U.S. Settles Native Indian Trust Fund Suit For $3.4 Billion

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Washington, D.C. (AHN) – A 13-year-old lawsuit against the

Department of Interior stemming from the mishandling of native Indians’

trust fund has been settled by the U.S. government for $3.4 billion.

The

department announced the settlement on Tuesday paving way for the

payment of $1.4 billion in royalty claims to some 300,000 native

Americans. It will also buy back and consolidate tribal lands for $2

billion.

(Link to full article: http://www.allheadlinenews.com/articles/7017228751)