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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 millions and is heading to 302 tribal, urban and Indian Health Service clinics in 35 states. Montana has 13 recipients.

Along with the Fort Peck Tribes, 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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