Cobell Settlement Passes Congress

Nov 30, 2010 | Archives, Blog

The American Indian College Fund is delighted at the news that Congress passed Cobell settlement, and about the creation of the $60 million Indian Education Scholarship Holding Fund.  By including this provision in the settlement, the Plaintiffs in the case have reinforced the value of education in Indian Country while providing hope for a better future for many American Indian people.

This is indeed an historic day for Indian peoples and future generations of American Indians.

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