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By Michael Barrett

Representatives sworn in at Red Lake Tribal Council Meeting - P5


Red Lake Tribal Chairman Floyd "Buck" Jourdain presents outgoing Ponemah Representative Glenda Martin with RED LAKE - Today, at the Red Lake Tribal Council Regular meeting, newly elected and re-elected members of the Red Lake Tribal Council were officially sworn into office.

Newly elected Ponemah Representative, Randy "Jiggs" Kingbird took the oath of office, given by Red Lake Tribal Chairman Floyd "Buck" Jourdain. Kingbird defeated Glenda Martin in the May 2012 Elections and will serve a 4-year term.

Martin was the first female representative ever elected in Ponemah.

Re-elected members of the May Election, Allen Pemberton and Richard Barrett Sr. were also sworn into office. They will also each serve 4-year terms.

Still undecided is the race between incumbent Red Lake Representative Donald "Dude" May and challenger Lee Lussier, which will be decided a few weeks down the road in a special run-off election.


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