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Jodi Rave: Group to propose Tribal Justice Act


A new group formed by disenrolled tribal members is proposing to amend the Indian Civil Rights Act of 1968, Jodi Rave reports.

The American Indian Rights and Resource Organization says the Tribal Justice Act will allow individual Indians to take tribes to federal court if the tribes don't comply with ICRA. It would waive tribal sovereign immunity in these instances.

The group plans to unveil the proposal in a couple of weeks, Jodi Rave reports. That would coincide with an October 28 rally in Ukiah, California.

Get the Story:
Jodi Rave: Loss of tribal membership a contentious issue (Lee News Servier 10/9)

Relevant Links:
Pechanga Tribal Disenrollment - http://www.pechanga.info
Bureau-of-Indian-Affairs.com, Disenrollment site - http://www.bureau-of-indian-affairs.com

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