Former Ione Band chairman reports being stabbed at his home
Matt Franklin, the former chairman of the Ione Band of Miwok Indians of California said he was stabbed during a burglary of his home.

Franklin, who resigned his post in May, suffered some cuts to his body with a knife during the October 1 incident. He was alone at his home at the time.

Tribal members have accused Franklin of misusing tribal funds.

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Former Miwok leader reports being stabbed in home invasion (The Amador Ledger-Dispatch 10/15)