Pechanga DISENROLLMENT Strips Native Americans of Tribal Citizenship. Abuses the Ancestors
Saturday, February 8, 2020
Native America Calling Show on Tribal Disenrollment Tuesday February 11, 2020
Native America Calling will have a show on tribal disenrollment Tuesday Feb. 11 CALL IN and participate: 1-800-996-2848
Disenrollments on the rise?
Removing long-standing members from tribal rolls appears to be picking up after a brief lull. It’s a controversial practice. So much so that opponents established an annual “Stop Disenrollment Day” to call attention to the harm it causes. Some disenrolled members trace their identity to their tribes for generations.
Tribal leaders defend their actions as an effort to purge their membership of those who don’t belong. We’ll get observations on current disenrollment trends and some of the factors that go into tribes’ decision-making.