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Petitions ask Mescalero Apache Tribe to share trust settlement





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)

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