Besides being an academic scholar [what other kind is there?] Ward Churchill is also a public intellectual--arguably the most renowned public intellectual on the CU faculty--He's right. Savor that for a moment.
--and a key participant in the American Indian Movement [the tiny Colorado American Indian Movement, of course; national AIM hates his guts].
A just monetary compensation for Ward Churchill would be very expensive indeed. The damage to freedom of thought may be irreparable in the near future.
Note how the idealistic Tiny Trot mentions money first.