An internet site was recently discovered that implies that they are spokesman for the Wicocomico Indian Nation. Please be advised if thisInternet site (organization) issues membership cards or in any way imply they represent the Wicocomico Indian Nation Inc, they and those that choose to participate will be held liable in Federal Court for infringing on the rights of the Wicocomico Indian Nation, Inc.
To give an example, if someone opened a Hamburger Joint and called it McDonalds, this someone would be brought to task for infringing on the rights of the real McDonalds. This applys to the Wicocomico Indian Nation Inc.
The following is Article IX of the Wicocomico Indian Nation Inc.(s) Articles of Incorporation.
Article lX of our Articles of Incorporation reads as follows:
The purpose for which the corporation is organized is to EXCLUSIVELYresearch the Wicocomico Indians and descendants of the tribes, to educate the public concerning the culture and history of various tribeswithin the Powhatan Confederacy and TO REESTABLISH THE WICOCOMICO TRIBE THROUGH THE KNOWN DESCENDANTS OF WILLIAM TAPTICO and others that are proven descendants of the Wicocomico, through the establishment of a Tribal Government and to PERPETUATE THE EXISTENCE OF THE WICOCOMICO TRIBE FOR FUTURE DESCENDANTS OF THE TRIBE AND ALL FAMILIES DESCENDED THEREOF. Income producing activities are secondary in purpose. EXECUTED THIS 21 DAY OF JUNE, 2000.
This article gives us the right and authority to act upon the subject matter as listed in the article.
If any one has been led to believe they are part of the “Official” Wicocomico Indian Nation Inc. please contact Al Byrd immediately.1-520-452-8291