Gabe Galanda: 'Tribal nationhood requires citizen civil rights protection'
'Fueled by per capita entitlements from a $35 billion gaming industry, politicians for over 90 — 15 percent of — tribal nations have disenrolled upwards of 10,000 citizens.'
by Gabe Galanda
The United Nations’ intercession in a human rights calamity on Nooksack tribal lands in northern Washington state spotlights an unacceptable truth: Tribal citizens are the only United States citizens not universally guaranteed civil rights protection.
Before 1776, Indigenous kinship societies did not honor individual…