tribal affairs

Grant Money Stopped
7:15 am
Mon October 7, 2013

Tribal Services Suffer Under Shutdown

If the government shutdown goes on too long, it will mean the end of services for the Confederated Tribes of the Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Indians.

The Confederated Tribes have enough funding to last two to three weeks. For now, the tribes have funding to maintain police and health care services.

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Jefferson Exchange | September 24, 2013
1:56 pm
Mon September 23, 2013

New Money For Tribal Justice And Safety

Credit stockmonkeys.com

Sharon Stanphill & Susan Ferris of the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Indians talk about health and justice grants.

The federal government just awarded millions of dollars in grants to American Indian tribes around the country, including several in Oregon.  The money is earmarked for law enforcement and crime prevention practices, and those program areas can be very broadly defined.

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