Tribal protesters plan rally

Wednesday morning event will press for balance of settlement money


A rally of tribal members who have sought by petition the other half of a $193 million settlement with the United States government, will be held at 10:30 a.m. in front of the Colville Tribal Administration building Wednesday, Dec. 19.

Yvonne Swan, coordinator/moderator, said that members of the group plan to appear before the Colville Business Council on Thursday.

Swan said over 2,700 Tribal members have signed the petition.

The Tribes received the one time $193 million payment for the mismanagement of tribal natural resources.

The council has already indicated that it plans to use the sec...

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