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Old 12-17-2012, 01:20 PM   #1
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Thank you, Eloise Cobell!!

Much love to the memory of Eloise Cobell and the valiant fight she put up with the govt on behave of natives across the country. Its sad she didn't live to see the fruits of her labor.

I will do my best to spend this money wisely. Huweeho! Many Hahou-s!!
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Old 12-17-2012, 01:53 PM   #2
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did you get yours?? wow!
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Old 12-17-2012, 02:14 PM   #3
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First installment of $1000...went to everyone here with an IIM acct. Unfortunately only one of daughters has an IIM...shucks...

Our tribe was one that didn't file it's own lawsuit and get the big bucks, but hey...every bit helps.

Gonna be a Merrier Christmas!!
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Old 12-17-2012, 02:24 PM   #4
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yep! frybread for everyone! Wonder if the hubs came in?? I don't have an IIM account...dangit.
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Old 12-17-2012, 03:57 PM   #5
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Here is a website for information on IIM http://www.ost.doi.gov/faqs/index.html

I guess the rest of us just look on at watch all the other ndns celebrate!
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Old 12-17-2012, 04:01 PM   #6
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There's even a way to see if you are an account holder!

http://www.ost.doi.gov/iim/index.html

Is OST Holding Money for You?
OST is seeking current addresses for Individual Indian Money (IIM) account holders. All Whereabouts Unknown (WAU) accounts have either interests in lands and/or funds to be disbursed to rightful owners.


but it doesn't work for me ;(
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Old 12-17-2012, 11:46 PM   #8
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Old 12-18-2012, 01:32 PM   #10
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After reading this letter, it looks like this is the Historic class settlement, given to everyone with an IIM. There's a Trust class payment coming, I think to those having leases, or something!
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I finally recieved my check in the mail today, dang witten from Ohio via a bank in New York Who's cares as long as it gets cashed or in my case deposited!

Many Aho's to our Native sista Eloise Cobell
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