A Nooksack woman facing eviction from her home on tribal land was given a few weeks’ reprieve by a Nooksack Tribal Court judge Wednesday, but could still face a fight to stay there. Her attorney, Gabe Galanda wasn't allowed inside. After kicking the tribe's ass in court for years, they refuse to allow him in court.
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While Margretty Rabang was inside the court fighting eviction without an attorney, about 30 people gathered nearby at the railroad tracks where First Street meets Deming Road in Deming.
Most of those present were members of three families who have been facing disenrollment from the tribe since late 2012, who call themselves the Nooksack 306. Others there were supporters.
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“My sister deserves representation!” an emotional Deborah Alexander told the officers. “How is it going to be fair if she has no attorney in there, and they have other attorneys in there?”
“She’ll have appeal rights. She can appeal it,” Gilliland said.
“Are you kidding me?” Alexander asked.
Galanda and Dreveskracht asked how she was supposed to appeal if the tribe wasn’t currently recognizing its own court of appeals. Apparently, kangaroo courts don't need rule of law, civil rights, or even a hint of the constitution...