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Arrangement:

Articles are arranged from most recent (December) to least recent (January) for this particular year and topic.


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• • Judge refuses to delay tribal trust fund suits (Indianz.com) 12/20/07

• • Extend Utah fund role, say Navajos (Deseret Morning News) 12/3/07

• • Pull the plug: Utah should resign as trustee of Navajo fund (Salt Lake Tribune) 11/15/07

• • Cason concludes testimony in Cobell trust trial (Indianz.com) 10/12/07

• • Cobell historical accounting trial underway (Indianz.com) 10/11/07

• • Billions owed Native Americans debated (Rapid City Journal) 10/10/07

• • The Long Trail (CFO Magazine) 10/1/07

• • Agency audit verifies whistleblower mismanagemeant charges — Interior continues to mangle Indian trust accounts, losing millions monthly (Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility) 9/24/07

• • Court: Navajo Nation owed money for bungled lease (Indianz.com) 9/14/07

• • For struggling tribe, dark side to a windfall (The New York Times) 9/2/07

• • American Indians owed $60 million [lost beneficiaries](The Daily Times) 8/21/07

• • Standing Rock money 'a long time coming' (The Bismarck Tribune) 8/10/07

• • OST can't find owners of more than $70M in trust funds (Indianz.com) 8/2/07

• • News in Northeastern Wisconsin (Green Bay Press-Gazette) 7/13/07

• • Ragsdale announces Vicki Forrest as new head of BIA Trust Services (U.S. Department of the Interior) 7/6/07

• • Cobell prepares for court battle on accounting (Indianz.com) 5/30/07

• • Lawyers prepare for October hearing on Indian trust fund accounts (GovExec.com) 5/17/07

• • OST connects Indian beneficiaries with $1M (Indianz.com) 5/11/07

• • Dakota descendants fight for land trust rights (Indianz.com) 4/23/07

• • Lawmaker cites 'no basis' for Cobell and tribal lawsuits (Indianz.com) 4/4/07

• • Bush administration won't admit liability on Indian trust (Indianz.com) 4/2/07

• • Mediator suggests $7-9B settlement for Cobell (Indianz.com) 3/30/07

• • Interior seeks to settle Indian trust fund disputes for $7 billion (Govexec.com) 3/29/07

• • Supreme Court won't hear two Cobell appeals (Indianz.com) 3/27/07

• • Expert testifies that bill may not violate U.S. Constitution (Indian Country Today) 3/16/07

• • Bush offers low figure to settle all trust fund claims (Indianz.com) 3/7/07

• • Search for tribal beneficiaries rebuilds ties (Desert Sun) 3/5/07

• • Yuroks to receive disputed $90 million fund (Times-Standard) 3/2/07

• • A legal gathering of tribes (Missoula Independent) 2/15/07

• • Former BIA officials start new Washington law firm (Indianz.com) 02/02/07

• • Schaghticoke challenges Cason's legal authority (Indian Country Today) 02/02/07

• • 'Settlement concepts' offer remains viable in Cobell case (Indian Country Today) 1/19/07

• • The chronology of the Cobell decade (Indian Country Today) 1/19/07

• • Tribe sues Feds, alleging poor trust fund management (King 5) 1/11/07

• • Tribes file class action trust accounting lawsuit (Indianz.com) 1/4/07

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