Treasury Begins Disbursing $4.8B To Native American Tribes
May 8, 2020
The U.S. Treasury announced Tuesday it has begun distributing $4.8 billion in relief funding to Native American tribal governments across the country, $600 million of which is set to go to the Navajo Nation.
In a news release, the Treasury said it is distributing 60 percent of its $8 billion package to native tribes based on population data used in distributing the Indian Housing Block Grant. The data is based on U.S. Census figures.