Isn't it rich?
Turtle Talk has the filings of the Nooksack Tribal Council, led by adoptee Bob Kelly which is currently unrecognized by the Department of Interior for it's failures to follow court orders....suing...in court..for it's failure to recognize the current Nooksack Council...
This is an action to compel the defendants to fully fund contracts awarded to
the Tribe under the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act, Public Law 93-
638. Defendants have a non-discretionary duty owed to the Tribe to provide required
funding for the awarded contracts and have failed and refused to perform those duties.
2. This is also an action for a declaration by this Court that the Nooksack Tribal
Council was at all times duly and validly elected pursuant to the Tribe’s Constitution and ByLaws
and the opinions of the Nooksack Tribal Court, and possessed a quorum under
Nooksack law to conduct Tribal business; and that the current Nooksack Tribal Council was
duly and validly elected pursuant to the Tribe’s Constitution and must be recognized by the
defendants as the governing body of the Nooksack Indian Tribe.
3. Finally, this is an action to compel the defendants to cease and desist in their
arbitrary and capricious refusal to recognize the Nooksack Tribal Council as the governing
body of the Nooksack Tribe, to take all necessary steps to withdraw the erroneous, arbitraryand capricious determination of former Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Lawrence
Roberts that the Tribe lacks a quorum to conduct tribal business, and to notify all agencies
and persons with whom Mr. Roberts’ determination was shared that the determination was
erroneous and without force or effect.