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By Lou Stone 

Tribal censorship an ironic issue in expulsion

 


Local media were notified (Feb. 21) that “By a 8-6 vote, the Colville Business Council (CBC) today approved the expulsion of CBC Andrea George.”

CBC expulsions are authorized by the CBC Ethics Code and the Colville Tribal Constitution. Is the Ethics Code implemented ethically under the Law and Order Code?

For instance, can a council member be expelled for promoting the passage of the Ethics Code itself?

A few years ago, a tribal trial judge had already drunk the kool aid of consent-complicity by ruling to violate the Colville Tribal Law and Order Code Chapter 1-5-8, and Tribal Constitut...



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