Navajo Nation leaders target of council hearings
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TUESDAY, MAY 13, 2003

Allegations of nepotism and other ethical lapses are the subject of public hearings being held by a Navajo Nation council committee this week.

The Gallup Independent reports that the probe began with an anonymous letter accusing Navajo President Joe Shirley Jr. and Vice President Frank Dayish Jr. of breaking the law. It stems, in part, from the hiring of the leaders' wives for paid positions.

Ervin Keeswood Sr., the chairman of the Government Services Committee, has subpoenaed several administration officials for hearings that will start tomorrow.

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