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Klamath Tribal council Stonewalls Tribal Membership at General Council Meeting

Security guards and metal detectors for members of the Klamath during a general council meeting on May 31, 2014.

Security guards and metal detectors for members of the Klamath during a general council meeting on May 31, 2014.

Security Guards and Metal Detectors for Tribal membership meeting

JUNE 2ND 2014

(Chiloquin, Oregon)Saturday May 31  A long awaited General Council meeting was held at the Klamath Tribes Administration building that had been originally scheduled for Saturday May 17. The original meeting was rescheduled when the Klamath Tribal Council misinformed the public regarding accusations of “threats” toward Tribal Council. According to Klamath Tribal Councils press release, “some Klamath Tribes members have been campaigning to organize a hostile takeover of the meeting. Threats included chaining and padlocking doors to force the Tribal Council and meeting attendees to remove Gentry from the council and to overturn the results of a recent referendum vote.” Read the rest of this entry

Klamath Tribal Members Protest “Celebratory” Signing of Agreement‏

Klamath protest 1APRIL 21 2014

(CHILOQUIN, OREGON) – U.S. Department of Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, State of Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber, State of California Governor Jerry Brown, Oregon Senator Ron Wyden, Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley, Klamath Tribes elected officials and Klamath Basin irrigators held a “celebratory” signing of the Upper Klamath Basin Comprehensive Agreement last Friday at Collier Park, 4 miles north of Chiloquin.  With strong support from Senator Wyden, he stated “I am going to introduce in the first few days of May, legislation in partnership with Senator Merkley to make this agreement law.” Read the rest of this entry