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Cherokee Nation
"OATH OF OFFICE"

The following is the Oath of Office found in the Constitution of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma as ratified by the Cherokee people on June 26, 1976. All officers elected or appointed shall, before entering upon the duties of their respective offices, take and subscribe to the following oath or affirmation:

"I DO SOLEMNLY SWEAR, OR AFFIRM, THAT I WILL FAITHFULLY EXECUTE THE DUTIES OF [Office named] OF THE CHEROKEE NATION, AND WILL, TO THE BEST OF MY ABILITY, PRESERVE, PROTECT AND DEFEND THE CONSTITUTIONS OF THE CHEROKEE NATION, AND THE UNITED STATES O F AMERICA. I SWEAR OR AFFIRM FURTHER, THAT I WILL DO EVERYTHING WITHIN MY POWER TO PROMOTE THE CULTURE, HERITAGE AND TRADITIONS OF THE CHEROKEE NATION."


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Provided by:

The CHEROKEE OBSERVER
P.O. Box 1301
Jay, OK. 74346-1301
Phone/FAX: (918) 253-8752
cwyob@mailhost.galstar.com
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