Jicarilla Apache Nation looks to eliminate more than 200 employees

The Jicarilla Apache Nation of New Mexico has passed a resolution that could result in the elimination of over 200 jobs.

The resolution calls for each tribal entity to eliminate three full-time positions within six months. The resolution reportedly states that non-tribal members will be the first to lose their jobs.

"This hasn’t ever been done in the history of the Nation for either members or non-members," spokesperson Leon K. Reval told The Rio Grande Sun.

Some positions are exempt, like those that were funded by federal or state funds.

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