Ihanktonwan Community College
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ICC Charter

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NAME
The legal name of the college is the Ihanktonwan Community College.

ESTABLISHMENTThe Ihanktonwan Community College is herein established by the Yankton Sioux Tribe (hereafter referred to as the Ihanktonwan YST) pursuant to the Constitution and By-Laws in its inherent sovereign right of self-government to establish, fund, and to provide for the education and general welfare of the Ihanktonwan YST and its members.  The Ihanktonwan Community College is established by YST Resolution No. 97-20 as a higher education institution of the Ihanktonwan YST and shall have and may exercise all those powers set forth herein.  The Ihanktonwan Community College shall have the same tax status and immunities as the YST as education is an essential governmental function of the Tribe.  The Ihanktonwan community College is an “Indian Tribe or Tribal Organization” for the purposes of federal law and regulation.

PURPOSE
​The Ihanktonwan Community College is established for the purpose of conducting any and all lawful affairs relating to the operation of a successful educational institution that will serve as the Ihanktonwan center for higher education, research, culture and tradition.  ICC is independent of the main campus, is permanent in nature, offers courses for credit and programs leading to an associate degree, and is autonomous to the extent that it has its own faculty and administrative or supervisory organization and its own budgetary and hiring authority. 

LOCATION AND PLACE OF BUSINESS
The principal place of business and office of the Ihanktonwan Community College shall be at such place within the territorial jurisdiction of the Ihanktonwan YST and within the boundaries of the YST Reservation, in “Indian Country”

​INITIAL DESIGNATED AGENT
The name and address of the initial designated statutory agent of the Ihanktonwan Community College is: Chairperson, Board of Director, Ihanktonwan Community College, P.O. Box 295, Marty, SD 57361.

SEAL
​The seal of the Ihanktonwan Community College shall bear the full name, “IHANKTONWAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE” and the figure “1993"



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