Storm Damage Affects Quapaw Tribe

By Gretchen Bolander

Published 04/28 2014 07:06PM

Updated 04/28 2014 08:57PM

QUAPAW, OK.--- The Quapaw Tribe was directly impacted by the damage. Several commercial properties owned by the tribe were destroyed. The homes of about 30 tribal members were damaged by the storm. Tribe Chairman John Berrey says crews are already working to clear the rubble and start the process of rebuilding.

"We've got the insurance adjustor coming and we're taking a lot of pictures. You know we're just fortunate that there weren't more injuries and deaths here. Stuff can be replaced," said John Berrey, Quapaw Tribe Chairman. 

There were a total of 50 to 60 structures throughout Quapaw damaged by the tornado.

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