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