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Elizabeth Sherman, the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe member who spearheaded the petition drive for removal of Secretary-Treasurer Michael Bongo asks the Tribal Council Wednesday to outright remove Bongo rather than go through a recall election. Pioneer Photo/Monte Draper

Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe: Tribal Council sets date for Bongo recall election

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Before a standing-room-only crowd at the Palace Casino Bingo Hall, the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Tribal Council voted 4-1 Wednesday morning to hold a recall election for Band members to decide whether Secretary-Treasurer Michael Bongo should be retained or removed from his position.


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