STANDING ROCK SIOUX INDIAN RESERVATION
2016/2017 ANTELOPE/DEER COMBO PROCLAMATION
The Standing Rock Game and Fish Commission held a meeting on February 24, 2016 went on record to open the 2016 Antelope/Deer Combo Season.
Pursuant to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, Code of Justice, Title IX “Fish and Wildlife Conservation Code”. The governing of all taking of game and fish species by Indians within the exterior boundaries of the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation as defined by the Act of March 2, 1889, Stat. 888, and by non-Indians within the exterior boundaries of the reservation as defined above on lands held by United States in trust for the Tribe or for Indians.
The Tribe shall manage the fish and wildlife resources of the reservation primarily for subsistence use by tribal members. Non-members may be allowed the privilege for taking fish and wildlife only at times and places and under conditions deemed appropriate.
I HEREBY DECLARE AND PROCLAIM:
1. That there is hereby established an Antelope/Deer Combo season commencing at sunrise to sunset as follows:
Season dates: September 17 thru October 02, 2016.
20 permits will be sold at $1895.00, on first come, first serve basis.
One male deer and one buck antelope.
2. Nothing over six shells in a clip will be allowed to hunt deer or antelope. That all members and non-members are eligible, provided, they apply for and have in their possession a valid antelope license issued by an authorized Tribal representative.
3. That licenses and special permits with tags shall be issued in a manner and form prescribed by the Game and Fish Code and in accordance with law. Any other Big Game not listed are not to be hunted with this permit or license and shall be considered closed to hunting unless otherwise specific by season.
4. That any members or non-members under fourteen (14) years of age who resides on the Reservation and has passed a “Hunter Safety Course” shall be permitted to hunt only if accompanied at all times when hunting with a licensed person at least twenty-one (21) years of age.
5. ATV/UTV’s are not allowed for Big Game hunting!!! No hand held radios. Hunters must wear fluorescent orange vest or hat.
All provisions U.S.C. 18 U.S.C. 1164-65 and all provisions of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s “Conservation Code” shall be enforced. These provisions of tribal law are also covered and enforced in accordance with the Lacey Act of 1981.
All revenues collected for these purposes shall be used towards the expansion and renovation of wildlife habitat’s, recreational areas, wildlife mitigation areas and the tribal buffalo herd and for defrayment of administrative expenses.
All hunting and fishing within the boundaries of the reservation are governed in accordance with Tribal Law, Title IX, entitled “Fish and Wildlife Management and Conservation Code” as defined within:
PROTECTION OF WILDLIFE
SECTIONS 4-101 THROUGH 4-106
PROTECTION OF FISH
SECTIONS 5-101 THROUGH 5-109
POSSESSION AND TRANSPORTATION OF FISH AND WILDLIFE
SECTION 6-101 THROUGH 7-137
LICENSES TO HUNT, FISH AND TRAP
SECTION 7-101 THROUGH 7-137
FISH AND WILDLIFE PUBLIC SAFETY
SECTION 8-101 THROUGH 8-110
HUNTER SAFETY AND EDUCATION
SECTION 9-101 THROUGH 9-103
CHECK STATIONS – WASTE OF WILDLIFE
SECTION 11-101 THROUGH 10-102
PENALTIES AND SANCTIONS
SECTION 11-101 THROUGH 11-105
SECTION 12-101 THROUGH 12-111
PROTECTED AREAS AND WETLANDS
SECTION 13-101 THROUGH 13-102
WOOD HARVESTING AND CUTTING
SECTION 14-101 THROUGH 14-103
SECTION 15-101 THROUGH 15-107
PRESERVATION OF ARCHAELOGICAL RESOURCES
SECTION 16-101 THROUGH 16-111
SECTION 17-101 THROUGH 17-114
PROCLAMATION LEGAL EFFECT
SECTION 18-101 THROUGH 18-103
DATED THIS __________ DAY OF ___________________ 20_____.
Mr. Dave Archambault II - Chairman
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe