Tribal Leader Says He Witnessed Aggressive Outbursts by Keith Harper; Others Affirm Support for Human Rights Nominee
“NCAI needs to wake up and get things right,” Good Bear says. “Harper is not a man of character and [he] exhibits no moral or ethical integrity.”
Several tribes and organizations that sent letters of support to the Foreign Relations Committee before the allegations were made public are taking time to reassess their positions.
“Majel Russell is under contract with our tribe, so I will visit her on this, and she’s a good attorney for us,” says Tex Hall, chairman of the Three Affiliated Tribes.
“If it’s true, it sure is not good,” says Julie Kitka, president of the Alaska Federation of Natives. “I will let the process move forward and see questions raised. I am sure it will be a thorough vetting.”
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