Group is protesting Rocky Boy election


Chippewa Cree Grassroots People is circulating a petition opposing an election scheduled for Tuesday at Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation.

The petition supports seeking an injunction against the secretarial election, said Russell Standing Rock, spokesman for the group.

"It's against the election and in support of the injunction to stop the secretarial election," he said.

Standing Rock said he plans to seek an injunction Monday in tribal court.

The election asks tribal members to adopt several proposed changes to the Chippewa Cree constitution and bylaws. According to federal law, the Bureau of...

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