Sho-Bans drop objections to Nez Perce water deal

The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes have dropped objections to the Nez Perce Tribe's water rights settlement.

The Sho-Bans had raised 56 objections to the $193 million deal and pledged to tie it up in court. But the tribe has reached an agreement with the state of Idaho to protect its interests.

The Nez Perce Tribe settled with the state and federal government for cash, land and other considerations. The deal was approved by Congress and signed into law by President Bush.

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Shoshone-Bannock tribes end objections to water settlement (AP 10/31)

Relevant Links:
Shoshone-Bannock Tribes - http://www.shoshonebannocktribes.com
Nez Perce Tribe - http://www.nezperce.org

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