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Stillaguamish Tribe will use $1 million for youth, safety


ARLINGTON — The Stillaguamish Tribe of Indians last month was awarded more than $1 million in federal grants to improve crime prevention efforts and services for young people.

The tribe is one of 13 in Washington to receive more than $14 million total in grants, according to the U.S. Department of Justice, which published a list of the awards in late September. Nationally, the department gave out more than $100 million in competitive grants.

The Stillaguamish Tribe received $339,053 for cultural activities programs for young people, $372,561 for services for children in difficult or dangerous family situations, and $359,795 to aid community and police responses to drugs and criminal activity.


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