the tribe's main mistake was taking a "pitiful settlement"
A native caught emptying the tribal cookie jar admits he lost the money and then blames the process. You know, that process where white colonial guilt is assuaged via copious amounts of taxpayer wedge.
Our waka has hit some bad weather and ended up on the rocks
repair the waka and set ourselves further horizons
Next step, another 'full and final settlement' coming right up!