Eight men are vying to become the next leader of the Hopi Tribe.
The tribe released the list of candidates Thursday, the day after petitions were due.
Hopi Chairman Le Roy Shingoitewa is seeking another term. His competitors include Vice Chairman Herman Honanie, former chief of staff Micah Loma'omvaya, and former vice chairmen Todd Honyaoma Sr. and Caleb Johnson.
The primary election is set for Nov. 6. The top two vote-getters will move on to the general election on Nov. 20.
Four people are running for the vice chairman's post.
About 8,000 Hopis live among 12 villages at three mesas in northern Arizona. Not all villages send representatives to the Tribal Council but maintain their own forms of government, some more progressive than others.
Copyright 2013 Associated Press. All rights reserved.
Saturday, August 30 2014 7:17 PM EDT2014-08-30 23:17:41 GMT
A nine-year-old girl accidentally shot and killed her instructor at a shooting range in Arizona earlier this week, and now people are wondering what the right age is for kids to be shooting guns. BuddyMore >>
After a nine year old girl accidentally shot and killed her instructor at a shooting range in Arizona, local shooting range owners and experienced shooters talk about safety measures when out shooting a gun.More >>
Friday, August 29 2014 4:33 PM EDT2014-08-29 20:33:42 GMT
South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal wreck on Gun Range Road, between Wire Road and Highway 1.Troopers responded just after 1 p.m, according to the SCHP database.Additional details areMore >>
The Aiken Co. Coroner's Office confirmed Willis L. Purvis, 55, was returning home on his Suzuki motorcycle when he lost control of it, and was ejected. More >>
3933 Washington Road
Augusta, GA 30907