Government Announces Latest Settlements Of Tribes’ Mismanagement Claims

(September 26, 2016, 1:54 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. government announced Sept. 26 that it has settled claims of 17 tribal governments asserting that the Department of the Interior (DOI) and the Department of the Treasury had mismanaged monetary assets and natural resources held in trust by the United States for the benefit of the federally recognized tribes.

In a news release, the DOI and the Justice Department say that with the settlement, the government has resolved trust mismanagement claims of more than 100 Indian tribes since 2009. The agencies...
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