Petition update

EBCI Working Session for March 19, 2013 to Make Decisions for the Zoos

millie bowling
Liberty, NC

Mar 15, 2013 — The working session of the EBCI Council for making decisions about the zoos in Cherokee housing these bears is scheduled for: Tuesday, March 19th at 5:00 PM

The Elders will present the Resolutions at the working session to be reviewed by EBCI Council
Clarification of Resolution
“NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that all the owners of caged animals being held for public exhibit are hereby required to remove their animals from captivity at their own expense and their business license be revoked per EBCI Code Section 106.15 and”

The intent of this resolution is to relocate the captive wildlife to accredited sanctuaries or Zoos. Also, after the Code section 19 (attachment 1) is amended to reflect stronger regulations the current licenses would not meet the new requirements.

Please go to for Excerpts from Principle Chief Michell Hick’s Letter

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