It’s been over a year since Tribal Council passed a resolution (No. 182 — 2014) authorizing a draft to be crafted for a Section 17 corporate charter for the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. The main goal, per Res. No. 182, “is seeking economic diversification” that will benefit the Tribe into the future...
McKie, Scott. "What is Section 17?" Cherokee One Feather. May 20th, 2015. Article. (https://theonefeather.com/2015/05/what-is-section-17/, accessed June 19, 2015)