, Muskogee, OK

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November 3, 2012

Three competing to be UKB leader

Tribe’s election is Monday


United Keetowah Band chief candidates

Meet Dallas Proctor

OFFICE SOUGHT: United Keetoowah Band of Cherokees chief

AGE: 60.

HOMETOWN: Colcord, Bull Hollow.

OCCUPATION: Mechanic and a carpenter, home builder.

EDUCATION: Kansas High School, Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology, Okmulgee.

FAMILY: Wife, Sharon, four children, 10 grandchildren.

CHURCH: Night Hawk Native American Church.

Meet Donna McIntosh Shockley

OFFICE SOUGHT: United Keetoowah Band of Cherokees chief

AGE: 57.

HOMETOWN: Ochelata.

OCCUPATION: Has been with the Army and Air Force exchange service, court advocate, domestic violence and sexual violence response professional.

EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree in social work, Northeastern State University. Seeking master’s degree in criminal justice.

FAMILY: Two daughters, nine grandchildren, one great-grandchild, another great-grandchild on the way.

CHURCH: Ochelata Baptist Church.

Meet George Wickliffe

OFFICE SOUGHT: United Keetoowah Band of Cherokees chief

OCCUPATION: Educator, chief of United Keetoowah Band of Cherokees.

EDUCATION: Sequoyah Indian Vocational School, Bachelor of Science in education, Northeastern State University; Master of Science in secondary school administration advanced school administration study, University of Tulsa; and school business finance, Pittsburg State University.

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