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Big Eagle, former Crow Creek chairman, loses appeal in bribery case

January 10, 2013 in The Daily Republic

“Big Eagle said ‘hi,’ and then walked around the lunch table to stand directly behind McClatchey’s (11-year-old) daughter, facing McClatchey. Big Eagle put his hands on McClatchey’s daughter’s shoulders, looked McClatchey directly in the eyes and said ‘you’re going to play ball with us, aren’t you, Craig?'”
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Court to hear Big Eagle appeal next month

September 28, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Big Eagle’s conviction stems from two incidents, one in 2005 and another in 2008, in which tribal officials took kickbacks from contractors they hired with federal funds. Continue Reading

Big Eagle appeals conviction

April 25, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Lawyer claims evidence of other conspiracies should not have been admitted during trial.
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Sazue re-elected as Crow Creek chairman

April 23, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Brandon Sazue Sr. wore a wire and testified against other tribal leaders in federal corruption trial. Continue Reading

Big Eagle appeals bribery convictions; no record of reporting to prison

January 3, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Former Crow Creek Sioux Tribe Chairman Duane Big Eagle has appealed his federal criminal convictions. Continue Reading

In wake of corruption, Crow Creek soldiers on

September 3, 2011 in The Daily Republic

FORT THOMPSON Peter Lengkeek is well aware of the problems, many self-inflicted, that have plagued the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe in recent years.
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