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Area tribes will receive $5.5 million in tribal grants

October 8, 2007

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Congressman Dan Boren announced Thursday the award of $5,546,943 in community development grants to seven tribes in eastern Oklahoma. The Indian Community Development Block Grants (ICDBG) are administered by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

The United Keetoowah Band of Cherokees and the Muscogee (Creek) Nation of Oklahoma each will receive $800,000.

The funding will be used for the development of viable Native American communities, including decent housing, a suitable living environment and economic opportunities for low- and moderate-income families.

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