Legal Facts Concerning Oklevueha Native American Church

Establishment of the Legal entity of

American Native Indigenous Spiritual Beliefs

In the latter part of President Ulysses S. Grant’s presidency in 1876, the study and foundational writing about many aspects of the Dawes Act began, and were finally passed into laws by President Grover Cleveland. The Dawes Act concerning The Rosebud reservation and only the Rosebud Reservation declares that the Rosebud Spirituality is inseparable from the earth. This established the Earth as the Temple for the Religion and/or Church of the Rosebud Reservation.

The Native American Church (NAC), representing the American Native Indigenous Spirituality, was incorporated in 1918. Smithsonian Institute Ethnologist James Mooney (James Warren ‘Flaming Eagle’ Mooney’s Great-Grandfather), authored the By-Laws and incorporated the 1st Native American Church.

 

Establishment of the Legal Entity of
American Native Indigenous Spiritual Beliefs

In the latter part of President Ulysses S. Grant’s presidency in 1876, the study and foundational writing of the many aspects of the Dawes Act began, and were finally passed into laws by President Grover Cleveland. The Dawes Act concerning The Rosebud reservation and only the Rosebud Reservation declares that the Rosebud Spirituality is inseparable from the earth. This established the Earth as the Temple for the Religion and/or Church of the Rosebud Reservation.

Incorporation of the Rosebud Native American Church and the Establishment of Oklevueha Native American Church

The Rosebud Native American Church was incorporated in July 26, 1927. https://www.rosebudsiouxtribe-nsn.gov/

Oklevueha Earthwalks Native American Church of Utah Inc.

State of Utah Division of Corporations Certificate of Existence for Oklevueha Earthwalks

Registration Number: xxxxxx-0140

Registered Date: April 11, 1997

Federal Employee ID Number: xxxxxx-813

State of Utah Religious/Charitable Sales Tax Exemption Number: xxx06

Blessing of Leslie Fool Bull President of the Rosebud Reservation Native American Church of South Dakota: March 20, 1998

Confirmation and Sustaining Blessing by Richard ‘He Who Has The Foundation’ Swallow, President of the Rosebud Reservation Native American Church of South Dakota: August 19, 2007

Oklevueha Lakota Sioux Nation Native American Church (Oklevueha Native American Church or ONAC) Articles: December 7, 2007

 

Unanimous Rulings:
United States 10th Circuit Court of Appeals,
State of Utah and United States Supreme Courts

 

United States v. Robert Boyll, 10th. Circuit Court of Appeals, this ruling ended nearly a hundred year conspiracy to deny the Native American Church of its civil liberties by stating very clearly one need not be a member a Federally Recognized Tribe or of a Native American Descent to be a member of a Native American Church, May 10, 1990.

State of Utah v. Mooney’s and Oklevueha Earthwalks Native American Church of Utah Inc., established very clearly that Oklevueha Native American Church is a bona fide Native American Church, June 2, 2004.

Alberto R. Gonzales, Attorney General, Petitioners v. O Centro Espirita Beneficente Uniao Do Vegetal (Oklevueha Native American Church of New Mexico.) This ruling stated very clearly that the sacred usage of Peyote, Ayahuasca, and all earth grown cacti, plants, mushrooms and etc. are protected under the laws of the United States, November 1, 2005.

Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act of 2000  The law that protects Native American Churches of their civil liberties and re-established the Government Compelling Interest Standards for all religions, September 22, 2000