Red Lake Nation News - Babaamaajimowinan (Telling of news in different places)

By TJ Nelson 

Former Secretary-Treasurer Being Sued By White Earth Reservation Business Committee

Mason is among 15 candidates running for tribal chairperson

 

April 15, 2019

WHITE EARTH RESERVATION, MN - White Earth Reservation Business Committee is suing Tara Mason in tribal court.

Court documents accuse the former Secretary-Treasurer of misappropriation of tribal funds for the failed Star Lake Casino project.

Mason is accused of creating a non-tribal owned entity to pay $3.3 million for land with tribal funds.

The lawsuit says the title for the property was not provided to the White Earth Band of Ojibwe.

The suit seeks unspecified damages.

Mason is among 15 candidates running for tribal chairperson.



 

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