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Cobell v. Salazar/Trust Reform

DOI: American Indian College Fund selected to oversee Cobell Scholarship Fund, trustees sought for board

  Tribal nominations for educational  fund’s Board of Trustees WASHINGTON D.C. – Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar today announced that the American Indian College Fund has been selected to administer the student Scholarship Fund authorized by the Cobell Settlement, with a fifth of the annual scholarships to be awarded …

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Terry Beckwith: Indian land can be held in trust, but anything built on it won’t be valued by Interior Department

Editor’s Note: The National Congress of American Indians worked with the Indian Land Working Group and passed a resolution calling for the Interior Department to issue a moratorium on “improvements.” Here is an excerpt from the NCAI Resolution: “…WHEREAS, the interim final rule states that as a general rule, the …

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