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Skabewis 10-21-2008 02:30 PM

NW Minnesota White Earth Chippewa writing new criminal code
 
White Earth, Minnesota (AP)

Tribal leaders of the White Earth Band of Chippewa are writing a new criminal code to replace state law for members of the band.

The White Earth Reservation crosses three counties. That means three sheriff’s offices are responsible for law enforcement on the northwestern Minnesota reservation. Over the years, the agreement has caused tension between county and tribal governments.



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