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Leech Lake, Red Lake Ojibwe bands moving on constitutional reform

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By Zach Kayser

Forum News Service

BEMIDJI, Minn. -- Tribal members of the White Earth Nation voted resoundingly Tuesday to adopt their own constitution and eventually split from the 80-year-old Minnesota Chippewa Tribe constitution that dictates the laws of many Ojibwe tribes in the state.

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