$3.4B Indian lawsuit ends, disbursements to begin

November 27, 2012 at 9:40 am in The Daily Republic

HELENA, Mont. After nearly 17 years of courtroom arguments, congressional negotiations and Indian Country bickering, hundreds of thousands of Native Americans could see the first payments of a $3.4 billion U.S. government settlement by the end of the year, plaintiffs’ attorneys said Monday.
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