MONDAY, MAY 19, 2003 Voters of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma go to the polls on Saturday to choose a new principal chief. Incumbent Chad Smith is facing a challenge by former chief Joe Byrd and L.S. Fields and Robin Mayes. Byrd ran the tribe from 1995 to 1999, when he was defeated by Smith. Get the Story:
Present, past chief seek to lead Cherokees (AP 5/19) Relevant Links:
Cherokee Nation - http://www.cherokee.org
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