David Wilkins

On July 2, the tribal council of the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde held a special meeting to allow their citizens an opportunity to testify for or against a proposed emergency enrollment ordinance whereby the Council sought to delegate its constitutional authority to involuntarily dismem...

7/30/14
Rick Cuevas

In a recent piece for Indian Country Today Media Network, titled "The Debate Over Disenrollment" by UCLA Indian Studies professor Duane Champagne, we who have been disenrolled from P...

7/14/14
Duane Champagne
6/28/14
Disenrollment is not a new issue. All nations have the right and power to define membership and so do Indian nations...
Gale Courey Toensing
6/13/14
A nine-week leadership and disenrollment fight in the Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians of California that threatened to spiral out of control into violence abated for a brief momen...
Gale Courey Toensing
3/4/14
A recent Associated Press article called “Disenrollment leaves Natives 'culturally homeless'” talks about the "disenrollment epidemic" that has been sweeping through Indian country...
Gale Courey Toensing
3/3/14
Two members of the “Nooksack 306” – Nooksack Indian Tribe citizens who are fighting disenrollment – are awaiting an appeals court ruling on a case involving their alleged unconstit...
Steve Russell

Prof. David Wilkins is dismayed by language chosen by the Chief Judge of the Nooksack Tribal Court in a disenrollment decision....

12/16/13
Ryan Seelau

For most people, their sense of who they are—their identity—is at least partially defined from connection to others and to a community. When individuals are forced to sever those connections, the consequences can be devastating....

12/10/13
Kevin Taylor
12/9/13
The weekend before Thanksgiving has long been the day of thanks for the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde because it was Restoration Day...
Jared Miller

If you are following efforts by the Nooksack tribal government to purge 306 members from its rolls, you probably hold one of two views on the matter....

9/28/13

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