STANDING ROCK SIOUX INDIAN RESERVATION
2016/2017 GROUSE/PARTRIDGE/DOVE PROCLAMATION
The Standing Rock Game and Fish Commission held a meeting on July 13, 2016 and went on record to open the 2016/2017 Grouse/Partridge and Dove season.
Pursuant to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, Code of Justice, Title IX “Fish, Wildlife, Management and 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, 25 Stat. 888, and by non-Indian 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 it is hereby established Grouse/Partridge/Dove
season will be commencing at sunrise to sunset. Elderly/members will start Aug. 27, 2016 thru Jan. 31, 2017. All others will start Sept. 10, 2016 thru Jan. 31, 2017.
2. Daily bag limit: 3 grouse 3 partridge. Possession limit 15 grouse, 15 partridge.
That all members and non-members are eligible, provided
they apply for and have in their possession a valid license
for grouse/partridge and dove season issued by an authorize
tribal representative. That fees for such purpose are set
Elderly – Free
Enrolled members $5
Non-member/resident, Affiliated member - $30
Non-member/non-resident - $75
Dove (unlimited) Season starts Sept. 1, 2016 thru Oct. 30, 2016.
Daily limit – 15
Possession limit – 30.
4. That this season for grouse/partridge and dove shall apply
to all lands located with the exterior boundaries of the
Standing Rock Indian Reservation as defined by the Act
Of March 2, 1889; 25 Stat. 888, further, that all permit
Holders will be expected as a matter of courtesy, to
Request permission to hunt from all trust, allotted and
Fee patent landowners. Gratis license holders, individual
Owned and fee patented landowners may hunt only for
Subsistence purposes during the season, provided the
Conservation Officers are advised.
5. That licenses and special permits shall be issued in a
manner and form prescribed by the Game and Fish
Commission and in accordance in law.
6. That any Indian or non-Indian under fourteen (14) years of
age who reside 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 of at least twenty-one (21) years of age.
All provisions U.S.C. 18, 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 the 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
PROTECTION OF WILDLIFE
SECTIONS 4-101 THRU 4-106
PROTECTION OF FISH
SECTIONS 5-101 THRU 5-109
POSSESSION AND TRANSPORTATION OF FISH AND WILDLIFE
SECTIONS 101 THRU 6-103
LICENSES TO HUNT, FISH AND TRAP
SECTIONS 7-101 THRU 7-137
FISH AND WILDLIFE PUBLIC SAFETY
SECTIONS 8-101 THRU 8-110
HUNTER SAFETY AND EDUCATION
SECTIONS 9-101 THRU 9-103
CHECK STATIONS – WASTE OF WILDLIFE
SECTIONS 10-101 THRU 10-102
PENALTIES AND SANCTIONS
SECTIONS 11-101 THRU 11-105
SECTIONS 12-101 THRU 12-111
PROTECTED AREAS AND WETLANDS
SECTIONS 3-101 THRU 13-102
WOOD HARVESTING AND CUTTING
SECTIONS 14-101 THRU 14-103
SECTIONS 15-101 THRU 15-107
PRESERVATION OF ARCHAELOGICAL RESOURCES
SECTIONS 16-101 THRU 16-111
SECTIONS 17-101 THRU 17-114
PROCLAMATION LEGAL EFFECT
SECTIONS 18-101 THRU 18-103
If any Indian or non-Indian having need for additional information
Regarding this Proclamation or applicable provisions, you may contact the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, Game, Fish and Parks
Department, P.O. Box “D”, Fort Yates, North Dakota 58538,
Telephone no. (701) 854-7236.
DATED THIS __________DAY OF __________________________ 20____.
Mr. Dave Archambault II. Chairman
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe