Northern Cheyenne Tribe in leadership dispute

The Bureau of Indian Affairs has rejected an attempt to oust the president and vice president of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe of Montana.

The BIA said a special council session was not properly called. In that July 19 meeting, president Eugene Little Coyote and vice president Rick Wolf Name were removed from office.

The ouster attempt stems from some sort of altercation between Little Coyote and Wolf Name at the tribal headquarters. Although few details have been released, both men were arrested and charged with disorderly conduct in tribal court.

Little Coyote and Wolf Name now have restraining order against each other. When Little Coyote recently called a council meeting, he was the only one present.

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Northern Cheyenne tribal ouster attempt misfires (The Billings Gazette 8/1)

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