Cobell Lawsuit & Settlement

Missing Navajo beneficiaries owed over $5.3M from Cobell





The attorneys for the $3.4 billion Cobell trust fund settlement are trying to find 4,195 members of the Navajo Nation who are owed more than $5.3 million.

The Navajo Post has a list of all whereabouts unknown in an Excel spreadsheet. People who see their name, or the name of a relative or friend, are urged to contact Garden City Group, the administrator of the settlement, at (866) 591-2958.

Overall, members of the Navajo Nation are expected to receive nearly $49.5 million from the settlement. The second payment is due this spring.

Get the Story:
Cobell Settlement: Law Firm trying to locate members of the Navajo Nation (The Navajo Post 1/17)

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