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Monday, November 6, 2023 – Tribes resolve land dispute 150 years in the making

Four northern tribes won a historic $59 million settlement with the federal government after a legal battle dating back three decades. The substance of the Pembina Tribes’ lawsuit is rooted in a treaty in the mid-19th Century. We’ll talk about what it takes to hold the United States accountable for dishonorable actions and the slow, difficult process to finally prevail against the odds.


Leslie Ann Wilkie Peltier (Pembina of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians), Peltier v. Haaland lead plaintiff representative 

Melody McCoy (citizen of the Cherokee Nation), Native American Rights Fund staff attorney

Chairman Jamie Azure (Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians)