JERRY SEKAYUMPTEWA, SR., et al., Plaintiffs, v. KENNETH SALAZAR, United States Secretary of the Interior, et al., Defendants.
Jerry Sekayumptewa Sr., who voted to nullify the election results, was removed from his Council job by Mishongnovi Kikmongwi Vernon Sieweyumptewa. Sieweyumptewa, who had appointed Sekayumptewa, wrote a letter to the Council removing Sekayumptewa because he did not feel Sekayumptewa was voting in the best interests of his village.
The seven council members voting against the measure were Archie Dewahoyeoma, Leon Koruh, Jerry Sekayumptewa Sr., Davis Pecusa, Kingston Honahni Sr., Eugene Kaye and Alvin Chaca. Hopi Councilman Ambrose Namoki Sr. abstained and Hopi Councilwoman Alene Garcia was absent.
I am an Assistant United States Attorney for the District of Arizona and ... and Jerry Sekayumptewa, Sr. via regular and certified U.S. Mail on March 8,
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Sekayumptewa et al v. Salazar et al, Case No. 3:11-cv-08005 in the Arizona District Court.
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But there is much work to be done. And we cannot do it alone. Where we once found comfort and security on our remote homeland, we must today reach out and seek partnerships with government agencies, tribal nations and private investors.