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2 Little Shell lawyers quit in frustration

 


Two Washington attorneys representing the Little Shell Chippewa Tribe in its effort to win federal recognition have resigned, and one faction in the tribal dispute says it is because of frustration with John Sinclair.

Sinclair, of Havre, claims to be the legitimate president of the tribe, as does John Gilbert of Great Falls. The two factions have been involved in a years-long verbal fight.

Co-counsel Heather Sibbison was quoted in a Saturday press release from the Gilbert faction as saying "my very great hope that you will somehow find a way to heal the many wounds so evident from the wri...



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