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Time to Help Families Still Waiting for Cobell Second Round

It has been a year and a half since the federal courts finally gave the go ahead to the Garden City Group to distribute the $3.4 billion Cobell Settlement to American Indian and Alaska Natives who were wronged by the United States failure to live up to its trust responsibility. So far, 293,000 Indians across the country, many of who are members of the Mandan, Hidatsa & Arikara Nation, have received copy,000 checks from the Garden City Group because they are members of the Historical Accounting Class, one of two classes the United States has agreed to compensate.



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