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

  • Elouise Cobell lead plaintiff in class-action lawsuit Cobell v. Salazar; member of Montana's Blackfeet Tribe.
  • Dennis Gingold lead counsel for the plaintiffs in Cobell v. Salazar.
  • 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.
  • David Hayes deputy secretary, Department of the Interior.

Topics + Tags

Comments

comments powered by Disqus
Most Recent Shows

Maya Angelou: “Mom & Me & Mom” (Rebroadcast) – And Diane Signs Off

Friday, Dec 30 2016Maya Angelou came onto this program several times over the years. But in her last conversation with Diane, in 2013, she talked about writing about her fraught relationship with her mother for the first time. Her last words to Diane: “I love you, Diane Rehm. And I look forward to seeing you and talking to you again and again.” A year later, she died at the age of 86. In one of Diane's most treasured interviews, the women reflect on forgiveness, healing and reconciliation.