This house of thieves

March 2010
High Country News;3/1/2010, Vol. 42 Issue 4, p26
In this article the author discusses Native American leader Elouise Cobell's actions to make the federal government report on how it portioned out and awarded the mineral royalties on Indian lands in the U.S. He discusses Cobell's hunch that the federal government and mineral corporations have been stealing from the poor and giving it to the rich. Also discussed is the alleged collusion of the Interior Department with energy companies stealing mineral royalties owed to Indians since the 1800s.


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