Japan paid $8.3 million to provide old-age care to Korean “Comfort Women” survivors plus a new apology (“Japan and South Korea Settle Dispute Over Wartime ‘Comfort Women'” by Choe Sang-hung, The New York Times, December 28, 2015). March 23, 2019 No Comments Back to Timeline Related Previous Post Next Post You may also like June 15, 1985 In 1985, the United States pays $105 million to the Sioux of South Dakota. March 23, 2019 France: The State Department has paid or approved 90 claims for a total of $11 million in reparations by France to former WWII prisoners who were carried to Nazi Death Camps in French trains—the first French reparations paid to Holocaust survivors in the U.S. (“U.S. Begins Paying Out Reparations from France to Holocaust Survivors and Their Heirs” by Katherine Shaver, Washington Post, September 15, 2016). June 15, 1971 In 1971, the United States gives $1 billion plus 44 million acres of land to honor the Alaska Natives land settlement.