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Oklahoma Tribal Chief Impeached Over Financial Improprieties


An Oklahoma tribal chief has been impeached after he faced questions regarding the use of his tribe's finances.

The United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians' Tribal Council voted 8-3 to impeach Principal Chief George Wickliffe on Tuesday, the Tulsa World ( ) reported.

Tribe Treasurer Ella Mae Worley had filed three charges of impeachment against Wickliffe earlier this month.


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