Petitions ask Mescalero Apache Tribe to share trust settlement
Posted: Wednesday, October 31, 2012
A member of the Mescalero Apache Tribe of New Mexico is circulating petitions to distribute a $33 million trust fund settlement on a per capita basis.
Joseph Geronimo wants each tribal member to receive $5,000. Any remaining funds can be put into a scholarship fund, he said.
Geronimo, a former council member, is collecting signatures in hopes of forcing the tribe to take action.
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Petitions seek Mescalero settlement funds
(The Ruidoso News 10/31)
Mescalero Apache Tribe urged to share $33M trust
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