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Longtime Nez Perce leader new chairman of fish commission

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McCoy Oatman, a member of the Nez Perce Tribe's executive committee and a tribal fisherman, has been appointed chairman of the Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission. Oatman, who served as a commissioner for a year and a half, will replace Rebecca Miles, who stepped down to become Nez Perce Tribe's executive director.