Lac Vieux Desert council members arrested in leadership dispute
All nine council members for the Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians of Michigan were arrested on Wednesday, Fox News reports.

The council members refused to swear in a new chairman and a new treasurer. They were arrested and taken to a county jail, where they are being held without bond.

In June, tribal members ousted seven people from the council. The losing candidates refused to recognize the results of the election, resulting in a lawsuit in tribal court.

A judge ordered a new election to take place October 23 and ordered the new chairman and treasurer to be seated.

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