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Grand Ronde Tribes to disenroll 86 descendants of treaty signer


The descendants of a chief who was put to death barely a year after he signed a key treaty can be removed from the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde in Oregon, a judge ruled on Tuesday.

Chief Tumulth joined the 1855 Willamette Valley Treaty that promised a reservation for the Cascade, Kalupuya, Shasta and other people. But since his family didn't immediately move there before or after he was "wrongly executed" in 1856, his descendants are not eligible for membership, CTGR Judge David Shaw determined.


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