Entries from News Archive 2008 tagged with 'snoqualmie'

Column: Disparity lives on in Indian Country

"This is a tale of two Indian tribes. Both are tiny and poor. Both signed the same treaty 153 years ago, giving away the land where Seattle and King County now sit. And both, this month, have built something...

9th Circuit rebuffs Snoqualmie Tribe on sacred site

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission did not violate the religious rights of the Snoqualmie Tribe of Washington, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on Tuesday. The tribe challenged FERC's renewal of license for a power plant at the...

Judge asserts jurisdiction in Snoqualmie dispute

A federal judge says he has jurisdiction to hear a banishment case involving the Snoqualmie Tribe of Washington. The tribe banished nine people, including former chairman Bill Sweet and some of his political allies. Another 40 people were disenrolled....

Banished Snoqualmie members in federal court

A federal judge in Washington heard arguments on Tuesday over the banishment of nine members of the Snoqualmie Tribe. The banished members said tribe violated the Indian Civil Right Act by ousting them without due process. They said federal...

Eight banished from Snoqualmie Tribe file suit

Eight members of the Snoqualmie Tribe of Washington who were banished in April have filed a lawsuit in federal court. The plaintiffs include elected chairman Bill Sweet and some council members. They were removed by a group led by honorary...

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