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Shakopee Tribe awards anti-domestic violence grant


The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota has awarded a $500,000 grant to the Oglala Sioux Tribe to fund anti-domestic violence initiatives on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota.

The money will go to Cangleska, a non-profit organization on the reservation. It will be used to fund a new women's shelter.

Thanks to gaming revenues, the Shakopee Tribe has donated and awarded more than $56.5 million to tribes, Indian organizations and charities.

Get the Story:
Tribe awards violence-prevention grant (The Rapid City Journal 5/3)

Relevant Links:
Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community - http://www.ccsmdc.org
Oglala Sioux Tribe - http://www.lakotamall.com/oglalasiouxtribe
Cangleska - http://www.cangleska.org

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