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(Cite as: 187 F.3d 645)

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NOTICE:  THIS IS AN UNPUBLISHED OPINION.(The Court's decision is referenced in a ?Table of Decisions Without Reported Opinions? appearing in the Federal Reporter. Use FI CTA8 Rule 28A, FI CTA8 IOP and FI CTA8 APP. I for rules regarding the citation of unpublished opinions.)

United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit.

UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff-Appellee,


William H. WEDDELL; Defendant,

Yankton Sioux TRIBE, Marty, South Dakota, Garnishee-Appellant.

No. 98-3170.

Submitted May 11, 1999.

Filed May 20, 1999.

Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of South Dakota.

Before MCMILLIAN, HEANEY, and FAGG, Circuit Judges.


*1 Yankton Sioux Tribe appeals the district court's denial of the Tribe's motion to dismiss the Government's postjudgment garnishment of a tribal employee under the Federal Debt Collection Procedures Act on the basis of the Tribe's sovereign immunity. Having reviewed the record and the parties' briefs, we are satisfied the district court's ruling that the Act waives the Tribe's sovereign immunity was correct. We also conclude that an extended discussion is not warranted. We thus affirm for the reasons stated by the district court. See 8th Cir. R. 47B.