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Emotional election results announced during Tribal Assembly

After a break in the handshakes, hugs and back pats, Shawaan Jackson-Gamble was a little overwhelmed. The 21-year-old from Kake, currently a student at Northwest Indian College in Bellingham, Washington, was voted emerging leader Friday morning during the last day of Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska’s 84th annual Tribal Assembly.

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