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Darrell G. Seki

Seki wins election for Red Lake chairman

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RED LAKE, Minn. -- After a decade-long reign, Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians Tribal Chairman Floyd "Buck" Jourdain will be relinquishing his title. Former tribal treasurer Darrell G. Seki will succeed Jourdain as chairman.

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Seki's victory of 1,907 votes versus Jourdain's 1,284 in Tuesday’s election wasn't a surprise to the current chairman.

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Crystal Dey
Crystal Dey covers crime, courts, tribal relations and social issues for The Bemidji Pioneer. 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.
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