Cobell Lawsuit & Settlement

Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes waiting on appraisals






Map shows land ownership patterns on the Flathead Reservation in Montana. Image from CSKT Tribal Lands Department

Members of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of Montana will soon see offers to sell their fractionated interests as part of the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations.

The final appraisals will be completed in about two to three weeks, The Char-Koosta News reported. Offers could go out in August, employees with the tribe's lands department said at a public meeting earlier this month.

The tribe signed a cooperative agreement to help facilitate sales on the Flathead Reservation. An estimated $7.3 million could go to landowners who participate in the program.

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Membership speaks at district meeting (The Char-Koosta News 6/19)

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