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BIA upholds RB election

Jerome Tharaud/Havre Daily News/[email protected]

Results of an election held on Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation in January have been accepted by the regional office of the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Some tribal members, including Chief Tribal Judge Gilbert Belgarde, had questioned whether the election was carried out properly. Belgarde sent the BIA a legal opinion arguing that the election results should be thrown out.

"The secretarial election has been approved," Jim Steele Sr., tribal operations specialist for the Rocky Mountain Re...


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