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Nevada tribal communities to receive COVID relief

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Posted at 8:09 AM, Mar 22, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-23 15:05:21-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Nevada leaders say 17 tribal communities in the state are getting more than $10 million in COVID relief.

Nevada Tribes will be receiving a range of funds between $35,000 to $1.5 million, according to Nevada senators.

Allocations range from about $35,000 each for the Las Vegas Tribe of Paiute Indians, the Summit Lake Paiute Tribe and the Winnemucca Indian Colony to nearly $1.5 million for the Duck Valley Shoshone-Paiute Tribes in Owyhee.

The money is meant to help with affordable housing.