Arkansas Riverbed Rights of Cherokee, Choctaw, and Chickasaw Indian Nations: Hearing Before the U.S. Senate, Select Committee on Indian Affairs, on S. 660 ... May 25, 1977
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1977 - 242 sider
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Side 66 - political power is inherent in the people, and all free governments are founded on their authority and established for their benefit, and therefore they have at all times an inalienable and indefeasible right to alter, reform or abolish their form of government in such manner as they may think proper or expedient.
Side 53 - Bill of rights That the general, great and essential principles of liberty and free government may be recognized, and established, we declare that: Section 1. All political power is inherent in the people, and all free governments are founded on their authority, and instituted for their benefit: and they have at all times the
Side 67 - to wit: Those which are legislative to one, those which are executive to another, and those which are judicial to another. Sec 2. No person or collection of persons, being of one of those departments, shall exercise any power properly belonging to either of the others, except in the instances hereafter expressly directed or permitted by the general council.
Side 60 - EDUCATION Section 1. A general diffusion of knowledge being essential to the preservation of the rights and liberties of the people, it shall be the duty of the Legislature of this Nation to make suitable provisions for the support and maintenance of Public Schools. Sec. 2.
Side 57 - office under this Nation, exercise the office of Governor. Sec. 10. There shall be a seal of this Nation, which shall be kept by the Governor and used by him officially ; and shall be called "The Great Seal of the Chickasaw Nation." Sec. 11. All commissions shall be iu the name and by the authority of
Side 66 - and possessions from unreasonable seizures and searches, and that no warrant to search any place or to seize any person or thing shall issue, without describing the place to be searched and the person or thing to be seized as nearly as may be
Side 54 - divided into [three] distinct departments, and each of them confided to a separate body of magistracy, to-wit: Those which are Legislative to one: those which are Executive to another, and those which are Judicial to another. And no person or collection of persons, being one of those departments, shall exercise any power properly attached to either of the others.
Side 57 - who shall enter the objections at large upon the Journal, and proceed to reconsider it. If, after such reconsideration, two-thirds of the members present shall agree to pass the bill, it shall be sent, with the objections to the other House, by which it shall likewise be reconsidered. If approved by two-thirds of the members present of that House, it shall become a
Side 68 - objections, to the house in which it shall have originated, who shall enter the objections at large upon the journal and proceed to reconsider it; if, after such reconsideration, two-thirds of the members present shall agree to pass the bill, it shall be sent with the objections to the other house, by which it shall likewise be reconsidered ; if approved by
Side 71 - and all civil officers shall be liable to impeachment for any misdemeanor in office, but judgment in such cases shall not extend further than removal from office and disqualification to hold any office of honor, trust or profit under this nation, but the party convicted shall nevertheless be liable, and subject to indictment, trial and punishment according to law as in other cases. article