FROM THE ARCHIVE

DOI meeting with Meskwaki Tribe canceled

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FRIDAY, JUNE 20, 2003

Department of Interior officials won't meet with the Meskwaki Tribe of Iowa to discuss the tribe's ongoing leadership dispute because one faction has decided not to attend.

A meeting, arranged by Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), was set to take place today. The elected tribal council was advised against it, a spokesperson said, citing ongoing court-ordered mediation.

Get the Story:
Senators play role in tribal dispute (The Des Moines Register 6/20)

Relevant Links:
Meskwaki Tribe Litigation, 8th Circuit Court of Appeals - http://www.ca8.uscourts.gov/casino.html

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