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Court Rules On American Indian Trust Fund

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Court Rules On American Indian Trust Fund

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Court Rules On American Indian Trust Fund

Court Rules On American Indian Trust Fund

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A federal judge ruled that American Indians plaintiffs are entitled to $455 million in a 12-year-long trust case.

A lawsuit claimed the Interior Department swindled plaintiffs out of billions in royalties since 1887.\

The plaintiffs had sought $47 billion.

Brian Bull reports for Wisconsin Public Radio.