The Osage Nation in Oklahoma has explicitly recognized same-sex marriages performed in other jurisdictions since April 6, Title 9, Section 9. Uses state marriage law the Tribal Code does not address marriage .
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Residents of the island of Papua New Guinea show the sexual revolution by example. According to the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Marriage Act ofall marriages that were valid in the place where contracted are recognized by the tribe. All people of the world will learn with age what sex is, but not all people have the same ideas about it.
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Same-sex marriages entered into by the sovereign tribe are recognized by Michiganthe state where the Little Traverse Bay Bands are based, due to the Supreme Court's ruling striking down Michigan's same-sex marriage ban. Tap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you.
According to Title 7, Chapter 1 of the Law and Order Code of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nationmarriages, whether consummated in accordance with the State law or in accordance with Tribal law or custom, may be recorded by the tribe and that the Tribal Court is the sole authority to determine marital status.
Under section 4. A marriage shall be valid only when commenced or maintained in accordance with any applicable law of the Comanche Nation, any other Indian nation or any state or country. Legal guardianships nationwide, except Hong Kong and Macauresidency rights for foreign spouses of legal residents Hong Kong.
Attorneys Ted Olson and David Bois are challenging this law. Edit Tags.
Neither performed nor recognized in Niue, Tokelau or the Cook Islands. WWMT Newschannel 3. Many federally recognized tribal jurisdictions do not have their own courts, relying instead on CFR courts under the Bureau of Indian Affairs. Since April 29, , the Connecticut -based Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation's law states that "Two persons may be joined in marriage on the Mashantucket Pequot Reservation" without specifying gender.
Title V of the Law and Order Code of the Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah and Ouray Reservation provides that persons 14 and above with parental consent, of whom one of the parties is a tribal member, who are free of venereal disease may marry.