Guest Commentary Published April 3, 2017 For the second time in as many months, a Northern California tribal community has reversed course and reinstated tribal members who had been disenrolled. Late last week, the Elem Indian Colony announced that the purported disenrollment of as many as 132 tribal members, who comprise 100% of the Colony’s population, […]
Guest Commentary Published April 25, 2016 So a month of speculation ended on Friday with this Bellingham Herald story, and former Chief Judge Susan Alexander’s explanation of her termination “without cause.” After Judge Alexander passed a “random” drug test (for the second time this year), she was fired while finishing an opinion to compel an […]
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Guest Commentary On Saturday, January 9, 2016, the Chinook Indian Nation General Council met for a community workshop during which, according to Chairman Tony Johnson: “There was 100% consensus that we’re not doing disenrollment.” I know because in response to my recent blog, which reported word from the Telegraph that Chinook “is proposing to disenroll a […]
Guest Commentary Published January 6, 2016 Word on the Telegraph is that the “Chinook Nation” is proposing to disenroll a slew of members who do not reside near Chinook headquarters in Bay Center, Washington. Chinook itself reports that: the Chinook Indian Nation General Assembly voted to maintain a moratorium on new enrollments, except new births, while […]
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