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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
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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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