This details the disenrollment of Pechanga members in 2006. The Paulina Hunter descendents, which was the second family to be terminated from the Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians. Please listen to THEIR expert Dr John Johnson speak. WE DID NOT HIRE Dr. Johnson, the foremost expert on California Indians PECHANGA DID.
Why did they not believe their OWN expert? Because he didn't come to the conclusion they wanted. They accepted hearsay evidence versus the historical record of their own tribe.
SADLY, Lawrence Madariaga, Hunter Family Elder, has passed away. This happened because Frances Miranda, Ihrene Scearce and Ruth Masiel disregarded their experts report, and believed a CHILD MOLESTER instead. It's a disgrace and an action worthy of your scorn.