American Indian Lawsuit Settlement

American Indian Lawsuit Settlement

The Obama administration reaches a tentative deal to pay $3.4 billion to settle claims that the government mismanaged American Indian trust funds. Details of the proposed agreement and what it could mean for tribal members, their land and...

The Obama administration reaches a tentative deal to pay $3.4 billion to settle claims that the government mismanaged American Indian trust funds. Details of the proposed agreement and what it could mean for tribal members, their land and their future.

Guests

David Hayes

deputy secretary, Department of the Interior.

Rep. Tom Cole

Republican Representative for Oklahoma's 4th District; a tribal-enrolled member of the Chickasaw Nation; co-chair of the House Native American Caucus.

Dennis Gingold

lead counsel for the plaintiffs in Cobell v. Salazar.

Elouise Cobell

lead plaintiff in class-action lawsuit Cobell v. Salazar; member of Montana's Blackfeet Tribe.

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