Group questions Sault Tribe's museum purchase
Members of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians are questioning the purchase of a museum property in St. Ignace, Michigan.

The tribe's board of directors agreed to buy the Fort DuBuade museum property for about $700,000. Under the terms of the deal, the city will retain ownership of the museum and its collection.

Charles Adams Jr., a tribal member who lives in Nevada, and some of his associates oppose the arrangement. They plan to make it an issue in the tribe's 2008 election.

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Nevada dissident confirms challenge to Sault Tribe board (The Soo Evening News 4/16)

Relevant Links:
Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians - http://www.sootribe.org
Sault Tribe Times, independent site - http://www.saulttribetimes.com

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