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Cheewa James, 15 family members question being disenrolled from tribe

Cheewa James and 15 family members have been disenrolled from the Modoc Nation, formerly known as the Modoc Tribe of Oklahoma. James, 80, who lives near Sacramento, has been a high-profile advocate for the Oklahoma Modocs, a Tribe based in Miami, Oklahoma. A Modoc descendant, she has written “Modoc: The Tribe That Wouldn’t Die”; worked as a seasonal ranger at Lava Beds National Monument, site of the key battles of the 1872-73 Modoc War; was a television anchorwoman and reporter in Northern California and Southern Oregon; and narrated a recently released self-guided audio tour of Modoc War sites.

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2/15/2020

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