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Bank not allowed to close Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes account

A judge in Oklahoma won't let a bank close accounts held by the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes, The Native Times reports.

Judge Doug Haught said closing the accounts would basically force him to decide who is the legitimate leader of the tribe. Gov. Janice Prairie-Chief Boswell and Lt. Gov. Leslie Wandrie-Harjo have been fighting for control for more than two years.

The accounts for the tribe hold more than $6.4 million.

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