National Park Service Awards Over $603,000 to Indian Country and Native Hawaiian Organizations


August 30, 2023

This grant will help stabilize the Noow Hit Tribal House, the last and only surviving example of Tlingit vernacular architecture in the Chilkat Valley, Alaska, a Tlingit stronghold that once had over 75 tribal houses. (Photo/Courtesy of Tom Ganner, Chilkoot Indian Association)

The National Park Service announced $603,149 in grants on Monday for 10 projects across Indian Country in protection of America's Native cultures.

"These grants help the National Park Service work with American Indian Tribes and Alaska Native organizations to preserve their cultural heritage and reconnect people with their traditions of the past that help inform their future," National Park Service Director Chuck Sams (Umatilla) said.

A sample of the type of projects funded by the grant include:


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