Indian Trust Settlement|Cobell ~ Update!! IMPORTANT DATES:

Indian Trust Settlement|Cobell ~ Update!!
IMPORTANT DATES:
• Friday, September 16, 2011 is the deadline to file a Claim form (if necessary). Please
see “Steps to filing a Claim” below ↓
• Tuesday, October 4, 2011 is the deadline for appeals in the District Appellate Court. An
appeal has been filed on 8/6/11. There is a 60 day waiting period for any appeals to be
filed…More updates of $tage 1 and 2 distribution to come as the deadline approaches...
• The Claims line can now provide the “Estimated Award Amount” for the Trust
Administration Class (varies per individual).
1. Contact the Indian Trust Settlement Claims Line at 1-800-961-6109 to VERIFY that you
are included in the claim. They will verify your claim through your name, address, Tribal ID, last 4
of SSN, DOB and tell you whether you are in the following classes:
 HISTORICAL
 TRUST ADMINISTRATION
>< Document for your records: ><
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Claim #_________________________
Classes you are included in:
 Historical $1,000/person
 Trust Administration
Estimated Award Amount for Trust Administration $___________________________________________
 Heir to an Open Estate of:__________________________________________________________________________
date|time you verified your claim ___________________________________@____________________am/pm
• name of the operator you spoke with________________________________________________________________
2. Provide the operator ALL claim numbers (located on the front of the white envelope below the bar
code) you have received in Indian Trust Settlement|Cobell class action correspondence.
• Let the operator know if you have received multiple envelopes.
3. The operator will ask you personal information to locate your claim in the system. The operator is
NOT a BIA or OST employee, but rather an employee of a company that the court has retained to
implement the Cobell settlement. They have received information from BIA|OST, but do NOT
have complete information on your IIM accounts, trust assets (including lease or probate
information). Please contact Office of Special Trustee (OST) at (541) 278-3786 or OST Trust
Beneficiary Call Center 1-888-678-6836 for more information regarding your IIM Account.
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Do NOT assume you are “already in the system” even if you own allotted trust land|s or have an
open IIM account. It is important that you call the claims line to VERIFY that you are included
in Historical Accounting and|or Trust Administration.
“The United States District Court for the District of Columbia granted Final Approval (on 8/4/11) for the Indian Trust
Settlement at the Fairness Hearing. You can review a copy of the Order Granting Final Approval to Settlement|the Final
Judgment|the Fairness Hearing Transcript on www.indiantrust.com in Court Documents. All individuals who believe that they are
entitled to participate in the Settlement as a member of the Trust Administration Class and who are required under the terms of the
Settlement Agreement to submit a Claim Form must do so by mailing a properly completed and signed form to the Claims
Administrator postmarked no later than September 16, 2011.” Also, on August 6, 2011, a Notice of Appeal was filed with the
Court. It can be viewed under Court Documents on this website.” (www.indiantrust.com)
Rev. 9/11
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4. If you have NOT received a Claim form and cannot verify your claim, but you believe you should be
included in the Cobell settlement complete the Claim Form postmarked by 9/16/11 to:
• Mail: Indian Trust Settlement - P.O. Box 9577, Dublin, OH 43017-4877;or
• Online: http://www.indiantrust.com →“file a claim”→“file a claim electronically”→”start your
online claim here”→ https://cert.gardencitygroup.com/iim/fs/newClaim
5. You should be a part of: one (1) or both classes of the Cobell settlement if you were alive on
September 30, 2009 and:
• Historical Accounting Class -> Had an open IIM account between October 25, 1994 and
September 30, 2009 (~15 years) with at least one (1) completed cash transaction (complete
Section B of Claim form if a claim cannot be located in the system); or
• Trust Administration Class -> Had an open IIM Account between approximately 1985 and
September 30, 2009 (~24 years) and owned interest in land held in trust or restricted status
(complete Section A of Claim form if a claim cannot be located in the system);
• Are an Heir to a deceased IIM Account holder|owner of trust assets who would have
qualified as a member of the Historical Accounting and|or Trust Administration Class
(complete Section C of Claim form)
Note: If the estate is NOT closed, the heirs will receive the decedent’s settlement amount in the
final probate distribution with the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Office of Hearings and Appeals.
POINTS OF CONTACT:
Points of Contact
(In Order):
Indian Trust
Settlement Help Line
Phone No:
Email|Website Address:
(800) 961-6109
Email: info@indiantrust.com
Website http://www.indiantrust.com
*Toll Free
*Dublin, OH
CTUIR|DECD Land
Management Program
(888) 809-8027
Andrea Hall
(541) 429-7486
*Primary CTUIR Contact:
*Pendleton ,OR
*Toll Free
*Direct
Email:
indiantrustsettlement@ctuir.org
Location: 46411 Timíne Way
Pendleton, OR 97801
Rachel Matamoros
429-7485
Website:
Office of Special
Trustee (OST)
(541) 278-3786
Email:
*Alternate CTUIR Contact
429-7476
Koko Hufford
*Alternate CTUIR Contact
*BIA Umatilla Agency
Trust Beneficiary Call
Center
*Albuquerque, NM
(888) 678-6836
*Toll Free
Hours of Operation:
Mon - Fri: 6am–6pm
Saturday: 7am–11am
*(PST)
Mon - Fri:
7:30am–4pm
*(PST)
http://www.ctuir.org
firstname_lastname@ost.doi.gov
Location: 46807 B. Street
Pendleton, OR
Website: http://www.doi.gov/ost/
Mon - Fri:
7:30am–4pm
Mon - Fri: 7am–6pm
Saturday: 8am–12pm
*(MST) = 1+ hour ahead
Notice: CTUIR accepts no liability for the contents of this notice, or for the
consequences of any actions taken on the basis of the information provided.
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WHEREABOUTS UNKNOWN:
Let’s get your names off Office of Special Trustees Whereabouts Unknown and update your
information to allow the Indian Trust Settlement ~ Cobell to receive accurate information that
pertains to you receiving your Indian Trust Settlement funds.
OST Disbursement of Funds and Change of Address - Update Forms can be found at:
• Office of Special Trustee
• http://www.doi.gov/ost/information/individual/forms.html
• or available at CTUIR Nixyaawii Governance Center, 46411 Timíne Way, Pendleton, OR
*** Your signature must be witnessed***The witness must sign the same time they
witnessed your signature *** The signer needs to be 18 years & older ***
(Changes cannot be made over the phone)
OFFICE OF THE SPECIAL TRUSTEE FOR AMERICAN INDIANS
Is Your Name on this Whereabouts Unknown List: Contact OST
*** PLEASE UPDATE YOUR IIM ACCOUNT ***
LAST, FIRST, MIDDLE (MAIDEN, AND AKA'S)
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ANDY, SR, ANTHONY LEWIS
ATHERTON, JAMES L.
BACUMO (JOHNSON), JUDY KAY AKA: JULIA
BEARCHUM, UNITY CHEYENNE
BREEDING, MELVIN
BRICKWOOD V, ARTHUR
BRIGHAM, ANITA
BRONSON, DIONNE
BURNS, TIMOTHY L.
CANNON (CLARK), BERNADINE JUDY
CLARK, TERRY LEE
DAMES, EUGENE L.
DAMES, PETER P.
EDWARDS, PATRICIA E.
ELLENWOOD, RACHAEL
ENICK, DARREL D.
FARROW, WALTER P. (TERRY)
FERGUSON, (SUISTE), DIXIE
FRANK, SHENA ANN
FRANKLIN, DAVID ARLEN
FRAQUA, ERIN R.
GRIFFITH, DARYL LLOYD
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YOUNCS, LISA (LONEY)
MACOMBER (BETTLES, SMITH), KATHLEEN K.
MARTIN, JACK DAVID
MCBEAN, EDWIN LEROY
MCCOY, RODNEY L.
MCLAIN, (HARTZOG, REED), CATHY ANN
MILLER (BUSHMAN), NANCY M.
PAUL (AKA: SHIPPENTOWER), ANITA
PEASLEY, BARABRA JEAN
PERRY, PEARL A
PIZER, AARON W.
PULLEN (CLARK), VELDA MARIE
REED, CAROLINE
REED, DIANNE
REED, KENNETH MARVIN
REED, MICHAEL ALLEN
RYDER, TYRONE WAYNE, JR.
SAENZ, APPOLLONIA M
SALUSKIN, EDGAR
SAMS, THERESA
SANCHEZ, ANTHONY NOEL
SCOTT (KERWIN), KATHLEEN RACHELLE
Notice: CTUIR accepts no liability for the contents of this notice, or for the
consequences of any actions taken on the basis of the information provided.
Treaty June 9, 1855 ~ Cayuse ♦ Umatilla and Walla Walla Tribes
Rev. 9/11
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GROSS, FLORENCE
HART (ROBIE), BARBARA
HART, CHESTER
HART, LORA
HART, ROSALIE (SANCHEZ)
HOPKINS, (JAMISON), JULIA MARGARET
JAMES, JR., STANLEY
JOHNSON, FRANCES
JOHNSON, SR., WILFORD LEE
KASH KASH, JUANITA
KERWIN-SMITH, MICHAEL KEITH
KING, KYAL L
KINNEY, HAROLD M.
KINNEY, RICHARD W
KOSOFF, VIOLA M
LEWIS, LEVI NICHOLAS
LEWIS, TRAVIS BUNN
LIVINGSTON, BRUCE
LIVINGSTON, DENNIS
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SETTLE (PENNEY), CANDICE MARIE
SHIPPENTOWER, TANNON
SINCLAIR, GARY
SKAGGS (AUDETT) PHILOMENE A.
SMITH, NATHANIEL TYLER
SMITH, TREVOR WILLIAM
SUNLEY (GOREE), BRIDGETT LEE
SWAN, DAWN
TAYLOR, CHARLES P
TAYLOR, HENRY S
TAYLOR, RICHARD JEROME
TOMPKINS, DARCY MARIE
TRELOAR, BRANDON LOWELL
VALDEZ, ALIAS WHITMAN
VAN PELT, SR, RAYMOND L.
VASQUEZ, JOSEPH
VIGIL JR, JOHN BENJAMIN
WARDE, FREDERICK JOSEPH
WILLT, HILLARY M.
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SERVING THE PEOPLE OF THE CAYUSE, UMATILLA AND WALLA WALLA TRIBES
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OST Umatilla Agency Field Operations
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Thank you for your time!
Notice: CTUIR accepts no liability for the contents of this notice, or for the
consequences of any actions taken on the basis of the information provided.
Treaty June 9, 1855 ~ Cayuse ♦ Umatilla and Walla Walla Tribes
Rev. 9/11
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