Friday, August 20, 2010

What is needed to get Married on an Indian Reservation in NYC?

My fiance who is of a very mixed heritage wants to get married on an Indian Reservation. Non of her family nor mine are of direct Native decent. So we would be outsiders attempting to get married. How would I go about doing this? I just want to make her happy.What is needed to get Married on an Indian Reservation in NYC?
You probably need permission from the head of the reservation.


AND you need someone who is registered to perform a marriage in that county/ borrough of New York (not necessarily a clergyman, just somebody who is ''registered'' at the courthouse.


It looks to me like these ';Indians'; will do anything for a dollar..they are more tax-evaders than Indians:


http://www.cigars-and-cigarettes.com/new鈥?/a>





Indian Chief Heads Fight to Keep Selling Cigarettes





Harry Wallace, age 55, chief of the Unkechaug Nation, and several other owners of shops that sell cigarettes on the tiny Poospatuck Indian reservation on the South Shore of Long Island have been sued by the City of New York.





PS: None of her family or mine IS of direct Native decent. None is a singular subject.What is needed to get Married on an Indian Reservation in NYC?
NYS Requirements


http://411newyork.org/guide/2007/05/05/n鈥?/a>





Q: What is needed to get Married on an Indian Reservation in NYC?


A: Well first, you will need to meet the requirements of NYS before you can even think about getting married.





Second, go through the process.


Third, Determine if NYC means Manhattan or all the 5 boroughs then find an ';Indian Reservation in NYC';





If you cant find any Online, go to a historical museum and talk with historians who can pass along valuable info to you and also consider getting married outside of New York State.
There are no indian reservations in NYC. You probably mean in New York State.





There is a reservation on Long Island. There might be others upstate, but the one on Long Island is the only one I've heard of. It is a reservation of the Shinnacock people, and it is near Southhampton, NY.
You would need for New York City to HAVE an actual Indian reservation.

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