Swimmer says he will be independent trustee
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The Senate Indian Affairs Committee held a confirmation hearing for Ross Swimmer as Special Trustee for American Indians.

Swimmer is the third choice for the position, which is supposed to ensure that the broken Indian trust system is fixed. His two predecessors resigned under pressure.

Get the Story:
Peabody: Diné are receiving fair royalties (The Gallup Independent 2/12)
Nominee sails through hearing (The Las Vegas Review-Journal 2/13)
Swimmer criticized as choice for Indian trustee (The Daily Oklahoman 2/13)

Today on Indianz.Com:
Swimmer sails through Senate hearing (2/13)

Relevant Links:
Office of Special Trustee -
Indian Trust: Cobell v. Norton -

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