USDA to pay American Indian farmers $680M in discrimination lawsuit
Class-action lawsuit claimed American Indians weren't treated fairly in farm loan programs
BY CHRIS CASTEEL •
Modified: October 20, 2010 at 5:33 am •
Published: October 20, 2010
WASHINGTON — American Indian farmers who experienced discrimination in federal farm programs will share up to $680 million under a legal settlement announced Tuesday by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.