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South Dakota tribes received $101M for trust fund settlements
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Posted: Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Four South Dakota tribes have settled their trust fund lawsuits for a total of $101.4 million, The Mitchell Daily Republic reports.
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe
received $48.9 million, the largest of the four reported settlements. The
Rosebud Sioux Tribe
received $20 million, the
Lower Brule Sioux Tribe
received $18 million and the
Crow Creek Sioux Tribe
received $14.5 million.
The settlements are the latest from the Obama administration. This year alone, the federal government has settled lawsuits with 65 tribes for a total of $1.7 billion.
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Four tribes get $101M from settled trust lawsuits
(The Mitchell Daily Republic 11/20)
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