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Tribal chairman disputes property claim


The chairman of the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation said Tuesday that a “notice” published in The Star last week by Lola Campbell warning that she intends to take over a dwelling in Canada owned by the Arrow Lakes Aboriginal Society, has no legal force or effect.

“This ‘notice’ is based on the false premise that the Society’s Vallican property in British Columbia was purchased for the Campbell family,” Chairman Michael E. Marchand said. “The fact is that the property was purchased for the benefit of all Sinixt people, and Ms. Campbell has no right whatsoever...

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