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Fort Peck Tribes distribute per capita from trust fund settlement

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Hundreds of people migrated to Poplar to get their $1,500 per cap check on Tuesday, October 2, 2012. Photo from The Fort Peck Journal on Facebook
Members of the Fort Peck Tribes of Montana lined up on Tuesday to get their share of a $75 million trust fund settlement.

Tribal leaders decided to distribute the money on a per capita basis. The first check was $1,500 and a second of $1,000 will come around Christmas

The tribe has about 13,000 members.

Get the Story:
Fort Peck Tribes pay $1,500 to each tribal member (The Billings Gazette 10/3)

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Social Security Administration issues ruling on trust payouts (08/23

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