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?'”
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
April 25, 2012 in The Daily Republic
Lawyer claims evidence of other conspiracies should not have been admitted during trial.
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
January 3, 2012 in The Daily Republic
Former Crow Creek Sioux Tribe Chairman Duane Big Eagle has appealed his federal criminal convictions. Continue Reading
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.