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Three wealthy tribes set up charity endowment


Three Minnesota tribes with successful gaming operations have created a charity endowment that could grow to $100 million.

The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community, the Prairie Island Indian Community and the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe say they will donate between $2.5 million to $5 million a year to other tribes and charitable organizations. The money is in addition to the donations each tribe makes individually.

The endowment will be managed by the Minnesota Community Foundation.

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3 Indian bands set up charity (The Minneapolis Star Tribune 3/22)
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Tribal charity endowment (The Minneapolis Star Tribune 3/22)