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Tribes To Receive Funds From Diabetes Program

The Fort Peck Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes will receive $815,808 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for its Special Diabetes Program for Indians.

The federal funding totals $139 million and is heading to 302 tribal, urban and Indian Health Service clinics in 35 states. Montana has 13 recipients. Along with Fort Peck, other recipients include: * All Nations Health Center in Missoula, $169,428 * The Blackfeet Nation, $867,948 * Butte Native Wellness Center, $242,969 * The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, $1,040,808 * The Crow Indian Health Service facility in Billings, $1,224,949 * The Fort Belknap Diabetes Prevention Program, $434,243 * Helena Indian Alliance, $288,686 * Family Health Clinic in Great Falls, $301,028 * The Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians of Montana, $148,030 * Native American Development Corporation in Billings, $288,686 * The Northern Cheyenne Tribes, $595,755 * Rocky Boy Health Center in Box Elder, $451,191

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