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Federal judge won't intervene in Meskwaki dispute

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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 16, 2003

A federal judge in Iowa dismissed a lawsuit regarding the Meskwaki Tribe's leadership.

The tribe's elected council asked the court to kick out a new council that was appointed by a traditional chief. But the judge said he has no jurisdiction over the matter.

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Judge says court has no say in Meskwaki Tribe dispute (AP 4/16)
Judge Dismisses Meskwaki Lawsuit (AP 4/15)

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