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Cobell v. Salazar - Wikipedia


Cobell v. Salazar is a class-action lawsuit brought by Elouise Cobell (Blackfeet) and other Native American representatives in 1996 against two departments of the United States government: the Depar...

Cobell v. Salazar Class Action Website - Indian Trust


Attorney General Holder, Secretary Salazar Announce Settlement of Cobell ... This settlement is fair to the plaintiffs, responsible for the United States, and ...

Cobell v. Salazar Class Action Website


Cobell v. Salazar Class Action Lawsuit. ... have made especially meritorious contributions to the security of national interests of the United States, to world peace ...

The History Behind the Cobell Case - Native American History


In Cobell v. ... Kempthorne and its current name, Cobell v. ... plaintiffs, it has been called the largest class action lawsuit against the United States in US history.

Elouise Cobell, 65, Dies; Sued U.S. Over Indian Trust Funds - The ...


Oct 17, 2011 ... A $3.4 billion settlement was reached after Ms. Cobell, as the lead plaintiff, filed a ... complicated class-action lawsuits ever brought against the United States. ... tribal leader, Mountain Chief, was the lead plaintiff in Cobell v.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) | U.S. Department of the Interior


Who is eligible to be a Cobell Settlement class member? Why is ... Are Cobell Settlement checks issued by JP Morgan Chase Bank, and not the U.S. Treasury, valid? Will the .... Protecting America's Great Outdoors and Powering Our Future.

Two Shields v. United States, USCFC; Indian Law Bulletins, National ...


Feb 6, 2015 ... Specifically, defendant argues that plaintiffs' claims were subsumed by the Cobell class action suit FN4 against the United States Department of ...

$3.4B Class-Action Lawsuit Ends: 350,000 American Indians to ...


Nov 28, 2012 ... Elouise Cobell, Blackfeet American Indian tribe leader, shakes hands with President Obama One of the United States' largest class-action ...

Government Settles Indian Trust Fund Suit | Cultural Survival


After 13 years of litigation and 122 years of waiting, the United States government is finally paying Native Americans ... The $3.4 billion settlement of the Cobell v.

Cobell v. Norton, 283 F. Supp. 2d 66 – CourtListener.com


2d 1, 8 (D.D.C.1999) ("Cobell V"). Section 5 of the Dawes Act provided that "the United States ... will hold the land thus allotted, for the period of twenty-five years,  ...