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Cobell remembered as a 'warrior for justice'

 


HELENA (AP) — Remembrances of Elouise Cobell are coming in from across the nation as news spread of the Native American leader's death.

Cobell, who had cancer, died Sunday in Great Falls. She was 65. The Blackfeet woman from Browning was best known for leading a long legal fight over misspent Native American land royalties that resulted in a $3.4 billion settlement with the U.S. government.

President Barack Obama says Cobell helped hundreds of thousands of Native Americans and strengthened the government's relationship with Indian Country.

U.S. Sen. Max Baucus calls Cobell a warrior fo...



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