Roland Ware, who has attended Chief Leschi Schools since kindergarten, just found out that he can’t attend this year, because he’s not enrolled in a recognized tribe. Next to him in the living room of the family home in Tacoma are his mom, Breanna McNeece, who is of Cherokee heritage, and her boyfriend, Jeff Etue.
Roland Ware, who has attended Chief Leschi Schools since kindergarten, just found out that he can’t attend this year, because he’s not enrolled in a recognized tribe. Next to him in the living room of the family home in Tacoma are his mom, Breanna McNeece, who is of Cherokee heritage, and her boyfriend, Jeff Etue. Peter Haley phaley@thenewstribune.com
Roland Ware, who has attended Chief Leschi Schools since kindergarten, just found out that he can’t attend this year, because he’s not enrolled in a recognized tribe. Next to him in the living room of the family home in Tacoma are his mom, Breanna McNeece, who is of Cherokee heritage, and her boyfriend, Jeff Etue. Peter Haley phaley@thenewstribune.com

Chief Leschi school purges dozens of students not enrolled in a tribe

August 27, 2016 05:08 PM

UPDATED August 28, 2016 08:11 PM

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