“Enforcement of the Indian Civil Rights Act of 1968”
burning of Red Lake Chairman Roger Jourdain's house along with other property. I believe about 13 buildings were burned and, unfortunately, two deaths occurred.__________
1980: The Red Lake Council passed a resolution barring the news media from the reservation.
1982: Another resolution barring the news media was passed. Also in 1982, a BIA consultant reported, "The Red Lake court has never had a jury trial and juries were not being provided, even when requested by parties."  Around that time, an
Reply of Superintendent, Red Lake Agency to Commission
as Exhibit 5 to the Portland Hearing, supra note
139-43. A federal court hearing claims arising from these
describes in detail what it calls "the events on the day of the
uprising" in Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians v. United States,
800 F.2d 1187, 1188-91 (D.C. Cir 1986). See also
Testimony of the
Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians, printed in Washington D.C.
note 4 at 321, 327, where the tribe takes issue with this