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Video of Hawaiians’ future: Indian families “disenrolled”, homes bulldozed
By Selected News Articles @ 12:43 AM :: 12199 Views :: Akaka Bill

RELATED>>>Akaka Bill Preview: Tribes Boot Members Keep Loot

In Hawaii, disenrollments start before tribe is formed: More than 73% of Hawaiians not "Qualified" for membership in Akaka Tribe

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Oneida Tribe (NY) shows future of Hawaiian Homelands under control of the Akaka Tribe: 14 families disenrolled, homes demolished, because they protested against tribal leader.



A tribal housing inspector and armed tribal policeman forcibly entered the home of Vicky Schenandoah without a search warrant.  Earlier Vicky Schenandoah's sister Danielle and Uncle had their home demolished.  Her Uncle had his home and all of its contents demolished while he was laying in a hospital bed after suffering a stroke.

NewStandard: Oneida Indians Move to Unseat Casino Boss

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Pechanga Tribe Temecula, CA Stop Tribal Disenrollments:


“Indian Civil Rights Act will never give a private person a right of action against an Indian Tribe”

LA Weekly: Tribal Flush: Pechanga People "Disenrolled" en Masse

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Robinson Rancheria Santa Rosa band of Cahuilla Indians

Disenrollment of 25% of tribe "It's not a popularity contest.  It seems is "purely political and if they don't like you, you're out."  

Read all about it!!   Indian disenrollments a statewide, nationwide issue



Jamul Indian Village

Tribal Police use metal batons and pepper spray to evict long time residents to build a casino

Read all about it!!




Oneida Nation

Tribal officials demolish homes of  traditional Indians that oppose current leadership.

Read all about it!!


..Te-Moak Shoshone Former Tribal Chairman:"So these things are some of the things that are happening on reservations, its all about corruption..."

Read all about it!!








Former Tribal Councilman:

"These people are taking on ways that don't belong to us..."

Read all about it!!

Debra Faria, Las Vegas PaiuteLas Vegas Paiutes

Prior to the disenrollment vote, someone in the tribe used whiteout to alter or obliterate the blood records of the ousted Paiutes.

Read all about it!!





Isleta Pueblo Tribe           Former Lt. Governor:

"I never dreamed our own government would do something like this,"

Read all about it!!


Santa Rosa Rancheria

"There are people on Indian reservations that are afraid of their leaders, because their power is unchecked,"

Read all about it!!



Mooretown Rancheria

Former Tribal Chairwoman:

"It just seems like it's family against family. There's so much politics and greed."

Read all about it!!

Cold Springs Rancheria

Former Tribal Chairman:

"Hold accountable the tribes who lied to the people of California

Read all about it!!





Redding Rancheria

Former Tribal Chairman exposes corrupt tribal officials

Read all about it!!


89 year-old Tribal Elder:

"Now we call them casino people, because they are getting the money. They’re not like they use to be." 

Read all about it!!

Laytonville Rancheria

Former Tribal Chairman:

"They don't have to pull the trigger themselves, they just have to let the tribes do their own ethnic cleansing." 

Read all about it!!


Enterprise Rancheria

Read what Enterprise Rancheria Tribal Officials didn't want you to know  Read all about it!!


Table Mtn. Rancheria

Tribal officials cheat their sons, daughters, brothers, sisters and cousins out of their heritage 

Read all about it!!




Guidiville Rancheria

Former Tribal Chairman:

"Our identity, our heritage, our culture and history is being ripped apart from our being."

Read all about it!!


Pinoleville Rancheria

"The Lost Tribe"

Read all about it!!



Narragansett Tribe

Former Tribal Councilwoman claims the removal is retaliation for questioning how a $1-million payment from Harrah's Entertainment was spent. Read all about it!!

Mashpee Wampanoag: Tribe members 'shunned' no more

Cherokee Freedman

Cherokee's broken promise, fail to honor their own treaty

Read all about it!!






Picayune Rancheria

Rival tribal members backed by casino investor terrorize 84

year-old Tribal Chairwoman in a coup d'etat.

200 supporters stripped of their tribal membership.         

Read all about it!!

Coushatta Tribe

" We did not know at the time that in order for him to increase the per capita that meant he was going to remove his own people from the rolls." Read all about it!!







California Valley Miwok Tribe

Three member Tribe disenrolls its former tribal chairman

Read all about it!!

San Pasqual Reservation  -- "A minority is trying to run the majority of the tribe, and that doesn't work in a democracy," Read all about it!!

Berry Creek Rancheria

Disputed members say the reason their membership has been called into question relates to gaming revenue. 

Read all about it!!

Terminated Uintas

"Out of all the tribes who were victims of the first wave of congressional termination bills, the Uintas remain as the only unrestored tribe,"

Read all about it!!

Pit River Tribe

"Our members are stepping forward ... and our government is turning a deaf ear. And the people that are doing the threatening are in our government," she said.

Read all about it!!





Ordinary people who love their Nooksack Tribal heritage seek justice by

exposing Corruption within the Nooksack Tribal Council and Nooksack

River Casino. Read all about it!!




Minnesota Mdewakanton Dakota Oyate Litigation Wolfchild, et al. v. United States Read all about it


“In a majority of disenrollment cases, however, some tribal officials are, without any concern for human rights, tribal traditions or due process, arbitrarily and capriciously disenrolling tribal members as a means to solidify their own economic and political bases and to winnow out opposition families who disapprove of the direction the tribal leadership is headed.”  David E. Wilkins, Lumbee, professor of American Indian studies at the University of Minnesota

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