Nooksack Members Battle Council Over Recall, Disenrollment, Judge’s Firing

(May 12, 2016, 8:27 AM EDT) -- DEMING, Wash. — A Nooksack Indian Tribe council member sued the other seven council members April 25 in the Tribal Court, seeking to halt an election to recall her from her position (Carmen S. Tageant v. Robert Kelly, et al., No. 2016-CI-CL-003, Nooksack Tribal).

(Complaint available. Document #96-160513-070C.)

In a related case, a woman who is among more than 300 Nooksack tribal members fighting a council measure seeking to disenroll them from the tribe filed a petition for writ of mandamus with the Nooksack Tribal Court...
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