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• • SD lawmakers approve new 35 voting districts (Native American Times ) 10/26/11

• • Cherokee Freedmen encouraged by election of new chief (The Los Angeles Times) 10/12/11

• • Cherokee Supreme Court strikes down agreement brokered on freedmen vote (Associated Press) 10/11/11

• • Cherokee Nation: unofficial tally shows challenger with insurmountable lead in chief vote (The Republic) 10/11/11

• • Oklahoma tribe announces additional voting dates for principal chief election (The Republic) 09/30/11

• • APNewsBreak: judge reopens voting in Cherokee race (The Boston Globe) 09/27/11

• • Federal judge: Cherokees in contempt of court (The Muskogee Phoenix) 09/26/11

• • Slave descendents get Cherokee voting rights, possible tribal inclusion: war 'still not over' (The Republic) 09/21/11

• • Navajos eye Ariz. congressional district as Hopi leader says it makes sense to share district (The Washington Post) 09/15/1

• • Freedmen eye lawsuit in federal court over Cherokee election (Indianz.com) 08/30/11

• • Cherokee court orders manual recount of ballots (Claremore Daily Progress) 07/12/11


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