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Dry Creek tribal leader vows to reclaim post


The Bureau of Indian Affairs says the disputed recall of Dry Creek Rancheria Chairman Harvey Hopkins is an internal matter for the tribe to sort out. But on Thursday, a defiant Hopkins insisted he is still the legitimate head of the tribe, which runs River Rock, Sonoma County's only Indian casino. “I am still the chairman,” he said. “Clearly, I haven't given up my seat.”