Cobell Lawsuit & Settlement

Indian Trust Administration and Reform Commission to meet

The National Commission on Indian Trust Administration and Reform meets for the first time this week in Washington, D.C.

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, Deputy Secretary David Hayes and Solicitor Hilary Tompkins will be on hand for the first meeting. They will be joineted by commission chair Fawn R. Sharp and commission members Dr. Peterson Zah, Stacy Leeds, and Bob Anderson.

The meeting takes place from 9am to 5pm on Thursday and Friday at the National Park Service, Conference Room 202, 1201 Eye Street, NW. Members of the public who wish to attend can RSVP to

The commission was created by the $3.4 billion settlement to the Indian trust fund lawsuit. Its members will evaluate trust reform efforts at the Interior Department and deliver a report within two years.

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