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Yakama Nation could receive $188M in a trust fund settlement

Filed Under: Law | Trust
More on: colville, washington, yakama
     

The Yakama Nation of Washington could receive $188 million in a trust fund settlement with the federal government.

Talks are ongoing but a document obtained by The Yakima Herald-Republic cited the figure. If the $188 million settlement is finalized, it would be the second largest that the Obama administration has negotiated.

The largest was $193 million for the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation, also in Washington.

Get the Story:
Tribal members withdraw petition over how to disburse federal funds (The Yakima Herald-Republic 2/20)

Related Stories:
Yakama Nation confirms negotiations to settle trust fund suit (2/7)


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