Elouise Cobell

 

 

Age: 65

 

Summary: member of the Blackfeet Native American tribe whose 15-year fight to force the U.S. to account for more than a century of mismanaged Indian land loyalties led in 2009 to the largest government class-action settlement in the country's history with $3.4 billion.

 

 

Cause of Death: Cancer

 

Born: November 5, 1945

 

Died: October 16, 2011

 

Location: Great Falls, Montana