Embattled Ute Mountain Ute chairman resigns

The chairman of the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe of Colorado resigned on Monday amid a petition seeking his recall.

Selwyn Whiteskunk entered office just nine months ago. Since then, he was arrested and charged with domestic violence. He was also arrested on drunk driving charges.

Vice Chairman Manuel Heart will run the tribe until an election can be held.

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Ute Mountain Ute chairman resigns (The Durango Herald 8/2)
Tribal chairman resigns (The Cortez Journal 8/2)

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