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Justice Department grants $4.2M to 5 Oregon tribes

 Posted: 7:00 AM September 19, 2013

PORTLAND, Ore. — The Department of Justice announced $4.2 million in grants Wednesday for five Native American tribes in Oregon.

The grants were publicized during a meeting of Northwest tribal leaders and Justice Department officials at historic Celilo Falls. The grants are part of $190 the department is giving to 110 tribes, Alaskan native villages and tribal groups to offer remedies to alcohol and substance abuse, and violence against women.

The Oregonian reports the tribes are: Burns Paiute Tribe; Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw Indians; Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community of Oregon; Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation; and Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation.

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