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Navajo attorney general to review nepotism case
Friday, July 11, 2003

Navajo Nation Attorney General Louis Denetsosie will conduct a preliminary review into charges of nepotism among top tribal officials, The Gallup Independent reports.

A council committee has asked for an outside investigation into the charges against President Joe Shirley Jr. and Vice President Frank Dayish Jr. They are accused of wrongfully hiring relatives, including their wives.

Denetsosie said a preliminary review is needed before acting on the request.

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Navajo AG to review alleged presidential nepotism case (The Gallup Independent 7/10)

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