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New Fond du Lac Band chairman sets priorities

The Fond du Land Band of Ojibwe in Minnesota swore in a new chairman on Tuesday.

Peter Defoe is the tribe's first new chairman in 16 years. He has previously served 16 years as secretary-treasurer.

Defoe said he would work to improve housing on the reservation, create an assisted-care living facility for seniors and expand the tribe's casino and hotel.

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New chairman of Fond du Lac reservation takes office (The Duluth News-Tribune 7/14)
Tribe elects new chairman (The St. Paul Pioneer Press 7/14)