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Pala Band finalizes decision to remove 154 people from the rolls

The Pala Band of Mission Indians in California said its decision to remove 152 people from the rolls is final.

The tribe says it disenrolled a group of people who do not meet its enrollment requirements. The Bureau of Indian Affairs recommended against the decision but acknowledged it lacked authority over the tribe's internal matters.

Some of the individuals who were removed have filed a lawsuit in federal court.

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Tribe affirms decision to expel 154 members (The North County Times 6/19)

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