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White Earth Chairwoman delivers state of tribe

Erma Vizenor, the chairwoman of the White Earth Band of Ojibwe, gave the State of the Tribe address on Thursday.

Vizenor called on the tribe to stay united as she tackles some of the problems faced on the reservation like high unemployment and poverty. She asked tribal members to support plans for an urban casino in partnership with two other tribes and the state of Minnesota.

Vizenor is the first woman to lead the tribe. She defeated her longtime rival, former chairman and Darrell �Chip� Wadena, last year.

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