In 2006, when the South Dakota state legislature prohibited abortion, Fire Thunder announced plans to build a women’s clinic on the reservation, and therefore beyond state jurisdiction.The agreement announced on Wednesday will resolve claims brought by 41 tribes from across the country to reclaim money lost in mismanaged accounts and from royalties for oil, gas, grazing and timber rights on tribal lands.
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The settlement was announced jointly by the Justice Department and the Interior Department, which manages more than 100,000 leases on tribal trust lands and about 2,500 tribal trust accounts for more than 250 federally recognised tribes.'These settlements fairly and honourably resolve historical grievances over the accounting and management of tribal trust funds, trust lands, and other non-monetary trust resources that, for far too long, have been a source of conflict between Indian tribes and the United States,' Attorney General Eric Holder said.
She was impeached by the tribal council, who said she was acting outside her duties as president.
Women lead nearly one-quarter of the nation’s 562 federally recognized tribes.
“Through the late 1700s, Cherokee women were civically engaged.