• TRIBAL GOVERNMENT


    • TRIBAL COUNCIL:

      Santee Sioux Nation Headquarters/Museum

      108 Spirit Lake Ave. W

      Niobrara, NE  68760 

      Phone:(402)857-2772     Fax:(402)857-2779


  • 2014 TRIBAL COUNCIL OFFICERS:

    • Tribal Chairman - Roger Trudell

      Vice Chairman - David Henry

      Tribal Treasurer - Frank Whipple

      Tribal Secretary -Stuart Redwing


  • DISTRICT REPRESENTATIVES:

    • Santee District Representative - Don LaPointe Jr. 

      Bazile Creek District Representative - Larry "Ike" Denny

      Howe Creek District Representative - Darlene Blue Bird 

       Hobu Creek District Representative - Marion Brandt 




  • For information about upcoming meetings, council meeting minutes, or to be added to council meeting agenda, please contact Dewayne Whipple at Santee Sioux Nation Headquarters.


  • ELECTION NOTICE


    All Santee Sioux Nation tribal members who are at least 18 years of age on the day of the Secretarial Election and who have been residing on the Santee Reservation at least six (6) months prior to November 3, 2015, are hereby notified that a Secretarial Election will be held on November 3, 2015, for the purpose of voting to adopt or reject proposed amendments to the Constitution and Bylaws of the Santee Sioux Nation of Nebraska; and adopting or rejecting proposed amendments to the Corporate Charter of the Santee Sioux Tribe of Nebraska.  This election is being conducted by the Bureau of Indian Affairs in accordance with the regulations promulgated at 25 C.F.R. Part 81.


    This notice is being mailed to all Santee Sioux Nation tribal members who live on the Santee Reservation and are least 18 years of age by November 3, 2015, at the address listed on the current tribal membership roll provided by the Tribe.  Enclosed is a Voter Registration Form with a self-addressed envelope.  The Voter Registration Form must be returned to the Chairman of Secretarial Election Board.  Any member who does not receive such a form by mail should request one from the following:



    Chairman, Secretarial Election Board

    Bureau of Indian Affairs

    Winnebago Agency

    R.R. 1, Box 18

    Winnebago, Nebraska 68071

    (402) 878-2502



    SSN Secretarial Election Board

    Attn: Rena Tuttle

    425 Frazier Ave. N., Ste 2

    Niobrara, Nebraska  68760

    (402) 857-2302




    REGISTRATION FORMS MUST BE RECEIVED BY THE CHAIRMAN OF THE SECRETARIAL ELECTION BOARD AT THE

    BIA-WINNEBAGO AGENCY OFFICE NO LATER THAN 4:30 P.M. (CST), ON TUESDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2015


    Only those Santee Sioux Nation tribal members who are at least 18 years of age on November 3, 2015, and who have resided on the Santee Reservation at least six (6) months prior to November 3, 2015, and who have registered to vote with the Secretarial Election Board will be entitled to vote.


    This Secretarial Election will be conducted in-person on the Santee Reservation at the Oyate Oyanke Community Center polling site. The polls will be open at 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Voting is also permitted by absentee ballot; however, only those qualified Santee Sioux Nation tribal members who registered to vote may request an absentee ballot.  AbsenteeBallots must be completed and returned to the BIA, Winnebago Agency, in the envelope providedno later than 12:00 p.m. (CST), Tuesday, November 3, 2015, to be counted as a vote.


    The results of the election will be posted at the Santee Sioux Nation Headquarters in Santee, Nebraska and at the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Winnebago Agency in Winnebago, Nebraska.


    _________________________________

    Fran Sharpback

    Chairman, Secretarial Election Board