Not because it was to protect the elderly residents from the planned eviction, but because the jack booted tribal police couldn't brave the snow and ice, according to the N306's tribal attorney Gabe Galanda
Tribal Chairman Ross Cline confirmed in an email to Indian Country Today on Wednesday that the recent poor weather appeared to have delayed the eviction process but didn’t say how long he expected the pause to last.|
|Nooksack Tribal Chairman
He said the evictions will proceed nonetheless. The tribe has said the 63 people must vacate because a 2019 policy change prohibited non-tribal members from living in tribal housing. The tribe has said those homes are needed for Nooksack citizens.