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Red Lake Nation's ban of federal official draws criticism

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RED LAKE, Minn. -- Red Lake Tribal Secretary Donald Cook Sr. on Tuesday denied Chairman Floyd Jourdain Jr.'s assertion that Cook instigated the banning of the CEO of the Indian Health Service hospital at Red Lake from reservation lands.

"The issue came before the council because of numerous complaints of employees ... being terminated or removed from their positions," Cook said. "It wasn't like somebody instigated (the ban). He brought it upon himself."

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