Fremont County officials deny tribal leader's claims of mistreatment
September 23, 2020
Claims of systemic racism by the leader of the Northern Arapaho Tribe last week have caused pushback by county officials, especially regarding the treatment of COVID-positive transients.
Before a Wyoming legislative panel last week, Northern Arapaho Business Council Chairman Lee Spoonhunter accused the Fremont County Sheriff’s Office, the Fremont County Commission and Riverton’s SageWest Healthcare of mistreating tribal members.
All three entities bristled at the attack, calling the tribal leader’s statements outright falsehoods.