Tribes-Food Aid - South Dakota tribes getting help with food aid

Sioux Falls, South Dakota (AP) April 2010

American Indian tribes in South Dakota are getting some of the $4.5 million in federal stimulus money being awarded nationwide to boost food assistance to low-income families on and near reservations.

The Agriculture Department says the Oglala Sioux Tribe is getting $408,766, the Rosebud Sioux $182,590, the Lower Brule Sioux $59,715, the Crow Creek Sioux $50,000 and the Cheyenne River Reservation $18,900.

The money is for the purchase of equipment and the improvement of facilities needed to provide food aid to needy families on and near the reservations.

 
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