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Tribe asks BIA to void election


April 12, 2002

The marchers took the bald eagle circling over them as a sign that they would prevail in their protest Thursday of a recent secretarial election at Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation.

The group, which calls itself the Chippewa Cree Grassroots People, got what it came for. After a quarter-mile march in protest of the March 6 election, the 150 or so Rocky Boy residents crammed into the Chippewa Cree tribal council meeting room to ask that a resolution be passed to rescind the results of the election.

By a 7-0 vote one council member was absent and another, Duncan Standing Rock, abstained the trib...

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