Friday, July 7, 2017
INDIAN vs. INDIAN: Chuckchansi vs North Fork Rancheria's Casino Plans: BIA Arbitrary and Capricious
Those dastardly Chukchansi, you 'member, the ones that abused elders, stripped HALF their tribe of citizenship, has $50 MILLION missing, had a casino SHUT DOWN, continuing their fight against their neighbor tribe, the North Fork Rancheria
The Picayune Rancheria of the Chukchansi Indians on Wednesday again urged the D.C. Circuit to toss a lower court's ruling that backed the U.S. Department of the Interior’s approval of a separate California tribe’s (North Fork Rancheria ) proposed casino, arguing the DOI’s interpretation of land regulations is “capricious” and invalid under California law.
The Picayune Rancheria, a federally recognized tribe of indigenous people in Madera County, California, said in their final brief before the appellate court that the interior secretary made an unlawful and incorrect two-part determination of applicable...
Cathy Cory, Chukchansi disenrolled, commented:
Funny indeed that the tribe would claim that the ruling of the BIA in regard to allowing North Fork's casino is "capricious", after Picayune itself arbitrarily and capriciously disenrolled over 600 chukchansi people in 2006-2007 (not to mention the liedke group of 200 in 1999) with absolutely no avenue of appeal.
Perhaps picayune should practice what it preaches, be fair and just to it's own people, TRULY heal our circle, and bring the people--ALL the people--home to picayune...where WE BELONG!!!