Tag Archives: Nooksack Tribal Court

Nooksack Update: Interior Threatens Reassumption; State Court Asserts PL 280 Jurisdiction

Downloads(PDF): 12-9-16 Letter from HUD Director to Robert Kelly, Jr. 12-13-16 Letter from Director Mary Smith to Robert Kelly, Jr 12-21-16 State Superior Court Order Granting Motion for Temporary Restraining Order 12-22-16 Tribal Court Order Following Show Cause Hearing 12-23-16 … Continue reading

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Nooksack Begins Disenrollee Evictions

Downloads (PDF): Order Allowing Entry, Order of Eviction and Writ of Restitution Rejected Answer to Complaint for Unlawful Detainer (pro se answer also rejected) Rejected Notice of Appearance Complaint for Unlawful Detainer Links: Rejected motion, Complaint, Nooksack posts

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Nooksack Update — Disenrollment Reconsideration; Kelly Letter to BIA; Whatcom County Materials

Here are the reconsideration materials: Omnibus Written Disenrollment Reconsideration Request Nooksack Disenrollee TANF Denial Letter Nooksack Disenrollee Declaration re TANF Denial Nooksack Disenrollee Declaration re Medical Presciption Denial Nooksack Disenrollee Declaration re Elder Health Care Denial Nooksack Disenrollee Declaration re … Continue reading

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Nooksack Update — “Tribe” Response to NICS and State Court Matters

Here are new pleadings and orders: Nooksack Indian Tribe v NICS Order on Preliminary Injunction Whatcom County Superior Court Nooksack Indian Tribe’s Reply In Support of Motion to Vacate Order Domesticating Foreign Judgment and Quash or Bar Execution and Enforcement … Continue reading

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Drama at Nooksack

Here is “Emotions run high as woman faces eviction from Nooksack tribal land.”

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Turtle Talk Poll Results — Nooksack Disenrollments

Few Turtle Talk readers support disenrolling the so-called Nooksack 306. The vast majority of TT readers think Nooksack should hold elections before disenrollments. There is a wide variety of opinions on which forum should resolve the disputes.   Question: Should the … Continue reading

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Nooksack Update

Kelly v. Kelly (Nooksack Tr. Ct.): Kelly v. Kelly Rejected Second Amended Complaint Belmont v. Kelly (Nooksack Ct. App.): Rejected Declarations Re Nooksack Member Voting Rights Nooksack Indian Tribe v. NICS (Nooksack Tr. Ct.): Response to Order to Show Cause … Continue reading

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Washington Court Registers Judgment against Nooksack Police Chief under State Uniform Enforcement of Foreign Judgments Act

Here are the materials in In re Gabriel Galanda v. Nooksack Tribal Court (Wash. Super. Ct. — Whatcom County): Bree Blackhorse Declaration Rory Lee Gilliland Declaration Betty Leathers Letter Whatcom County Superior Court Minute Order

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Update in Galanda v. Nooksack Tribal Court and Related Cases

Here: galanda-broadman-response-re-nooksack-supreme-court in-re-gabriel-galanda-v-nooksack-tribal-court-tribal-court-of-appeals-motion-for-show-cause-order-re-contempt in-re-gabriel-galanda-v-nooksack-tribal-court-whatcom-county-superior-court-petition-for-entry-of-foreign-judgment rabang-v-romero-tribal-court-complaint

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Nooksack Tribal Court TRO Against Northwest Intertribal Court System; Nooksack Forms Tribal Supreme Court

Here is the order in Nooksack Indian Tribe v. Northwest Intertribal Court System (Nooksack Tribal Court): order-granting-nit-tro-against-nics Prior posts in this matter here and here. Here are pleadings in a matter captioned In re Orders Entered by Nooksack Tribal Court … Continue reading

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