and Submit an Indian Housing Plan to HUD
  • Resolution 2013-64, Dec 2, Approve Tribal Membership
  • Resolution 2013-63, Nov 5, Request Assignment of the Delaware Tribe of Indians to the Supervision of the Miami, OK Agency of the Bureau of Indian Affairs
  • Resolution 2013-62, Nov 5, Approve a Budget to Support Kansas Expansion Activities by the Tribal Council, Staff, and Contractors
  • Resolution 2013-61, Nov 5, Enact Child Welfare Codes
  • Resolution 2013-60, Nov 5, Submit Amended Legal Description of Caney, KS Property with Amended Fee-To-Trust Application to the Bureau of Indian Affairs
  • Resolution 2013-59, Nov 5, Conduct a Needs Assessment as Required by the Title VI Application
  • Resolution 2013-58, Nov 5, Submit DHHS Title VI Part A & C for 2014-2017
  • Resolution 2013-56, Nov 5, Amend Title 27 Insurance Company Act
  • Resolution 2013-54, Oct 7, Authorize an Indian Self-Determination Act Contract for Health Programs, Functions, Services and Activities and Associated Resources Benefitting Tribal Members and Other Native Americans in KS
  • Resolution 2013-53, Oct 7, Authorize the Release of Tribal Membership Dataset to Election Company for Ballot Distribution
  • Resolution 2013-52, Oct 7, Approve Tribal Membership
  • Resolution 2013-51, Sept 16, For the United Indian Nations of Oklahoma, Kansas, and Texas (UINOKT) to Support the Delaware Tribe of Indians’ Move to Kansas
  • Resolution 2013-50, Sept 9, Approve Membership in NCAI for the Year 2013-2014
  • Resolution 2013-49, Sept 9, Ratify an Environmental Protection Act
  • Resolution 2013-48, Sept 9, Approve the Integrated Solid Waste Management Plan
  • Resolution 2013-47, Sept 9, Approval of Tribal Membership
  • Resolution 2013-46, July 16, Ratifying the 2013 ATG Implementation Agreement between the Delaware Tribe and Cherokee Nation
  • Resolution 2013-45, Aug 5, Expand Jurisdiction & Headquarters in Kansas (36 Counties) to Provide Services
  • Resolution 2013-44, Aug 5, Rescind Resolution 2005-20 Amending the Delaware Tribal Membership Act
  • Resolution 2013-43, July 19, Reaffirm Tribal Jurisdiction in Kansas
  • Resolution 2013-42, Aug 5, Authorize To Establish the Delaware Tribal I.T. Department Establishment Act
  • Resolution 2013-41, Aug 5, Authorize To Establish the Delaware Tribal Health Department Establishment Act
  • Resolution 2013-40, Aug 5, Authorize To Establish the Delaware Tribal Communications Department Establishment Act
  • Resolution 2013-39, Aug 5, Approval of Tribal Membership
  • Resolution 2013-37, July 1, Approval of Tribal Membership
  • Resolution 2013-36, July 1, Authorizing the Submission of an Application to the US Dept of Education, Office of Innovation and Improvement for the Planning, Program Design, and Implementation of a Delaware Tribal Charter School
  • Resolution 2013-34, June 10, Approving Tribal Membership in NCAI for the Year Resolution 2013-14
  • Resolution 2013-27, May 30, Contract with a Tribal Judge for the Tribal Child Support Program
  • Resolution 2013-26, May 26, Approval of Tribal Membership
  • Resolution 2013-25, May 6, Authorize Payment of Certain Funds to LTI Enterprises, LLC
  • Resolution 2013-24, May 6, Support Delaware Tribe Housing Programs Amending the Eligibility, Admissions, and Occupancy Policy
  • Resolution 2013-23, May 6, Support Delaware Tribe Housing Program to Reclassify a Chelsea Housing Unit
  • Resolution 2013-22a, April 19, Direct the Receipt, Accounting and Use of Fees Collected by Delaware Tribal Financial Services on Behalf of Tribe
  • Resolution 2013-22b, May 6, Support Delaware Facilities Management Solutions, LLC (DFMS) Submission of an 8(a) Application
  • Resolution 2013-19, April 1, Approval of Tribal Membership
  • Resolution 2013-18, Mar 15, Authorizing the Submission of Application for an Indian Community Development Block Grant
  • Resolution 2013-17, Mar 15, Authorizing the Commitment of 3 Acres of Land for Construction of a Child Development Center through an Indian Community Development Block Grant
  • Resolution 2013-16, Mar 15, Authorizing the Operation and Maintenance Plan and Funds for an Indian Community Development Block Grant
  • Resolution 2013-15, Feb 28, Authorizing the Submission of the Institute of Museum and Library Services Native American Library Services-Enhancement Grant FY 2013
  • Resolution 2013-14, Mar 4, Regarding Submission of the Grant Proposal Entitled Images of Our Grandfathers Project to the National Park Service
  • Resolution 2013-13, Mar 4, Approval of Tribal Membership
  • Resolution 2013-12, Mar 4, Establishing Signature Authority on BIA Forms 4432, Eagle Parts Apps and Other Docs on Which Cert of Tribal Enrollment, Membership, or Blood Quantum is Required
  • Resolution 2013-11, Feb 4, Authorizing the Delaware Tribal Financial Services Committee to Oversee Modifications or Changes to the Delaware Tribe of Indians Insurance Codes
  • Resolution 2013-10, Feb 4, Authorizing the Delaware Tribal Financial Services Committee to Accept Electronic Signatures and Forms
  • Resolution 2013-09, Feb 4, Approval of Policies and Procedures for DTLMA (Delaware Tribal Library, Museum and Archives)
  • Resolution 2013-07, Jan 23, A Resolution Establishing Signature Authority on Financial Accounts Controlled by the Delaware Tribal Council
  • Resolution 2013-06, Jan 7, Establish a Tribal Gift Shop Cash Account
  • Resolution 2013-05, Jan 7, Approving Tribal Membership into the United Indian Nations of OK, KS, and TX for the year 2013
  • Resolution 2013-04, Jan 7, Transfer of Property Deed for Caney, KS to the US Dept of Interior for the Purpose of Placing in Federal Trust Status
  • Resolution 2013-03, Jan 7, Enter into PL93-638 Contract Proposals
  • Resolution 2013-02, Jan 7, Adopt an Amended Version of the Delaware Tribal Seal

Other Documents (Click to expand)

Old Official Documents

Committee Reports

Recent Election Results

Federal Recognition

Members of the Delaware Tribe of Indians overwhelmingly voted in the secretarial election held on Tuesday, May 26, 2009, to ratify the Tribe’s 1982 constitution, as amended through November 1, 2008, subject to the October 24, 2008 Memorandum of Agreement between the Delaware Tribe of Indians and the Cherokee Nation. The election was conducted by the Bureau of Indian Affairs for the Tribe in accordance with Part 81 of Title 25 of the Code of Federal Regulations (25 CFR Part 81).