WINGS-ku:WINGS #33-16 Elouise Cobell, Blackfeet Banker 
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WINGS-ku  WINGS #33-16 Elouise Cobell, Blackfeet Banker  She sued to recover stolen Indian assets, and won - but not all of it 
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WINGS: Women's International News Gathering Service  Weekly Program  For non-profit use only. 
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In November 2016, President Obama awarded a posthumous Medal of Freedom to Elouise Cobell. Cobell met with Obama and agreed to a settlement in 2010. She died in 2011. Payments finally began in 2014. This program is an update of a talk Cobell gave to the National Network of Grantmakers in 2005, giving the story of the struggle. At the time of this talk, she was Executive Director of the Native American Community Development Corporation   Elouise Cobell was a cofounder of the Blackfeet National Bank and lead plaintiff in Cobell v. Salazar (aka v. Norton and v. Jewell), a lawsuit against the US government to get proper accounting for individual Indian trusts and the return of stolen assets. 
Notes: Credits:
  Speech recorded by Lisa Rudman of Making Contact Women's Desk. Produced and updated for WINGS by Frieda Werden. 
Politics and Activism | History | Poverty and Wealth | National News | Governance / Law | Congress | Courts | United States | Racism | American Indian  
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View Script  Blaine, Washington USA; Vancouver and Denman Island BC Canada  12-05-2016  English 
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wingsku3316ElouiseCobell  192Kbps mp3 (39.59MB) Mono 
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