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Navajo Nation accuses leader of misusing Ramah settlement funds
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Navajo Nation accuses leader of misusing Ramah settlement funds (March 8, 2018)

A leader on the Navajo Nation is being accused of misusing $6 million in settlement funds, losing $1 million in the process.

Jeffrey Whalen: Oglala Sioux Tribe keeps making bad decisions
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Jeffrey Whalen: Oglala Sioux Tribe keeps making bad decisions (October 25, 2016)

What is the election decision of the Oyate going to do for the next administrations tribal debt and poor economic conditions?

Colville Tribes agree to share settlement funds with membership
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Colville Tribes agree to share settlement funds with membership (October 6, 2016)

Each member will receive about $1,400 from the tribe's share of the Ramah contract support costs settlement.

Ramah settlement funds finally released by Obama administration
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Ramah settlement funds finally released by Obama administration (August 11, 2016)

Nearly 700 tribes and tribal organizations across the nation will share in the $940 million settlement.

Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux Tribe awaits check from settlement
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Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux Tribe awaits check from settlement (July 13, 2016)

Last week the Oglala Sioux Tribe Public Relations Office responded to concerns tribal members had over Ramah Settlement monies already being spent.

Omaha Tribe cooperates with federal investigation into payments
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Omaha Tribe cooperates with federal investigation into payments (June 27, 2016)

Several council members and some employees received $389,000 in 'incentive' payments that are now being questioned.

Northwest tribes receive $204M in contract support costs case
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Northwest tribes receive $204M in contract support costs case (March 29, 2016)

The money comes from a $940 settlement between the Bureau of Indian Affairs and nearly 700 tribes and tribal organizations.

Bureau of Indian Affairs develops contract support costs policy
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Bureau of Indian Affairs develops contract support costs policy (March 25, 2016)

For decades, tribes were shortchanged of the additional costs they incur when they enter into self-determination contracts to manage federal programs.

Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux Tribe questions business proposal
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Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux Tribe questions business proposal (March 11, 2016)

At a recent Oglala Sioux Tribe Finance Committee meeting, embattled financial consultant Gary Ruse pled for a contract renewal.

Washington tribes await shares of $940M contract support case
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Washington tribes await shares of $940M contract support case (February 26, 2016)

The Quinault Nation, the Yakama Nation and the Colville Tribes will be receiving checks in the coming months.

Tribes to receive funds from $940M contract support costs case
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Tribes to receive funds from $940M contract support costs case (February 25, 2016)

Nearly 600 tribes and tribal organizations will receive a share of the settlement to address shortfalls in self-determination contracts at the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

President Obama seeks $2.9B budget for Bureau of Indian Affairs
Education | National | Politics

President Obama seeks $2.9B budget for Bureau of Indian Affairs (February 9, 2016)

The request includes $278 million for contract support costs and $138.3 million for Indian school construction.

Alaska tribes share in $940 million Ramah contract support settlement
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Alaska tribes share in $940 million Ramah contract support settlement (January 28, 2016)

Of the $100 million going to tribes and tribal organizations in Alaska, the Tanana Chiefs Conference will receive nearly $11.8 million, the largest amount in the state.

Judge finalizes $940M Ramah contract support costs settlement
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Judge finalizes $940M Ramah contract support costs settlement (January 21, 2016)

The settlement will benefit 699 tribes and tribal organizations that were shortchanged by the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Colville Tribes expect to see $13.3M from Ramah settlement
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Colville Tribes expect to see $13.3M from Ramah settlement (November 17, 2015)

The payment would cover the shortfalls -- otherwise known as contract support costs -- from the tribe's self-determination contracts with the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Clara Caufield: Ramah settlement offers hope to Indian Country
Law | Opinion

Clara Caufield: Ramah settlement offers hope to Indian Country (October 20, 2015)

Indian Country owes a debt of gratitude to these devoted tribal leaders and legal servants. Hats off to the Ramah Navaho Chapter, our brethren, the Oglala Sioux, and the Zuni who led the fight, not giving up or compromising.

James Meggesto: Deadline in $940M contract support cost case
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James Meggesto: Deadline in $940M contract support cost case (October 13, 2015)

After nearly 25 years of litigation, the proposed settlement requires the Department of the Interior to pay $940 million to resolve more than 600 tribes and tribal entities' claims for shortfalls in contract support costs funding.