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Vizenor, Bevins take oath of office

White Earth Nation Chairwoman Erma J. Vizenor and District III Representative Kenneth "Gus" Bevins were administered the Oath of Office during the White Earth Nation Tribal Government Inauguration Friday, July 6, at the Shooting Star Casino Event Center in Mahnomen.

The Honorable Leo I. Brisbois, Magistrate Judge, District of Minnesota (Duluth) administered the Oath of Office to Chairwoman Vizenor. Judge Brisbois is a White Earth Nation descendant.

Bevins was administered the Oath of Office by former White Earth Nation Secretary-Treasurer Franklin "Bud" Heisler.

This is Vizenor's third four-year term as Chairwoman, and this is the fourth four-year term for Bevins.