The Nooksack Tribe is claiming victory in a long-running disenrollment dispute after a judge dismissed a lawsuit filed by a group of ousted citizens.
The Nooksack Tribe has a new slate of leaders, including a chairman who was convicted of stealing from the tribe.
A year after being called out by the Trump administration, the Nooksack Tribe has won recognition of its leadership amid a long-running disenrollment dispute.
A lawsuit targeting the disputed leaders of the Nooksack Tribe has been put on hold while the Trump administration reviews the results of a recent election.
The Trump administration is continuing to assert oversight in a long-running leadership and disenrollment dispute within the Nooksack Tribe.
The Nooksack Tribe finally held an election for four council seats but the results are being challenged by citizens who might be kicked out.
The Nooksack Tribe has reached an agreement with the Trump administration that could resolve a long-running governance crisis on the reservation.
A clinic operated by the Nooksack Tribe is losing $2.5 million in federal health care funds amid a long-running disenrollment dispute.
A group of disputed leaders has been kicked out of federal court and denied access to an estimated $14 million in federal funds.
The jury is still out on the new sovereignty decision from the nation's highest court but it's already having an impact in Indian Country.
Bob Kelly has served as chairman of the Washington-based tribe for years but the Department of the Interior no longer recognizes him.
A dispute tied to the ouster of more than 300 people from the rolls is simmering in federal court.
Tribal citizens who have been punished by their governments are finding few allies in the federal court system but that isn't stopping them from seeking justice.
The #StopDisenrollment movement continues to gain steam across the nation but there's still one place where it hasn't caught on.
The disenrollment epidemic is the subject of a lengthy feature in The New York Times Magazine.
A disenrollment dispute continues to make waves in Washington.
Chairman Bob Kelly did not address warnings from two federal agencies that his tribe is acting without a valid governing body.
Another federal agency is stepping in as the Washington tribe removes more than a third of its people from the rolls.
Despite warnings from the federal agency, the tribe has started removing more than 300 people from the rolls.
The referendum came after the Bureau of Indian Affairs said it would not recognize any actions taken by the tribal council due to a lack of a quorum.
The agency won't recognize any actions taken by the council, a decision that affects a disenrollment dispute on the reservation.
Chief Justice Bob Kelly is reviewing a disenrollment lawsuit in which he is named as a defendant.
Chairman Bob Kelly said the Nooksack Tribal Court of Appeals can't tell the tribe what to do.
George Adams also was removed from a council meeting after he criticized tribal leaders in the Lhechelesem language.
Leaders of the Nooksack Tribe fired their chief judge after she ruled against the tribal council.
The Nooksack Tribe of Washington is going online in an attempt to fill two critical legal positions on the reservation.
Controversy is centering on the Nooksack Tribe, whose leaders are trying to remove 306 people from the rolls.
Native government actions that undermine confidence in justice and fairness add fuel to anti-Indian forces.
The Nooksack 306, a group of 306 people who are facing disenrollment, lost their strongest advocate when the tribal council disbarred Gabe Galanda and the Galanda Broadman firm.
The Washington tribe has apparently added 40 more people to the list of 306 who are already facing removal.
The tribal council disbarred prominent attorney Gabe Galanda, apparently without advance notice, leaving 306 disenrollees without a key advocate.
Michigan State University professor Matthew Fletcher, attorney Gabe Galanda, author Gyasi Ross and Michelle Roberts, who is facing removal from the Nooksack Tribe, discussed an issue affecting tribes nationwide.
A prominent coalition of activists, artists and at least one elected tribal leader joined a campaign aimed at putting an end to the controversial practice.
The Nooksack 306 are facing removal from the rolls but a tribal court judge said they can still exercise their voting rights.
The Guaridan Box draws from the artist's Nooksack and Chinese heritages.
Water levels will affect the survival of salmon and other fish that play a key role in tribal culture.
More than 300 people are facing removal
Hamilton Seymour, age 15, introduced First Lady Michelle Obama at the first-ever White House Tribal Youth Gathering last week.
With the federal courts and the Bureau of Indian Affairs unlikely to intervene, the National Native American Bar Association is calling on lawyers to address the situation.
The tribe must wait while 306 people challenge an ordinance that was approved by the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
The Bureau of Indian Affairs has approved the tribe's latest enrollment ordinance.
Roxanne Murphy, a member of the Nooksack Tribe who serves on the city council in Bellingham, came up with the idea.
Jenise Wright was remembered as a happy, outgoing girl who was always smiling and eager to make friends.
A 17-year-old neighbor of the family will be charged as adult for the murder of the young girl.
Tribe told to submit disenrollment ordinance to the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
Tribal court had put a stop to disenrollments but some people are receiving notices of removal.
A former employee of the Suquamish Tribe of Washington was sentenced to 15 months on embezzlement charges.
Members of the Nooksack Tribe of Washington elected two disenrollment supporters and two disenrollment opponents over the weekend.
Members of the Nooksack Tribe of Washington who are facing disenrollment plan to ask for a recount after Chairman Bob Kelly, who supports the removal effort, won re-election on Saturday.
Writer discusses the removal of 306 people from the Nooksack Tribe of Washington.
Attorney Jim Diamond discusses how an upcoming election could affect a disenrollment dispute within the Nooksack Tribe of Washington.
Michelle Roberts calls on the Obama administration to intervene in a disenrollment dispute within the Nooksack Tribe of Washington.
A disenrollment dispute within the Nooksack Tribe of Washington is a hot topic this election season.
The appellate court for the Nooksack Tribe of Washington has put a hold on disenrollment proceedings against 306 people.
Michelle Roberts accuses the Nooksack Tribe of Washington of committing genocide against her and her extended family.
KUOW reports on the damage caused to a historic Lummi Nation site by an energy company that wants to build a coal export terminal in Washington.
David Wilkins comments on the disenrollments within the Nooksack Tribe of Washington.
Writer looks at the disenrollment dispute within the Nooksack Tribe of Washington from a human rights angle.
Attorney Jared Miller discusses the disenrollment dispute within the Nooksack Tribe of Washington:
About a hundred people marched to protest the pending removal of 306 people by the Nooksack Tribe of Washington.