Pechanga, Pala and Chukchansi are NOT alone when it comes to denying their children education assistance.
Blogger PINE MOUNTAIN WALKER writes about the NOOKSACK Tribe, located near Deming, Washington is currently working of exterminating many of their children.
Back to School Support for the 2013-2014 school year will be in the amount of $275.00 each. The $275 is to be used for school clothing and school supplies for the Nooksack Tribal Children.
Distribution will be 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday August 22 and Friday August 23 at the Nooksack Tribal Administration Office at 5016 Deming Rd, Deming, WA 98244. Photo Identification for the student’s parent/guardian must be presented at the time of pick up. No one will be allowed to pick up checks for others.
Students who are enrolled in the Nooksack Tribe, and not subject to Nooksack disenrollment proceedings, and are aged 3-4 years old with proof of head start enrollment will be eligible for a $275 check. Daycare Centers and Early Learning Centers do NOT qualify.
Students who are enrolled in the Nooksack Tribe and not subject to Nooksack disenrollment proceedings, and are aged 5-14 years old will be eligible for a $275 check, these students are required by law to be enrolled in school.
Students who are enrolled in the Nooksack Tribe, and are not subject to Nooksack disenrollment proceedings, and are aged 15-19 years old with proof of high school enrollment will be eligible for a $275 check.
Read the rest of the article: http://pinemountainwalker.wordpress.com/2013/08/21/nooksack-tribal-counsel-denies-children-school-supplies-and-clothes/
He says: (This information is taken directly from the Nooksack Tribe of Indians website (http://nooksackindiantribe.org/). It is related to a dispute between the the counsel members, led by Chairman Bob Kelly, and 306 tribal members threatened with losing their membership. The Nooksack Tribe of Indians is located in the Deming, Washington area east of Bellingham. Links will be provided for more information.)