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Several North Coast tribes among recipients of over $1M in historic preservation funding

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Several North Coast Native American tribes are among the list of recipients of over $1 million in historic preservation grant funding.

North Coast Congressman Jared Huffman announced the funding awards on Monday. The historic preservation grants fund preservation programs at tribal offices to ensure the preservation of tribal sites and cultural traditions.

In all, $1,166,615 was awarded to 17 tribes in California's Second Congressional District, including:

  • $65,029 to the Bear River Band of the Rohnerville Rancheria
  • $65,281 to the Blue Lake Rancheria
  • $65,270 to the Cher-Ae Heights Indian Community of the Trinidad Rancheria
  • $65,184 to the Dry Creek Rancheria Band of Pomo Indians
  • $66,925 to the Elk Valley Rancheria
  • $66,378 to the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria
  • $81,586 to the Hoopa Valley Tribe
  • $69,511 to the Hopland Band of Pomo Indians
  • $67,921 to the Karuk Tribe
  • $67,275 to the Kashia Band of Pomo Indians of the Stewarts Point Rancheria
  • $65,433 to the Pinoleville Pomo Nation
  • $66,258 to the Resighini Rancheria
  • $77,617 to the Round Valley Indian Tribes
  • $67,285 to the Sherwood Valley Rancheria Band of Pomo Indians of California
  • $64,732 to the Tolowa Dee-ni' Nation
  • $65,512 to the Wiyot Tribe
  • $79,418 to the Yurok Tribe
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“My district is home to many tribes, whose culture and history have been a deeply important part of the fabric of our community since time immemorial,” Huffman said. “Thanks to the investments made by Congress in this year’s funding bill, over a million dollars is heading their way to preserve places of cultural significance, ensuring America’s diverse history is protected and celebrated.”

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