Skagit County GOP Makes Stealth Attack on Tribal Sovereignty

The Skagit County GOP (of Washington State) has again issued a platform calling for serious infringement of tribal sovereignty. This is a less obviously anti-Indian platform than the 2000 version that was eventually passed at the state level, but its effects–having the DOI guarantee representation of non-Indians in tribal governments–would be similar.

Here’s a well-researched bulletin on the subject from Borderlands Research and Education: Bulletin – 2012 Skagit GOP Plank

And the platform itself is located on page 3 of this document: Skagit GOP Platform 2012