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Pasqua Yaqui Tribe of Arizona

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The tribe is refusing to release a tribal roll sought by members trying to recall the tribal chairman and other officials, recall supporters say. Recall leaders need the signatures of 2,443 of the tribe's 10,400 members to force the election, said Amelia Cordova, who is heading up the campaign. To do that, they say they need a list of members. Recall leaders say they are unhappy with how the tribe has awarded construction contracts for its second casino, and what they claim are excessive payments to an attorney representing the tribe. The recall targets Chairman Robert Valencia and six council members. Valencia did not return a phone call from The Associated Press seeking comment. Cordova said recall supporters have until Nov. 21 to gather the signatures.

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