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Unformatted text preview: decide on the settlement and whether or not to grant the natives with reimbursement. The Cobell case was open for 13 years before an agreement could be decided. In the beginning of the case the courts only wanted to reward back a very small portion of the profit owed but the plaintiff Cobell refused to settle for such a mediocre amount of what belonged to the tribes. Because she did not let the courts scam the natives again made this a very prominent case. In the end the natives were reward a reasonable amount of money plus extra funding towards education and scholarships. Information provided by http://www.fcnl.org...
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- Fall '09