November 15, 2008

Sioux vote to keep "Sioux" name

OST voters approve separation of powers

Judiciary decision was only one of many the tribe weighed.Of the 27 proposed amendments to the tribal constitution, 14 passed. Results follow:

Amendment AA: Voters rejected an amendment that would have changed the name of the tribe from the Oglala Sioux Tribe to the Oglala Lakota Oyate, 406 to 219. There were 14 spoiled ballots.

Amendment A: Voters approved separation of powers 349 to 218, with 70 spoiled ballots.

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