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Measure to block Glendale tribal casino falters in senate

Measure to block Glendale tribal casino falters in senateA bid to block tribal gaming on the edge of Glendale has faltered. The U.S. Senate wrapped up its business earlier this week without voting on a measure sponsored by Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., that would have blocked plans by the Tohono O'odham Nation to build a new casino on the site near ...

Feds pay final installments of $3.4 million settlement to Native Americans

Feds pay final installments of $3.4 million settlement to Native AmericansBackstory In 1996, Elouise Cobell, a member of Montana’s Blackfeet Tribe, filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of 500,000 Native landowners. Cobell’s lawyers argued that the federal government had deprived them of at least $170 billion in mineral royalty payments on reservation land, due to over a century of mismanagement by the ...

Montana Lawmakers question delay in payments from Cobell settlement

Montana Lawmakers question delay in payments from Cobell settlementSen. Jon Tester (D-Montana) and Sen. John Walsh (D-Montana) want to know why payments from the $3.4 billion Cobell settlement haven't been distributed. Checks were anticipated before Christmas in 2013. But that didn't happen and the Garden City Group, the administrator of the settlement, promised payments in early 2014. Four months into ...

Seminole Tribe of Oklahoma citizens question settlement money spending

Seminole Tribe of Oklahoma citizens question settlement money spendingSEMINOLE, Okla. – A group of Seminole Nation citizens is questioning its leadership’s decision on how to spend a multi-million dollar federal settlement without public input. “There are a lot of elders who need a lot things and there are a lot of things we could do with that ...
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