Nooksack Tribe http://nwpr.org en Nooksack Vote Shows Divide on Disenrollment Struggle http://nwpr.org/post/nooksack-vote-shows-divide-disenrollment-struggle <p></p><p>This past weekend’s election on the Nooksack reservation near Bellingham leaves an uncertain future for hundreds of its members.</p><p>The tribe is seeking to remove about 15 percent of its people.</p><p>As Liz Jones reports, this tribal disenrollment would be the largest in the state’s history.</p><p>Tribal members describe record turnout Saturday, as Nooksack voters weighed in on candidates for its governing council. More than 700 of the tribe’s 2,000 people voted.</p> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 00:38:52 +0000 Liz Jones 42944 at http://nwpr.org Nooksack Tribes Seeks to Cut 15% of Members http://nwpr.org/post/nooksack-tribes-seeks-cut-15-members <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The largest disenrollment of tribal members in Washington State is still moving forward, following a tribal court’s ruling this week.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Leaders of the </span>Nooksack<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Tribe near Bellingham want to cut ties with some 300 members, as Liz Jones reports.</span></p><p> Thu, 23 May 2013 00:42:15 +0000 kateyhibbett 27992 at http://nwpr.org