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Council from Hopi Tribe votes against water rights settlement

Leaders of the Hopi Tribe of Arizona voted against a water rights settlement.

The council voted 11-4 to oppose S.2109, the Navajo-Hopi Little Colorado River Water Rights Settlement Act. The bill would settle the tribe's claims to the Little Colorado River in Arizona.

The vote, however, won't affect the stance of Chairman LeRoy Shingoitewa, who says he supports the settlement.

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Hopi lawmakers vote on water rights legislation (AP 6/19)
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