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The Politics of Being Cherokee

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In 1995, Jean Dugan was elected principal chief of the Eastern Band of Cherokees. She is the first woman to hold the position. Dugan restructured the tribal government and established stringent financial controls. Her predecessor was impeached on charges of misusing funds. In the fall 1999 election, she was upset in her bid for reelection.
Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 67 Issue 6, Nov 1999, p21-24, por