Attorneys from Galanda Broadman respond to Nooksack Tribes New Supreme Court "justices"
In general, the Nooksack Supreme Court is fake. So are the “Justices” who comprise it. So are the laws
that supposedly established it. So is every single decision that the purported Nooksack Tribal Council has made since March 19, 2016, around when four Tribal Council seats expired under the Nooksack
Constitution. No legitimate government will recognize any decision by you or yours as lawful. Nor will any real government recognize any ruling of the pretend Nooksack Supreme Court.
So our specific response is this: We do not recognize your authority.
NOW, will the BIA and other Federal Agencies follow suit?
And....BOOM ..BOOM:[T]he ripple effect of [your] lawlessness will reach far beyond the boundaries of
Nooksack. [Your] actions risk confirming the views of non-Indian judges of tribal courts
as “rat’s nest[s].” . . . The suspicions and denigration of tribal courts as second-class
forums will gain credence among those who are hostile to tribal sovereignty. But that
loss of credibility is not simply shameful and embarrassing for tribal sovereigns and we
attorneys and judges who serve them. It wounds every tribal court
They are the PAKLEDS of tribal councils