Press Statements

THE AHONTOAYS BAND released the following open statement for use by the media and others to bring awareness of the nature of the litigation and to counter the misinformation spread by the opposing parties in the ligitation, Mike Gopher, Phyllis Parker, and Charles Walking Child.  PRESS STATEMENT

THE AHONTOAYS BAND releases information on the 1992 Bear Claw Tribe, Inc. Congressional Claim of Mike Gopher, Phyllis Parker, Charles Walking Child and others here, BEAR CLAW I, and BEAR CLAW II.

The Band President, MELINDA GOPHER, states the opposing parties in the 13 star flag litigation misled the local court as to their proper tribal status, and caused a mistrial: she has since moved for summary judgment.