Twelve Tribes under scrutiny in Marshall Fire investigation

Source: CU Independent by Colie Dorfman June 29, 2022 The Twelve Tribes sect is currently under investigation for igniting one of the most destructive fires in Colorado state history. This expansive fire, later coined “The Marshall Fire”, set over 1,100 homes ablaze in Boulder County on Dec. 30, 2021–  a catastrophic event that would not be easily forgotten…

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“They are evil”: Ex-Twelve Tribes members describe child abuse, control inside religious cult

Source: The Denver Post Sect spotlighted by Marshall fire abuses children, exploits followers and teaches racism, former members say By SHELLY BRADBURY | sbradbury@denverpost.com | The Denver Post PUBLISHED: March 3, 2022  On a fall day in 1999, 19-year-old John I. Post packed up his birth certificate, Social Security card, state identification, favorite blanket and pictures of his family and…

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Neighbors at Marshall fire ground zero curious, relieved and angry over religious sect’s possible culpability

Source: Denver Gazette Carol McKinley Jan 5, 2022 Updated Feb 8, 2022 Neighbors at ground zero of Colorado’s most devastating wildfire traded stories of urgency, confusion, helplessness and anger as Old Marshall Road opened to the public for the first time Wednesday. Bob Gabriella, whose family was the first to build on the historic rural street in…

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Colorado fire December 2021

Colorado investigators believe a wildfire that devastated communities ahead of the new year could have stemmed from a shed fire on land occupied by members of fundamentalist Christian sect the Twelve Tribes. Here are links to media reports, more to come as investigation goes ahead Page loaded with links to articles about the fire https://www.newsbreak.com/news/2477180508248/marshall-fire-twelve-tribes-cult-boulder-update 17 January 2022: Well…

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Inside the CUI’s investigation of the Yellow Deli that uncovered its connection to cult-like behavior and child abuse

Source: CU Independent by Guest Writer December 11, 2019 It was a short, off-hand story from a classmate that lead us to a cult just above the Boulder Valley. My reporting partner Nicole Dorfman and I had set to find out what was going on in the Yellow Deli, a 24-hour deli and frequent study…

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Yellow Deli restaurant linked to organization accused of child abuse, CUI investigation finds

Source: CU Independent by Colie Dorfman December 11, 2019 You know your favorite late-night sandwich spot, the Yellow Deli? It’s tied to an organization with a deep history of physically abusing children and religious fundamentalism, a nine-month CU Independent investigation has found. Yellow Deli, the all-day, all-night Boulder cafe frequented by students has been open…

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Kate Wiseman interview on Phish female fans radio

PART 1 OF INTERVIEW aired on October 13, 2019 Content Warning: This episode contains true stories of severe abuse Part one- 12 Tribes Cult- Interview with Kate Wiseman (ex-member), daughter of Ed Wiseman, the co-founder of the 12 Tribes Cult. Hear Kate’s experience of being born, bred and raised within this cult for 30 years….

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