INTERVIEWS 3 – Investigative Reports Byrd Administration investigating Mankiller Administration?

Report of Interview l0/25/95 at Tahlequah

Gwen Grayson
515 Shawnee, Tahlequah

Ms. Grayson’s son, Eric, answered the door and asked why I
wanted to speak with is[sic] other[sic]. He then said she wasn’t home.
while I was speaking with him his mother opened the door. She said
she has been harassed and her reputation had been ruined. I toid
her I would like to hear her side of the issue After a short
discussion with her she and Eric closed the door and I left.

Unfortunately Ms. Grayson displayed a hostile attitude but was
not particularly rude.

10/29/95 – Rhonda Clemmons

A message was left on the answering machine of Ms. Clemmons,
requesting that she contact Nathan Young’s office if she wished to
discuss the severance pay issue.

10/25/95 – Lynn Howard

I telephoned Ms. Howard and told her I was calling from Nathan
Young’s office and we would like to talk with her regarding the
Cberokee Nation severance pay issue. She said there was no issue
and she would get an attorney.

She further said that she doesn’t want to talk with some Yehoo
who stalks her friends neighborhood. And if Nathan wants to talk
with us he should have the balls to call her himself. Don’t call
her again and don’t show up on her doorstep.

10/25/95 Allan Harder

Mike Norman, Attorney for Allan Harder, called and requested
to know if Harder is the target of this investigation. If not and
if the Nation would provide immunity, Harder would come forward and
provide information truthfully.

I told him I would pass this information to Nathan Young.

10/29/95 – Pam Iron

I called Pam Iron and explained that I’m working with Nathan
Young on the Severance Pay issue and wanted to know if she would
like to discuss the matter. I further explained that there is an
ongoinq litigation and all parties would be witnesses. She said
she would like to talk with her attorney and she would get back in
touch with Nathan at his office if appropriate. I told her we
would be happy to discuss it with her attorney.

10/29/95 – Lee Fleming

I left a inessage on Mr. Fleming’s answering machine that he
could discuss the severance issue or ask any additional information
by calling me at Nathan’s office.

– 10/31/95 – Neva White

A message was left on her answering machine at ###-###-####.
The subcriber did not identify herself.

I recorded that we would like to speak with her regarding the
severance pay issue. We would also answer any questions and listen
to her views.

11/14/95 – Neva White

I spoke with Neva White by phone at ###-###-####. I
explained we would like to speak with her regarding the severance
pay issue and explained that no law suit had been filed to recover
severance pay from the recipients. I also tpld her we would like
to hear her views and speaking wibh us may preclude her being
subpoenaed for a deposition. She advised she has two attorney’s
but did not provide their names. She indicated she would pass on
the above information to her attorney. I left our phone number
with her.

lO\31\95 – Cindy Bunn

Cindy Bunn contacted a Choctaw Bingo in Pacola l-8OO~59O-5825.
I told her we would like to speak with her regarding the severance
issue, answer any questions and listen to her views. She said she
received a letter from Cherokee Nation and contacted an attorney.
She said she would contact him and one of then would get back to

I called her back and advised her that one question that we
had for her was why did she resign. She said she received a call
and was told she was terminated which devastated her. She did not
reveal who called her She said the others were receiving
unemploymcnt and Cherokee Nation had been to unemployment hearings.

lO\31\95 – Gregg Stice

Greg Stice was contacted at ###-###-#### and I explained
that I was working with Nathan on the Severance Pay issue. I told
him that we would like to discuss the matter with him, explain the
issue, answer any questions and got his views.

He was polite but declined. I left him our number.