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Delegates at the White Earth Constitutional Convention vote on a motion to revise a clause in the constitution. The constitution was ratified Saturday by a 16-8 vote. (Jason Adkins/DL Newspapers)

White Earth delegates ratify new constitution

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MAHNOMEN - A 10-year process to remake government on the White Earth Reservation took a major step forward Saturday with the ratification of a new constitution in Mahnomen.


Delegates approved the draft document on a 16-8 vote at the end of the constitutional convention that was held in the Shooting Star Casino.

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