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There has been so much coverage of the latest (meaning last two years) rash of tribal disenrollments at Nooksack, Grand Ronde, Hopland to name a few.
I thought it would be good to bring some historical context to the issue.
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Learn More on Disenrollment in Indian Gaming Country at these Links:
Gaming Revenue Blamed for Disenrollment
Tribal disenrollment is paper Genocide
CA Tribal Cleansing
TRIBAL TERRORISM includes Moratoriums and Banishment
Disenrollment Stories by Tribe:
Redding Rancheria: Disenrolling Their First tribal Chair in 2002
Robert Foreman Redding Rancheria > 14 years disenrolled
Redding Rancheria Family Disenrolled after being forced to dig up ancestor
Picayune Rancheria of Chukchansi Indians: 60% of the tribe, exterminated.
Yes, 60 percent. Including Chukchansi language speakers, 80 year old elders and children.
Picayune Rancheria of Chukchansi Indians
Picayune Rancheria > So bad, even the NEW YORK TIMES got it
Nancy Ayala > Native American Hall of Shame member
Chukchansi Council Dispute
Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians Disenroll Members in Two Waves: 2004 and 2006
Because this relates to my family, and the impetus for this blog, there are many stories here, on the disenrollment for POWER and Greed.
APISH, Manuela Miranda Descendants 2004
Their own cousins, got them out the tribe.
Elder Abuse at Pechanga
How Moratorium People are affected
HUNTER FAMILY Disenrolled in 2006
Hunter family Out, Expert says Tribe is WRONG
Pechanga’s corrupt tribal council
READ Corruption Exposed…
Pechanga's Culture of corruption
Child molester's word is accepted
KCBS Does Article on Disenrollment at Pechanga
Pechanga’s Apartheid Reservation: Segregatin NOW and Forever
Saginaw Chippewa Disenrollment
Saginaw Chippewa Seeks Investigation over Recognition
Saginaw Chippewa JUDGES say Tribe CAN Ruin lives...
Disenroll Saginaw Chippewa to SAVE MONEY
Disrespecting the Saginaw Chippewa Ancestors
Spineless BIA is MIA in Michigan
PALA Tribe Disenrolls over 150 Members Britten Family Ousted
Pala Disenrollments from LA TIMES
Pala dispute leads to extermination of Indians
Pala Band of Mission Indians Terminates 154
Pala Disenrolls families
Pala disenrollments led to hardship
San Pasqual has two issues: Disenrollment and moratorium
San Pasqual Evictions
San Pasqual suffers wrath of BIA
BIA's Larry Echo Hawk SUED by San Pasqual disenrolled
and Theft of Heritage
San Pasqual Must Lose Right to Run Valley View
San Pasqual Members DENIED their Civil Rights says BIA
SIGN THIS PETITION to Give San PASQUAL DUE PROCESS
UPDATE: ROBINSON Rancheria RESTORES Members!
Robinson Rancheria Moves forward on Disenrollments
Robinson Rancheria Story
MORE TRIBAL DISENROLLMENT Stories
Berry Creek Rancheria
Elem Attorney Decries Disenrollments
Cherokee Freedmen; Racism for Slave Descendants
Snoqualmie Tribe Oneida Tribe Disenroll, then EVICT
Grand Ronde Disenrollment: Loss of Identity and Belonging
Tribal Orgs that Look the Other Way, or HELP Disenrolling Tribes
TRIBAL ALLIANCE OF SOVEREIGN INDIAN NATIONS
ACLU defends KKK, but not aggrieved Natives
Andrew Masiel Helps Native American Caucus Be Against Civil Rights
Native American Caucus
California Tribal Business Alliance
Other pertinent issues, ICRA and Articles
UCLA Professor's Disenrollment Article SMACKED DOWN
Are Native Americans Entitled to Civil RIGHTS?
Santa Clara Pueblo v. Martinez Fallback Position for Courts
Appeals Court Laughs at Congress..
ICRA Needs Teeth
Native American Bar Says Disenrollment Immoral
Tribal Sovereignty a disaster with Disenrollment
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