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Thursday, November 12, 2015

Disenrollment of Pala Children is CHILD ABUSE, Left UNPROTECTED by The Indian Child Welfare Act..and Kevin Washburn's Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Indianz.com has a scathing story on the despicable Pala Band of Mission Indianz and its porcine chairman Robert Smith.

Two children who were disenrolled by the Pala Band of Mission Indians which, disenrolled 162 members cannot be protected by the Indian Child Welfare Act, a California appeal court ruled on Tuesday.

The tribe formally objected in July 2009 when K.P. and Kristopher were put up for adoption. Their mother, Michelle T., is enrolled.
But sometime during the proceedings, the tribe disenrolled the children. As a result, they are no longer considered "Indian," the court determined.
"Under federal and state law, the Indian tribe's membership determination is conclusive," Judge Cynthia Aaron wrote in the unpublished opinion. "The record shows that enrollment is a prerequisite for Pala Band membership, and that the Pala Band determined that K.P. and Kristopher are not members of its tribe."

SO, are tribe's doing the government's "dirty work" in getting rid of Indians?  Now, disenrollment means one is NOT Indian..while at the same time, there is NO requirement that you have to be INDIAN to be a tribal member?



Michelle tried to argue that the tribe's enrollment decision's are subject to review by the Bureau of Indian Affairs. A federal judge has rejected that view but the case is currently pending before the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.
Separately, the 9th Circuit has rejected a different disenrollment lawsuit filed by former members who tried to sue individual tribal leaders rather than the tribe itself.
Assistant Secretary Kevin Washburn, the head of the BIA, has been a strong advocate for ICWA. Just last month, he told the National Congress of American Indians annual convention in San Diego, California, that the law remains under attack by non-Indian interests.  

And, apparently, INDIAN INTERESTS

Washburn's position on disenrollment, though, inadvertently contributed to the negative decision this week. The court cited his 2013 letter in which he said the BIA lacked the authority to review the Pala Band's membership matters.

More directly, the court relied on the ICWA guidelines that Washburn issued in February. In that document -- which does not carry the force of law -- the BIA urged state courts and state agencies to defer to tribes in determining who is and who isn't an "Indian."

Inadvertent means he had no idea.  Who would believe that?  He knew what would happen, he just didn't care.  The JERK WASHBURN WROTE THIS:

The ICWA guidelines define an "Indian child" as follows:
Indian child means any unmarried person who is under age eighteen and is either: (1) a member of an Indian tribe; or (2) eligible for membership in an Indian tribe and the biological child of a member of an Indian tribe.
In a section titled, "Who makes the determination as to whether a child is a member of a tribe?" the document reads:

The State court may not substitute its own determination regarding a child’s membership or eligibility for membership in a tribe or tribes.

Some crooks like Robert Smith, OR Morris Reid of Chukchansi, or Mark Macarro of Pechanga have all harmed Indian Children, some numbering in the HUNDREDS.    SHAME ON THEM...



51 comments:

Anonymous said...

This is a very sad thing to have happen to 2 innocent Native Amemican Childern that will never get a chance to know who they really are and where they came from.
This is all because of the Pala EC Members that are refusing to acknowledge the decision made by the U.S. Government as to the blood degree of Margarita Britten.They are ruining the lives of the Native people and don't seem to give a shit about nothing but money.I hope and pray that I live long enough to see Robert Smith and Theresa Nieto
suffer , and I mean really suffer for doing this to the people only because they didn't like certain members of this family. I hope that I can witness their passing and see them in the Caskets that are headed for the fire pits of HELL.
Nothing but evil dog shit are these people.

Anonymous said...

Fucking Washburn, are you to stupid to read the 1989 decision that was made by your department as to the blood degree of Margareta Britten and then you go and back a so called Tribal Leader like Robert Smith. I don't give a shit who you are or anything else about you because you are no better that the evil EC members that are abusing all of these Native American Children. I hope that this issue brings to you a very heavy heart to live with the rest of your no caring life.

Anonymous said...

I hope that this haunts you to Robert Smith and Theresa Nieto, and may Karma touch the both of you for allowing this to go as far as it has.

Anonymous said...

You people on the Pala EC are going to be in big trouble with the Federal Government unless you do something to resolve these issues of the wrongfully dis-enrolled members of the Tribe. Every thing is here in black and white and you are ignoring the true facts that these people do in fact belong on the Tribal rolls.
You are bringing great harm to Members of Pala.

White Buffalo said...

I know this has been said before, but I am saying it again. the practices these tribes engage in is not the way of an honorable people or nation of people. Even though our ancestors were treated so poorly by being killed, placed on plots of land and then having their kids taken away to be mistreated and abused is not a good enough reason for these decedents to do the same type of things with disenrollment and exclusion of longtime members who can trace their heritage to those of the past. To those who harm their own when will you repent and change your ways?

Anonymous said...

Someone needs to put the lugo and smith family on this blog ,there family tree,at least 10 times,to make sure people lead it.It will effect them down the line,they don't belong on pala rolls.I don't have it or I would do it,but i know them,lugo family are my people and i don't like what they are doing to these people.We sould help these people we might need there help some day.

Anonymous said...

This is so disturbing and actually brings tears to my eyes. Two children who have obviously lived a life of heartbreak will continue to be lost in the system. This is not only the fault of the Pala Council, but the members who allow him to continue on this path of genocide. My heart goes out to the children and the members who have been wrongfully disenrolled.

Peter Trujillo Sr. said...

These 2 innocent young babies are my Grandchildren, and it just breaks my heart in two knowing what has happened to them. And it is all because the Tribe refuses to recognize all the Federal Documents that have been given to them which proves the blood degree of our late great, great Grandmother Margarita Britten.
It is sad that these innocent Babies will grow up not knowing who they really are, and where they came from. I don't understand how the Tribe and the U.S. Government could decide this issues because the case that involves the 2 children is in the 9th Circuit Court of appeals. And the fact that ASIA Washburn knows what the decision was made by his department in 1989, and was final for purposes from the BIA,or the so called Department of the Interior.
There are so many Documents that prove that Margarita Britten was and is a full blood Cupeno Indian.
And now we, The relatives of these babies sit here in total shock and wonder why our own people will not step up and help in correcting the issues of our dis-enrolled family members.
This should never have happened, because everyone knows that these children do in fact belong in the Tribe. And the U.S.Dept of the Interior ASIA Washburn know this, they are the one that did the Investigation as to the blood degree of Margarita Britten.

Peter Trujillo sr. said...

I truly hope that none of you or your family members have to go through such heat felt sorrow as we have. This is so hard to handle knowing that this should never have happened in the first place. when will people get tired of seeing innocent people get tossed in the dumpster like yesterdays trash.

Anonymous said...

THE MOTHER OF THESE CHILDREN SHOULD FILE A LAWSUIT AGAINST THE BIA, ASIA Washburn and The Pala EC for lying in Court and for not protecting the rights of these children. By the Court going ahead with this Adoption is cruel punishment to the Family of these Children
and the ones responsible should be held to answer these issues.

Anonymous said...

If Kevin Washburn would just do his job he could eliminate most of the problems that Pala is facing, of course getting rid of the current EC would be the best way to overcome these heinous crimes they are committing. Just think they would not need the lawyers that they aren't supposed to use in the first place for personal reasons, the government could save so much money for their lawyers too, they have so many cases involving disenrollment and their lack of duty, Just do everyone a favor and make all tribes re-enroll their legitimate members or no federal recognition for the tribe, then the government is not determining the membership, they are correcting it and giving the disenrolled a chance to prove their right to belong.

Anonymous said...

Well, I just read this case and wondered what role did Robert Smith play in initiating the end of the ICWA protection, this is verbatim from the legal filing:

At hearings throughout 2014 and early 2015, the juvenile court received more
information about the Pala Band's disenrollment of K.P. and Kristopher. By the time of the section 366.26 hearing in February 2015, the juvenile court had received and reviewed the following information:

K.P. and Kristopher were previously enrolled as members of the Pala Band. The Pala Band disenrolled the children in February 2012. The children's father was not, and never had been, an enrolled member of the Pala Band. The children's mother remained an enrolled member of the tribe.

Robert H. Smith, Pala Band Chairman, sent letters to the juvenile court, dated July 9, 2014 and December 17, 2014, stating that the children are not enrolled members, and are not considered eligible for enrollment or reenrollment, with the Pala Band of Mission Indians.

That tells me that Robert acted solely and purposely to make sure that these two children were removed from the protection of ICWA.

When is the world going to see the monster that Robert Smith is? When is the world going to stop pandering to this ass, who apparently relishes not only disenrolling people who are rightful members, but then shoving it down their throats, again and again. How many acts of unbridled hatefulness do we have to take before the Kevin Washburn's, the Ebens, the Dutchske's, the Muncy's of the world are held accountable for not only allowing this behavior, but even assisting this behavior? WHAT IS WRONG WITH YOU PEOPLE!!!????

What is wrong with the Federal Government that they act helpless, sending the message over and over "OUR HANDS ARE TIED, THEY ARE A SOVEREIGN ENTITY, THEY HAVE THE RIGHT TO DETERMINE THEIR MEMBERSHIP." What weak-minded, spineless individuals we have serving us in our Federal Government!!!

Anonymous said...

It's the Band that has the power to determine their own Membership. And the way that the General Membership is give away their power to the EC this whole Band will Become the Smith Nieto Band of Mission Indians. The same for the Casino, The Smith Nieto Casino and Spa.
I guess all of this is OK with the General Membership because all they are worried about is their Christmas Bonus and nothing else. And that in it self says nothing good about the Pala Reservation as a Band of Mission Indians.
Well I will say this, unless you people start doing things different you will soon have nothing left to fight for. Robert Smith will have it all. And that's a fact. And you can blame no one but your self The General Membership.

Reinstatement_Restitution said...

The Snyder Act of 1921 does not define Indians in terms of membership in a federally recognized tribe.

"...the Bureau of Indian Affairs, under the supervision of the
Secretary of the Interior, shall direct, supervise, and expend such moneys as Congress may from time to time appropriate, for the benefit, care, and assistance of the Indians throughout the United States..."

The BIA is compelled by law to provide services to Indians throughout the United States, and it is only an internal policy to deny benefits to disenrollees. In the matter of the descendants of Margarita Britten the BIA has already issued a decision that they are indeed Indians. The 1989 Asbra and Mills Final Decisions establish Margarita Britten's full blood and the right of her descendants who are at least 1/16th Pala Band blood degree to be enrolled in the Band.

The lawyers defending the rights of these children to be covered under the protections of the ICWA should insist that the the BIA once and for issue a decision on their position on whether or not the 1/16th blood degree descendants of Margarita Britten are Indians.

The Bureau has been playing this game to avoid issuing a decision on the matter. They have been deferring to the Pala EC's decision and saying that the Band has the power to decide who is Indian or not by right of inclusion in the Band. Since the disenrollments are still under appeal there is doubt about the finality of the decision. In the matter of the welfare of children every effort must be made to protect them from harm for that is the intent of the ICWA.

The BIA has stated four times that they uphold the 1989 Final Decisions. They cannot overturn their own decisions and there has been no appeal filed. Somehow, someway, the courts must be led to the correct argument that will enable them to rule on the law. The Court cannot rule based on tribal law. Lack of subject matter jurisdiction is the argument that has been used numerous times to dismiss litigation. Why is any court citing a decision made by the Pala EC in order to deny the right of Indian children to participate in the benefits of the ICWA?

Anonymous said...

Robert does not care about any kids, according to him "they can have welfare". He does not even care about his own kids, look how well he has raised them. He has to get their names erased from arrest records, wow, such a great thing to have to do for your daughter, lol, what a joke. How sad for those girls. Look how he treats his own wife, according to other members he goes off with other women all of the time, even Theresa Nieto, come on, yuck. He pays for it. Maybe his wife stopped giving it to him long time ago. He leaves a trail of abuse behind him.

Anonymous said...

Robert and Theresa also took the money that was meant for the minors when they disenrolled them. The minors all had trust accounts that they would receive when they became adults, but all that money has mysteriously disappeared. Theresa Nieto is the one in charge of those accounts. Ask her where that money is and listen to her lies, "It is there" she says. It is not there and the people are not going to shut up about it. That money is for those kids and by you stealing it Theresa, for you and Robert, that is abuse and failure to provide! If Robert, Theresa, Dion, LeRoy, Kilma, Amy, Sarah, Howard, and Mr. Washburn do not think that these kids are affected by this corruption, you are completely wrong. This has affected everyone, everyone in Pala, everyone disenrolled. This has affected the EC, this has affected the BIA, this has affected the ASIA, and not one positive thing can be said about it, shouldn't that wake one of you up about the situation? While you are sitting in your high places, travelling the world, living in your mansions, driving your new luxury vehicles, dining at 5 star restaurants, receiving health care, and enjoying tribal rights,remember that every single person that was disenrolled and their immediate families are sitting in their homes: wondering how they are going to pay for their healthcare, how they are going to make their payments, wondering who is going to downgrade them as they walk by or see them in town, who is going to drive by their house and shoot their guns off, who is going to threaten them with violence, who is going to close their door to them because of fear of being disenrolled, feeling depressed over all the hate and stress, crying because they can no longer be buried with their loved ones, and in disbelief over how all of this could have happened. All your luxuries are possible because we helped to start it. You are all part of this, you people have destroyed the disenrolled physically,mentally, and emotionally. You are responsible for each and every person affected by your actions. You are despicable! You can change and make things better though, it is still not too late to repent. You know the truth, all of you do, is not one one of you even the tiniest bit sorry, and feeling guilty. Come on, one of you please see your wrongful actions and turn them around with the truth, it will set you free. Come on Kilma, you can do this, do it for your son and your legacy. He will here about this, it can be negative, or it can be heroic.

Pete Trujillo sr. said...

I see people on the streets and in stores and they say to me, gee Pete am sorry about your Grandkids.
Well I think of it this way.
Words are words and Action is Action.
So Members if you are truly sorry about my Grand Children then lets see some ACTION on your part.
It's the same way as for me running as a write in for Vice Chairman.
People would say to me, Hey Pete aren't you tired of hearing about the wrong things that are happening on the Reservation? and I would say yes I am. Then they would respond and say well do something about it, run for Vice Chairman or something, because words are only words and Action is Action.
So I decided to listen and take action, that's why I am here running as a write-in for Vice Chairman.
And just remember my people words are only words.

Anonymous said...

This matter could have been brought up to the General Membership to vote on because their is a case that is pending with the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals which in fact could affect the outcome of this issue.
Why didn't Robert Smith advise the Courts of this issue to began with.
You can truly see where he (Smith)stand on these types of issues concerning the Children that are supposed to be protected from all harm, even harm from him.

Anonymous said...

This Judge also made some false statements in her ruling. She stated that the Pala Band Said that these two children were not being reenrolled or even being considered for re-enrollment.
That's not a true statement Judge. The Band has never got to voice their say in this matter or any other matter concerning the Dis-enrollment of these people, the Decision was made by the EC which does not have that Authority unless it is brought before the General Council for a vote. So the Pala Band did not make that statement, it was Robert Smith that did this and he will blame the entire Band for his actions.
Is this just another reason that the EC wanted you to pass the Amendments change at the last meeting on Nov. 11.
They are very sneaky, and we tried to warn you members but I guess you all don't care.

Anonymous said...

Ya we will see who cares if this happens to your family or to someone that you care about. then watch and see who cries wolf.

Anonymous said...

Some one needs to be held to answer for this issue. Giving false information to the United States Court System is against the Law, even if you are Robert Smith.
Just ask his Daughter Victoria Smith, whom was arrested for this very same thing 2 weeks ago.
See what you are teaching your Daughters Robert.

Anonymous said...

Just about every word out of the mouth of Robert Smith should be considered FALSE INFORMATION. He lies so much his nick name should be CARPET.

Anonymous said...

I believe that this should be brought up to the General Membership so the people will know what kind of chairman that is running the Band.
Show the letters that he wrote claiming that the Pala Band made this decision concerning these two innocent Children.
He will continue to hurt even babies that he doesn't want in the Membership of the Band.
By him keeping the Membership numbers down gives him more money to move into his offshore accounts. Or to pay off the San Diego County District Attorney's Office so his criminal Daughters don't have to go to jail for giving false information to a peace officer.

Reinstatement_Restitution said...

As Pete has said, words are words. I have heard all kinds of talk from Pala people saying they have their family's back, and how important Pala is to them. Actions speak louder than words. I guess most Pala members want someone else to do the heavy lifting. Either that or the check is more important to them than family or the horrible conditions at Pala.

When the Casino opened it was operated under a management contract. The manager was Jerome Turk. His role was to get the operation up and running and then to manage it thereafter. There are all kinds of jobs that need to be done to get a licensed gaming enterprise operational. In exchange he was paid a lot of money. There is no way of knowing how much it really was. Some say as much as 30% of the revenue. Was that gross revenue or net revenue? I don't know. Only an audit will tell.

But Jerry Turk is gone. He left with a rumored $120 million in cash. But think about it. Without him taking his cut, there was a lot more money available for per-capita distribution. What happened to that money?

Then the EC disenrolled 164 members. There were some minors, but a conservative estimate of the amount of money that was freed up for per-capita is $18 million a year. If there are 1000 members that should have been a $1500 per month increase for each member. What happened to that money?

Then Howard Dickstein and the Pala EC parted ways. Kilma Lattin says Dickstein was paid a 5% share of casino revenue in cash. That could be anywhere between $25 million and $40 million a year. That also freed up money for per-capita distribution. What happened to that money?

According to the IGRA (Indian Gaming Regulatory Act) the Casino is supposed to be under the sole proprietorship of the Band, and must operate exclusively for the benefit of the Band. That means that all the net revenue is supposed to be accounted for and distributed according to the RAP (Revenue Allocation Plan) submitted to the BIA.

If the Pala EC was acting in accordance with the law, then there should have been increases directly related with each of these events, and the increases should have sustained over time. Instead there have been decreases.

The Band's money has been diverted.

Some of it is being spent on unauthorized legal fees. This is an absolute fact because the General Council was just asked to approve the contracts of a bunch of lawyers.

Some of it is being spent on lobbying. This is an absolute fact because there are watchdog agencies tracking the contributions of the Pala Band. The numbers I saw were $26 million between 2000 and 2010. You can expect that number to be higher between 2010 and 2015 as Robert Smith has spent lots of the Band's money lobbying for legislation to approve internet gaming in California.

It has been spent on Pala Interactive. Over $100 million for a joint venture, and the Band's deep pockets are providing all the financing and operating costs. The Pala EC members sit on the Board of Directors and collect salaries. To date no other Pala Members have seen any financial report, received any money, or have any financial share of Pala Interactive.

It has been squandered on the Pala Jets, lavish parties, travelling to golf tournaments and vacations, and splurging on personal luxuries. This doesn't even take into account the comped Pala Suite and food and bar bills at the Casino that are just considered to be a deduction from gross revenue and never would become part of per capita distribution.

The Pala EC are a bunch of crooks stealing the Band blind. If the greedy Pala members stood by their words they would be asking the hard questions instead of taking hush money and spying for Robert Smith.

There is a huge amount of missing money. It could be for the benefit of everyone. Instead the Chairman and his minions stealing all they can get their hands on, and a lot of Pala members either don't care, are scared of retribution if they oppose the Chairman, or like it this way because they get something out of it.

Anonymous said...

Erick Ortega Carcia told one of his friends that that's to bad but what's right is right and what's wrong is wrong.
Where have we herd this before. Oh I remember it was on the news one time. Shit now Eric is using RS quotes as his own. YES MAN INDEED.

Anonymous said...

Remember it was Eric Garcia, and I say that because he's not a Ortega, (Fernando couldn't father kids), who pulled Roberts pants up from around his ankles, (yes, Robert urinate's like a 3 year old) and walked him outside to valet to get him out of the casino after Robert pissed on the events center wall. So you see instead of doing what he should of done, protect the p.b.m.i.casino business by filing charges such as drunk in public, urinating in public, and indecent exposure, he does the opposite and helps cover it up. It took Robert a long time to pay him back, but rest assured if lizard or someone like leco Lawton nominates a dumb shit like Eric for vice chairman you can bet it's a done deal, congratulations Eric on being "SELECTED" vice chairman. No disrespect to Peter Trujillo and I could care less about the Morongo squatter Howard Maxey other then I'm tired of him and his family stealing from the pala Indian reservation, (are you??) But again this is a done deal, Robert claims to be chairman of old pala, (luiseno), so he needs luiseno on the E.C. it doesn't matter if it's a old pala luiseno or a.Rincon luiseno like Eric and his sister.

Anonymous said...

I'll bet that Eric kissed Roberts ass before he pulled up his pants.
Isn't Eric a Child Molester anyway. Didn't he abuse a nephew or something like that in Arizona , where his wife is from. I think it was her 9 yr. old nephew.
And to think that Robert Smith had the Tribe back up Eric for the School Board seat at Vivian Banks School.
I guess it's pay back for kissing Smiths ass and pulling up Smith's Pants after pissing at the Casino.
So is that why people are saying "Get this Child Molester off the school board or they are taking their kids out? Wow Pala do you really approve of the action, and want this person to be elected Vice Chairman.
You better think long and hard on this one for sure. If Eric will cover up this pissing issue, what else will he cover up for a nice ride on the Tribes dime.

Anonymous said...

This is just another reason to vote for Peter Trujillo sr. as a write-in vote for the Vice Chairman Seat on the 24th of Nov.
I believe that Pete will Represent to Tribe in a more respectful manner than either Garcia or Maxcey.
Pete seems to be more of a people person also which is a big plus for the Members.
And how long has it been that we have had an Elder or a Senior sit on the EC committee. The Elders and Seniors need a voice on the EC to fight for what they need and for what they stand for.
This is where Pete will be most helpful on the EC, supporting the Seniors and the Elders of the Tribe which is a must in today living.
So in my opinion VOTE for PETER TRUJILLO SR as a write in for VICE CHAIRMAN.

Anonymous said...

I guess that Robert was lying down when he pissed on the wall other wise he would have pissed straight down if he was standing up.
If Eric would cover up this pissing issue, what else would Eric do to protect Robert concerning Tribal Business and money issues. Vote NO on Eric GARCIA.
This only proves that Eric will help Smith cover things that Smith wants covered because Eric is a yes man when it comes to smith.
I asked Eric about the pissing thing at the Casino and his reply was, I DON"T REMEMBER ANY THING ABOUT THAT. So Members do you see what I mean.

Anonymous said...


Mr. Chairman Pisser.
Mr. Robert Harrison "Pisser" Smith
Lets call this Meeting to order before I Piss On the Members, again.
Excuse me Mrs. Nieto, I just pissed, can you shake it off for me please?
Hey Eric can you zip me up, I just pissed under my desk.
To all Tribal members, watch me piss on the wall.
I guess knowing Robert, could be a real "PISSER".
Fucking pee pee boy or ?.

Anonymous said...

Maybe Robert is trying to turn Pala into a real PISSING contest.
Which he would loose because he has a pie and no penis. And for sure he has no balls.

Anonymous said...

Fucking Eric, why did you lie about taking piss boy out to valet when security at the Casino asked you if you did. You are such an ASS KISSER when it comes to Robert. I really hope that you lose this election for the sake of the whole Tribe.
We don't need more people that will cover up the wrong doings by the Chairman.
When you cover up things that are wrong, you are just as guilty as if you did it yourself.
VOTE NO ON ERIC, HE ONLY KNOWS HOW TO YES TO WHAT THE CHAIRMAN WANTS.
YOU MAY BE PUTING YOUR FAMILYS AT RISK IF HE WINS.

Anonymous said...

NO MORE COVER UPS AT PALA RESERVATION. WE HAVE ENOUGH PROBLEMS AS IT IS.
SO VOTE NO ON ERIC ORTEGA GARCIA
VOTE NO ON KILMA LATTIN
VOTE NO ON SAMMI SCOTT
HELP BUILD PALA RESERVATION BACK INTO THE WELL RESPECTED RESERVATION THAT IT ONCE WAS.

VOTE YES ON PETER TRUJILLO SR. AS A WRITE IN FOR VICE CHAIRMAN
VOTE YES FOR THERESSA VILLA
VOTE YES ON MONICA MORO COMMITTEE MEMBER
THIS COULD BE THE YEAR THAT WILL MAKE PALA A SOUTHING AND PEACEFUL PLACE TO LIVE ONCE AGAIN.
DON'T VOTE BECAUSE SO AND SO VOTED FOR SO AND SO, USE YOUR HEAD AND YOUR TRUTHFUL HEART AND START THE HEALING PROCESS. THESE PEOPLE FOR THE YES VOTES ARE DEDICATED AND SINCERLY WANTING TO HELP OUR TRIBE BECOME WHOLE ONCE AGAIN SO VOTE THEM IN AND LET THEM WORK FOR THE PEOPLE OF PALA, WE NEED THIS CHANGE.

Anonymous said...

@ 5:36 AM
What about Eric stealing from the Tribe also, he is not CUPENO he is Rincon under his real father S. Garcia.
Then again by him being from another Reservation may qualify him for an EC seat.
Seems like the real Cupeno's are the ones that have to fight to stay Members of their own Tribe.

Anonymous said...

Robert wants Eric so he can disenroll a list of people including the Lugo family, and then when Eric is done disenrolling, Robert will bring in another Kronie to get rid of Eric, because he never belonged in the first place and Robert knows it, so it will be easy to oust him. Pretty soon there will be no one left except of course The Honorable Robert Smith and his sidekick Theresa Nieto.

Anonymous said...

Theresa Nieto is a Lugo

Anonymous said...

Robert can pick and choose what Indian Blood he wants to look at. He can have the Lugo's disenrolled but still keep Theresa, he did that with the Brittain Descendants, he kept some on the rolls for whatever reasons, shhhhhhh, oh yeah we are not supposed to know that.

Anonymous said...

VOTE FOR PETER TRUJILLO SR. AS A WRITE IN FOR VICE CHAIRMAN OF THE PALA BAND OF MISSION INDIANS.
HE IS FOR SURE A GOOD SOLID CHOICE FOR THE BAND.
HE IS COMMITTED,DEDICATED,AND A REAL MEMBER OF THE BAND.
HE WOULD FOR SURE BE AN ASSET FOR THE SENIORS AND THE ELDERS OF THE PALA BAND OF MISSION INDIANS.
OH, AND ANOTHER BIG PLUS IS HE WILL SAVE THE BAND THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS ON THE JET USAGE BECAUSE HE DOESN'T PLAY GOLF ANYMORE.
HE HAS PUBLICLY SAID THAT HE WILL REPRESENT THE MEMBERS WITH HONESTY,&
WILL SIT ON THE EC AS THE PEOPLES VOICE.
HIS COMMITMENT TO HIS TRIBAL MEMBERS IS UNBREAKABLE.
THIS IS WHAT THE TRIBE NEEDS, SOMEONE THATS NOT AFFRAID TO SHARE WITH OTHERS HIS VIEWS AND OPINIONS TO BETTER THE RESERVATION FOR ALL MEMBERS.SO LETS GIVE HIM THE OPPERTUNITY TO PROVE THIS TO THE PEOPLE OF PALA.WE HAVE NOTHING TO LOSE AND EVERYTHING TO GAIN.
VOTE PETER F. TRUJILLO SR. AS A WRITE IN FOR VICE CHAIRMAN.

Anonymous said...

VOTE FOR PETER F TRUJILLO

Anonymous said...

NO MORE DIS-ENROLLMENTS, NO MORE BANISHMENTS OF TRIBAL MEMBERS, LET THE TRIBAL MEMBERS LIVE IN PEACE ON THE RESERVATION.
VOTE FOR PETER F TRUJILLO SR. AS A WRITE IN VOTE FOR VICE CHAIRMAN.
HE WILL BE THE PEOPLES VOICE ON THE EC.

Peter f. Trujillo sr. said...

After making my rounds here today on the Reservation and talking to some of the Tribal Members has inspired me even more than before.
Most were glad that I stopped and talked with them and I really had a good time talking about the good old day with them.
I even had a hard time leaving some of them because they had a lot of things on their minds.
I intend to go back out again tomorrow and do the same thing, so if you see me coming please don't run and hide from me because what you have to say is very important to me.
So for the ones that I missed today I will try my best to see you tomorrow.Thank you all very much for taking the time to talk with me.

Respectfully and Sincerely
Peter f. Trujillo sr.

Anonymous said...

I am a ashamed to say that I am a native American from Pala because of people like robert smith

Anonymous said...

I submitted all known info to local outlets and some national about the corruption of many native American tribes in california..including Anderson cooper

Anonymous said...

Good Job Peter and keep it up, you are a true Brave, your dad taught you well, you stand for all of our ancestors who were true Cupeno!

Peter F. Trujillo sr. said...

To all that are supporting my write run for the Vice Chairman spot
Tomorrow is the big day. spend a little time alone before you go to vote and ask your self which ones would be a better choice for the Pala Band. Run it through your head and put all the positive things that the Candidates have done for you as a Tribe. Put those things in your head and then try to remember any negative things that involved the Candidates and make you best choice.
Either way, please don't forget to Vote tomorrow at the old Tribal hall. Your vote can make a difference.
Thank you all for the support and I am looking forward to the victory line. See you all there.
Respectfully Posted By
Peter F. Trujillo sr.

Anonymous said...

@ 6:55 AM Theresa Nieto is also a lying little bitch.

Anonymous said...

Hope Pala gets to be run by Morongo Lugos again! And the Luiseno Sammy Scott. If it weren't for her Luiseno blood she probably be a disenrollee. Her kids get sure would be disenrollees. It's been so good for the band.

Anonymous said...

It's CHICKEN SHIT, why can't the others use their Luiseno blood.

Anonymous said...

Yippy Sammy Scott lost her bid for the EC in Pala.
Yes so did Eric Garcia.

Anonymous said...

OK Howard Maxcey lets see some good things on your part this term.
If you want to leave a good legacy for you kids, then make things right in Pala again and do what you said you would do and re-enroll the members that have trashed. This was one of your big promises when you were asking for votes the night you were put in as Vice at that special meeting to replace Miranda.
Do what's right just like your Father would do.
Your Father is a man of his word and always did what he said he was going to do. So if you want to carry the name Maxcey then do it with pride and do the right thing. Some of these disenrollies were your good friends and still defend your ass saying that you will do the right thing, so don't put you friends aside by letting them down.
Are you a man of his word? or a puppet.Here is your chance to gain the Respect of all the Tribes Membership. We are counting on you Howard, and if you can't do this let us know so we can take whatever action that we need to so we can resolve this issue so we can move on as a Tribe.At least do that much if nothing else.

Anonymous said...

I guess that mean that Peter did not win. Thank you Peter for trying. You are a great man and eventually we will all prevail. Again thank you so much for running, you should run for Chairman next year!