FROM THE ARCHIVE

Tribes to hold Indian trust forum

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THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2002

Tribal leaders in Oklahoma are holding a public forum next week to update Indian beneficiaries about the Cobell litigation and efforts to reorganize the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Tribal leaders from the Southern Plains and Anadarko area are to attend to provide more information about the latest developments. Bureau of Indian Affairs representatives will also be present.

The forum will be held March 5 at the Wichita Tribal Complex in Anadarko. The meeting will start at 1 p.m. and last until 5 p.m.

Contact any of the following individuals for more information: Lupe Gooday 580-588-2298; Shirley French 405-656-2344; Roberta Raffety 405-247-2448; Jimmy Komardley 405-247-2392; Donna Victorian 580-492-4988; Stratford Williams or Frances Wise 405-247-2425; Liz Pollard 405-247-2251.

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Relevant Links:
Indian Trust, Department of Interior - http://www.doi.gov/indiantrust
Indian Trust: Cobell v. Norton - http://www.indiantrust.com
Trust Reform, NCAI - http://130.94.214.68/main/pages/
issues/other_issues/trust_reform.asp

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