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May 2018 Open Meeting Summary

May 20, 2018

Tribal Open Meeting Summary 5/4/2018  held at the Tribal Office in Aynor, SC


  1. CM’s Jeania, Robert, Mark, Dalton, and Rick present. Elders Glenn T, Doug,Ronnie, and Becky present. 2C Cheryl present.

  2. Financial Report

    1. General Fund: $11,364.79

    2. Building Fund: $1,917.40

    3. Cemetery Fund: $531.26

  3. Online Votes

    1. 4/19 Cemetery Vote: whether to accept the proposal

      1. Jeania-yes, Robert-yes, Mark-yes, Dalton-yes, Rick-yes

    2. 4/22 Accept April Minutes

      1. Jeania-yes, Robert-yes, Mark-absent, Dalton-yes, Rick-yes

  4. Old Business

    1. Finder’s Fee proposal: 2C Cheryl

      1. Doesn’t look good; terms aren’t good for us

      2. Website lists their name in different spellings

    2. Westgate

      1. Has means to invest and could do horses & tipis in several forms (traditional through glamping)

    3. Resolution: DH-04-06-2018-001 Subject: Exemption of membership fees for age, length of service, or large donations: Second Reading

      1. Please send emails to Dalton to discuss

      2. Jeania: why don’t we not have membership fees?

        1. Dalton: I have considered it, but we have more kids on the books than grandparents and have to think about 7 generations unborn

  5. New Business

    1. Receipts

      1. Fuel: $81.33 Check 693

        1. Jeania-yes, Robert-yes, Mark-yes, Dalton-yes, Rick-yes

      2. Solstice: $39.32 Check 694

        1. Jeania-yes, Robert-yes, Mark-yes, Dalton-yes, Rick-yes

    2. Events

      1. Horse Ride: Larry J

        1. It was a nice day; 34 people attended

          1. Mark: gout our name out there; thanks to Larry and all who helped

      2. Fishing Day: Rick

        1. Successful, but not as many kids as last year; thanks to all who helped

      3. Committee Reports

        1. Buildings & Grounds: Glenn C

          1. Thanks to Larry J, John T, and others for helping with WOrk Day

          2. Most of the gable is done; worksheet has been updated

          3. Work Day 6/2

            1. Mike Graham will be cooking

          4. Last month’s minutes- it was Charles Hughes’ tractor (5(C(i)(9)), April Meeting Summary)

          5. Elder Doug: the cemetery tombstones need to be acid-washed

            1. Glenn C: you have to be careful doing that

        2. Pauwau: Michelle/ Glenn C

          1. Narrowing down drum choices

            1. Looking at Red Oak and Warpaint

            2. 6/12 Hog Heaven Fundraiser; Georgia is selling tickets

            3. Looking for Volunteers for Pauwau2018

            4. Budget in Google Drive; updated monthly for Council review

          2. Socastee Heritage Festival: $22 raised; Blue Angels flying overhead; flyers given out

        3. Drum

          1. Took it to Socastee Heritage Festival; Chris & Carson had something come up

      4. Raffle for lawn mower drawn: Dave Cox won & was notified during the meeting

  6. 2nd Chief Cheryl

    1. Governing Body, please verify your contact information on these sheets to be submitted to the State

    2. JR-HH-05-01-2018-001: Appointment to External Position

      1. Appoint Ms. Jerri Hunter to serve as the Riverkeeper & Representative for the SCIAC Women’s Alliance

        1. Dalton motioned; Mark seconded

          1. Jeania-yes, Robert-yes, Mark-yes, Dalton-yes, Rick-yes

  7. Elders

    1. Museum Article: Honoring the Warrior Tradition of Native Americans by Dave Spiva

      1. Museum scheduled to be unveiled in 2020

      2. Link to article (pg 36 in VFW Magazine): http://digitaledition.qwinc.com/publication/?i=486403&ver=html5&p=38#{%22page%22:%2238%22,%22issue_id%22:486403}

  8. Brandi Rayne Merithew Al-amasi

    1. If interested in learning language, let her know so she can create lesson plans


Dalton motioned to close the meeting; Mark seconded.

Meeting adjourned 8:30 pm.

Respectfully submitted by Michelle Hatcher on 5/19/18 at 8:55 pm.


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