Candidates file to run for Fond du Lac tribal council
Candidates for three positions on the Fond du Lac of Lake Superior Chippewa's tribal council — including those for chairperson — have been announced.
The other two open positions for the council, also known as the Reservation Business Committee, are for representatives for the Cloquet and Brookston districts.
Wally Dupuis has been serving as the interim chairman in the absence of Karen Diver, the longtime tribal leader who resigned for a position in Washington with the Obama administration. She was named special assistant to the president for Native American affairs in November.
Candidates for chairperson are: Wayne Dupuis, Herb Fineday Jr., Daniel Zorichak, Michael J. Diver, Patricia Petite, Eugene Reynolds, Jeffrey S. Tibbetts, Kevin R. Dupuis Sr., Ricky W. Defoe and William L. DuFault Sr.