Lois Parshley, an award-winning investigative journalist at Grist, has a new article out today about the controversy over the mineral lease at the Manh Choh mine. Tribal officials and others have found what they allege is a series of questionable background deals, corruption, and self-serving arrangements by the former chief and current tribal leaders.

You can read the full article here. The story was produced by Grist and co-published with Alaska Public Media.

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