| Updated: Mon, Jun 22, 2015 |
Citing a history of corruption and swindles that dates back more than 100 years, the Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations are asking a judge to order federal agencies to provide a full accounting for how they have managed tribal trust assets.
The tribes also want compensation to make them "whole."
It's been nearly 10 years since the Chickasaw and Choctaw Nations filed a lawsuit accusing U.S. governmental agencies of violating their trust relationship and mismanaging more than 1 million acres of valuable tribal timber lands and other southeastern Oklahoma assets.
The tribes are finally close to getting their day in court.
If current mediation efforts fail, a non-jury federal court trial is scheduled to