2010 Fiduciary Duty News Stories

• • Indian farmers click here. (Indian Country Today) 1/03/11

• • Obama signs $4.6B settlement with black farmers, Native Americans (USA Today) 12/08/10

• • Indians must wait until mid-2011 for Cobell settlement funds (The Missoulian) 12/05/10

• • House approves payments to Indians and Black Farmers (The New York Times) 11/30/10

• • House clears Indian, black farmer settlements (National Public Radio) 11/30/10

• • Senate funds black farmers, Native American settlements (National Public Radio) 11/22/10

• • Settlements pass Senate re: Cobell, White Mountain Apache, Crow Tribe in Montana, Aamodt in New Mexico, and Pueblo of Taos in New Mexico (Native American Law Blog) 11/22/10

• •Official notification of Native American farmers and ranchers about $760 million Keepseagle... (Forbes) 11/12/10

• • Supreme Court takes up Tohono O'odham Nation trust law dispute (Indianz.com) 11/02/10

• • Judge preliminarily approves $760M in settlement discrimination case (The Blog of Legal Times) 11/01/10

• Government settles lawsuit with Native American farmers (CNN.com) 10/20/10

• • NCAI statement on settlement in Keepseagle lawsuit (Indianz.com) 10/18/10

• • Government offers $680 million for Indian farmers (News OK) 10/19/10

• • Federal judge extends deadline for Congress to approve Indian Trust settlement (The Jurist) 10/18/10

• • Gov't, American Indian farmers close to settlement (Ledger-Inquirer) 10/13/10

• • Cobell stalled in Senate (Indian Country Today) 10/05/10

• • Congresswoman seeks to spur growth on tribal land (YourWestValley.com) 09/27/10

• • ACLU lawsuit seeks information on pregnancy care (The Native American Times) 09/29/10

• • Navajo group seeks court intervention (Indian Country Today) 09/24/10

• • Shakopee Tribe awards $50K grant for Cobell case documentary (Indianz.com) 09/20/10

• • Settle Indian Trust lawsuit (The Denver Post) 09/14/10

• • Supreme Court approves trust law case extension (Indian Country Today) 09/13/10

• • Dam compensation for tribes proposed (Argus Leader) 08/23/10

• • Supreme Court approves extension Jicarilla Apache trust (Indianz.com) 08/18/10

• • Funding for black farmers, Indians stalls again (The York Daily Record) 08/11/10

• • Indian trust suit plaintiff keeps hope (Great Falls Tribune) 07/25/10

• • Native American farmers and ranchers press USDA on bias complaints (The Washington Post) 07/30/10

• • Jicarilla Apache Nation in New Mexico wins appeal over natural gas royalties (The Washington Examiner) 07/22/10

• • Appeals court reopens Jicarilla Apache Nation gas royalty lawsuit (Indianz.com) 07/19/10

• • House passes Cobell settlement under appropriations measure (Indianz.com) 07/02/10

• • House passes Cobell settlement under appropriations measure. (Indianz.com) 07/02/10

• • Utah to pay Navajos $33M in trust fund dispute (The Salt Lake Tribune) 06/30/10

• • $3.4 billion Indian land trust settlement stuck in U.S. Senate filibuster (The Grand Forks Herald) 06/26/10

• • Supreme Court to consider petition in Cobell trust fund case (Indianz.com) 06/23/10

• • Keepseagle deadline extended (Indian Country Today) 06/18/10

• • Cobell deadline extended for fifth time (Indian Country Today) 06/16/10

• • Wyoming tribes too late on lease challenge (Courthouse News Service) 06/14/10

• • Holder, Salazar: Don't change Cobell settlement (The Washington Post) 06/09/10

• • Offering morsels to starving Indians (Indian Country Today) 06/09/10

• • Republicans question Cobell settlement (Indian Country Today) 05/26/10

• • No word of settlement in Indian farmers discrimination suit (Indianz.com) 05/26/10

• • Tribal-Casino loans tested by ruling (The Wall Street Journal) 05/12/10

• • Lowered fee-cap may scuttle $3 billion Native American Settlement (The AM Law Daily) 05/06/10

• • Court: U.S. owes Osage Nation $250 million (Tulsa World) 05/05/10

• • Cobell and Keepseage in limbo (Indian Country Today) 04/28/10

• • Havasupai blood case settled (Indian Country Today) 04/21/10

• • Supreme Court accepts Tohono O'odham trust law case (Indianz.com) 04/19/10

• • Supreme Court declines Dakota descendants trust case (Indianz.com) 04/19/10

• • Settlement talk extended in billion-dollar Native American suit against USDA (The Legal Times) 04/16/10

• • Judge urges congress to aprove settlement in Cobell case (Indianz.com) 04/08/10

• • Native American farmers' class action unsettled as next deadline looms (The National Law Journal) 04/08/10

• • NCAI pushes for settlement in USDA discrimination suit (Indianz.com) 03/17/10

• • Indian trust settlement defended (The Billings Gazette) 03/20/10

• • Native farmers eagerly watch Obama African-American deal (Indian Country Today) 03/15/10

• • Utah legislature backs $33M settlement for Navajo trust (Indianz.com) 03/12/10

• • Cobell critics surface on Capitol Hill (Indian Country Today) 03/10/10

• • Hoopa Valley Tribe loses trust fund distribution lawsuit (Indianz.com) 03/10/10

• • Cobell Indian Trust Funds settlement deadline extended until April 16 (Main Justice) 02/26/10

• • Trimble: Cobell offers lessons on Black Hills settlement (Indian Country Today) 01/25/10

• • Indian tribes await their due (The New York Times) 01/20/10

• • Millions could come to Montanans in Cobell settlement (Great Falls Tribune) 01/07/10

• • Tentative $33M settlement reached in lawsuit alleging Utah mismanaged Navajo oil-trust fund (The San Francisco Examiner) 01/06/10

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