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After a Decade, Tribe to Receive U.S. Settlement

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After a Decade, Tribe to Receive U.S. Settlement

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After a Decade, Tribe to Receive U.S. Settlement

After a Decade, Tribe to Receive U.S. Settlement

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More than a decade ago, Elouise Cobell, a leader of the Blackfoot Indian tribe in Montana, filed a lawsuit against the federal government arguing that the land leases of more than a half million Indians across America were mismanaged. Soon, a federal judge will determine a settlement. Cobell discusses the impending ruling, and her hopes for her community.