Weather Forecast

Past Red Lake Tribal Chairman Floyd "Buck" Jourdain Jr. introduced Darrell Seki Sr. as Chairman at the 2014 inauguration ceremony in Red Lake on Tuesday. CRYSTAL DEY | BEMIDJI PIONEER

RED LAKE: Seki starts on high note; Hundreds turn out for inauguration ceremony

Email News Alerts

RED LAKE -- “Whoo!”

That was the first thing Darrell Seki Sr. said after he was introduced as the new tribal chairman for the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians on Tuesday.


Seki was sworn in at a public inauguration ceremony on the closed reservation at the Red Lake Humanities Center before hundreds of his constituents and band members.

Get the full story
Subscribe or Log In

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? Activate your account.

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us or call (218) 333-9200 and we can help you.

Crystal Dey
Crystal Dey covers crime, courts, tribal relations and social issues for The Bemidji Pioneer in Bemidji, Minnesota. Originally from Minnesota’s Iron Range, Dey has worked for the Echo Press in Alexandria, Minnesota, The Forum in Fargo, North Dakota, The Tampa Tribune in Tampa, Florida, the Hartford Courant in Hartford and West Hartford News in West Hartford, Connecticut. Dey studied Mass Communications at Minnesota State University Moorhead with an emphasis in Online Journalism. Follow Crystal Dey on Twitter @Crystal_Dey.
(218) 333-9200 x343