Tribal Disenrollment in Indian Country Today is an IMMORAL Abuse of Tribal Sovereignty CORRUPT Councils Wield Sovereignty As a CLUB to BEAT the Weak and Destroy Native American's Civil Rights in the Process
Thursday, February 26, 2015
Ruling on Federal Recognition of Mishewal Wappo Tribe Due by March 31
The Mishewal Wappo Tribe of Alexander Valley sued the U.S. Department of Interior to have its tribal recognition restored. Napa County officials fear such status might someday give the tribe the ability to build a casino locally, should it choose to pursue this course.
Both sides filed motions for summary judgment in their favor. U.S. District Court Judge Edward J. Davila took the Mishewal Wappo case under submission in July 2013, beginning the wait for a decision.
In a recently filed document, Davila said he will issue an order addressing the motions by roughly March 31.