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Cherokee Nation Technologies Wins $35M Contract to Help Interior Reconcile Monetary Accounts With Tribes
Cherokee Nation Technologies is beginning its work with the Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians' Office of Historical Trust Accounting (OHTA) to provide research and historical documentation services in support of the U.S. Department Of Interior's efforts to reconcile monetary accounts with Native American tribes.
The $35 million contract spans five years. The company’s primary tasks are to search, collect and safeguard Indian Trust-related documents; design and execute database inquiries; manage and track document requests; and provide analytical assistance for tribal accounts.
“Securing and protecting these documents is a top priority for all of Indian Country. We have an opportunity to be part of a solution that can benefit tribal governments and Native families all across the nation,” said Bill John Baker, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation. “We will support this organization and its mission with the utmost with respect and integrity.”
CNT is providing two teams to work in the secure, underground facility in Lenexa, Kan. The first team monitors all requests for documents as they are located, imaged, encoded and loaded into the viewing database for the requestor to access
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