The Yakama Nation of Washington confirmed talks with the Obama administration to settle a trust fund lawsuit. Tribal leaders, however, said negotiations remain confidential. The secrecy has spawned a petition that calls for the removal of the entire council. So far, more than 2,700 tribal members have signed the petition, The Yakima Herald-Republic reported. Get the Story:
Petition seeks to oust Yakama tribal council over settlement
(The Yakima Herald-Republic 2/7)
Yakama Nation confirms negotiations to settle trust fund suit
Posted: Thursday, February 7, 2013
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