Navajo Nation gets largest chunk of stimulus funds
The Navajo Nation, the largest tribe in the country, is getting the largest chunk of funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

The tribe is due to receive $163.8 million in stimulus funds. The money is being distributed through the Navajo region office of the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Overall, the BIA received $500 million from the stimulus bill. About $25 million is being used for oversight and monitoring.

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Local tribes get chunk of stimulus money (The Farmington Daily Times 5/12)

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act:
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