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Yakama Nation to receive millions after class action lawsuit settlement

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Some filed the lawsuit after tribes took over federal programs like education. Some filed the lawsuit after tribes took over federal programs like education.

YAKIMA, WA- The Yakama Nation will soon be getting $7.2 million dollars as part of a class action lawsuit involving hundreds of tribes.

The dispute, finalized by the Obama Administration, came after years of lacking payments to tribal agencies. Some filed the lawsuit after tribes took over federal programs like education.

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