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Articles are arranged from most recent (December) to least recent (January) for this particular year and topic.


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• • Millions could come to Montanans in Cobell settlement (Great Falls Tribune) 01/07/10

• • Tentative $33M settlement reached in lawsuit alleging Utah mismanaged Navajo oil-trust fund (The San Francisco Examiner) 01/06/10

• • U.S. will settle Indian law suit for $3.4 billion (The New York Times) 12/08/09

• • U.S. in $3B settlement with American Indians (NPR) 12/9/09 See also NILL Blog.

• • U.S. agrees to $3 billion deal in Indian trust suit (New York Times) 12/8/09 See also NILL Blog.

• • $756 million distributed to individual Indian and tribal trust accounts in FY 2009 (Cherokee One Feather) 11/19/09

• • $756 million distributed to individual Indian and Tribal trust accounts in FY 2009 (U.S. Department of the Interior) 11/18/09

• • Cobell remains hopeful with Obama on trust fund (Indianz.com) 11/3/09

• • Bennett introduces bill to relieve state from Navajo trust fund responsibilities (U.S. Senator Bob Bennett) 9/22/09

• • Indian trust lawsuit to proceed in claims court (Courthouse News Service) 9/21/09

• • Rosebud Tribe battles Black Hills lawsuit (Indian Country Today) 5/18/09

• • Court hears sides in royalties case (Argus Leader) 5/12/09

• • Gov't says it owes nothing in Indian trust suit (Daily News-Record) 5/11/09

• • Indian trust cases offer hope for seven generations (Indian Country Today) 5/7/09

• • Cobell invites supporters to May 11 hearing in DC (Indianz.com) 4/28/09

• • Lawsuit would let Sioux take money for Black Hills (Rapid City Journal) 4/23/09

• • Can federal Indian ‘trust’ be trusted? (Indian Country Today) 4/22/09

• • Supreme Court rejects Navajo Nation trust lawsuit (Indianz.com) 4/6/09

• • Native trust lawsuit likely headed back to court (Missoulian) 3/26/09

• • Bill adds $132M to South Dakota tribal trust funds (Indianz.com) 3/20/09

• • Federal Circuit ruling in Tohono O'odham trust case (Indianz.com) 3/16/09

• • Appeals court to hear Cobell appeal in May (Indianz.com) 3/13/09

• • Court rejects lawsuit by Mdewakanton descendants (Prior Lake American) 3/12/09

• • Cobell says Salazar comments 'insult to Indian people' (Great Falls Tribune) 3/12/09

• • Appeals court decision in Dakota trust case (Indianz.com) 3/10/09

• • Navajo coal royalty case heads to Supreme Court (Cherokee Phoenix) 2/23/09

• • Cobell v. Kempthorne continues (Indian Country Today) 2/6/09

• • Navajo Nation sees support on Supreme Court case (Indianz.com) 2/4/09

• • Osage Nation moves to intervene in Cobell case (Native American Times) 1/12/09

• • The loud sound of silence (Indian Country Today) 1/9/09

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