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The late Elouise Cobell meets President Barack Obama at the White House. December 8, 2010. Official White House Photo by Pete Souza

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Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate reach agreement for Cobell buy-back (04/08)
The Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate in South Dakota reached a cooperative agreement as part of the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations.

Rep. Young open to an extension for Cobell buy-back program (04/04)
Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska) said he was open to extending the time-frame for the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations.

Lawmakers question delay in payments from Cobell settlement (04/03)
Sen. Jon Tester (D-Montana) and Sen. John Walsh (D-Montana) want to know why payments from the $3.4 billion Cobell settlement haven't been distributed.

Audio from House subcommittee hearing on Cobell land buyback (04/03)
The House Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs held an oversight hearing this afternoon to discuss the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations.

Larry Roberts: Answers about the Cobell land buy-back program (04/03)
Larry Roberts, the deputy assistant secretary at the Bureau of Indian Affairs, offers some answers about the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations.

Members of Oglala Sioux Tribe respond to Cobell buyback offers (03/28)
Members of the Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota appear to be responding favorably to the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations.

House subcommittee to hold hearing on land buy-back program (03/24)
The House Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs will hold an oversight hearing next week to discuss the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations.

DOI land buy-back boosts economy on Pine Ridge Reservation (03/19)
The Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations is bringing an economic boost to the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota.

DOI announces $100M in land offers on Pine Ridge Reservation (03/18)
The Interior Department has made more than $100 million in offers to landowners on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota.

Gabriel Galanda: Buy-back program violates indigenous rights (03/12)
Attorney Gabe Galanda says the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations violates the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

Tribes reiterate support for Keith Harper's historic nomination (03/11)
Tribal leaders who serve on the executive committee of the National Congress of American Indians reiterated their support for Keith Harper to serve as the U.S. Representative to the United Nations Human Rights Council.

US Judgment Fund used to pay out out tribal trust settlements (03/10)
The federal government's Judgment Fund has been used to pay out a slew of tribal trust fund settlements.

Gabe Galanda: DOI buyback plan excludes most of Indian Country (03/03)
Attorney Gabe Galanda identifies problems with the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations.

Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes see $7.3M for buyback (02/28)
The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of Montana expect to see $7.3 million as part of the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations.

Native Sun News: Obama administration skirts Indian preference (02/20)
Indian Preference is a term that is often misunderstood and is mistakenly identified with Affirmative Action.

Jay Daniels: BIA's Cobell land buy-back program still a mess (02/03)
Jay Daniels discusses the flaws in the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations.

Montana tribes reach agreements for Cobell land buy-back (01/31)
Two Montana tribes signed agreements as part of the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations.

Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes enter buyback deal (01/30)
The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of Montana will sign a cooperative agreement today as part of the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations

Deadline approaches for first Cobell land consolidation offers (01/27)
Deadlines are fast approaching for Indian landowners to accept offers being made under the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations.

Missing Navajo beneficiaries owed over $5.3M from Cobell (01/20)
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.

Second Cobell payout expected to top $10M for Wyoming (01/20)
Members of the Eastern Shoshone Tribe and the Northern Arapaho Tribe are expected to receive more than $10 million in the second round of payments from the $3.4 billion Cobell trust fund settlement.

WPM: Border town worried about Cobell cash and crime (01/16)
Wyoming city wants to ensure members of the Eastern Shoshone Tribe and the Northern Arapaho Tribe aren't targeted for their share of the $3.4 billion Cobell trust fund settlement

Border town to beef up police presence for tribal payouts (01/15)
The police chief for a city near the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming plans to increase security measures to protect tribal members who will be receiving settlement money and other payouts.

Montana tribal members among those owed Cobell funds (01/15)
Over 1,600 members of two Montana tribes are among those owed money from the $3.4 billion Cobell trust fund settlement.

DOI announces two choices for Cobell scholarship board (01/15)
The Interior Department has chosen its two members for the board that will oversee the scholarship fund that was created by the $3.4 billion Cobell trust fund settlement.

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