A. The articles of incorporation shall set forth:
1. The name of the corporation;
2. The period of duration, which may be perpetual;
3. The purpose or purposes for which the corporation is organized;
4. If the corporation is to have no members, a statement to that effect;
5. If the corporation is to have members, any provision which the incorporators elect to set forth in the articles of incorporation stating the qualifications and rights of members and conferring, limiting, or denying the right to vote;
6. If the directors or any of them are not to be elected or appointed by members, a statement of the manner in which such directors shall be elected or appointed, or that the manner of such election or appointment of such directors shall be provided in the bylaws;
7. If the corporation is designated as a public purpose corporation by the Nation’s Principal Chief and Congress, a statement to such effect and the relevant provisions of Part 7 of this chapter shall be stated or incorporated by reference in its articles of incorporation;
8. Any provisions, not inconsistent with this Code or any other law or ordinance of the Osage Nation, which the incorporators elect to set forth in the articles of incorporation for the regulation of the internal affairs of the corporation, including any provision for distribution of assets on dissolution or final liquidation and any provisions which under this Code are required or permitted to be set forth in the bylaws;
9. The address, including street and number if any, of its initial registered office, and the name of its initial registered agent at such address;
10. The number of directors constituting the initial Board of Directors, and the names and addresses, including street and number if any, of the persons who are to serve as the initial directors until the first annual meeting or until their successors are elected and qualify; and
11. The name and address, including street and number, if any, of each incorporator.
B. It shall not be necessary to set forth in the articles of incorporation any of the corporate powers enumerated in this Code.
C. Unless the articles of incorporation provide that a change in the number of directors shall be made only by amendment to the articles of incorporation, a change in the number of directors made by amendment to the bylaws shall be controlling. Whenever a provision of the articles of incorporation is inconsistent with the bylaws, the provision of the articles of incorporation shall be controlling.