'Super Chief' Wadena loses White Earth election

Darrell "Chip" Wadena lost his bid to regain control of the White Earth Band of Ojibwe in Tuesday's closely watched election.

Wadena secured only 41 percent of the votes while Erma Vizenor won 59 percent. It is believed Vizenor is the first woman elected chair of the tribe.

Wadena, a former convict, had beaten Vizenor, a Harvard graduate, in the primary.

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