Funds approved for Sioux Nation reconciliation center

The Wakpa Sica Reconciliation Center in South Dakota will use $1.4 million in federal funds to continue construction of a cultural center.

Congress provided the money in the 2005 omnibus appropriations act. It is part of the $22 million needed to complete the center by 2010.

The center, held in trust for the Sioux Nation, will serve as a gathering place for tribes and as the Sioux Nation Supreme Court.

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Congress OKs $1.4 million for Wakpa Sica reconciliation center (AP 12/1)

Consolidated Appropriations Act:
Bill Text | Joint Explanatory Statement | HR 4818

Relevant Links:
Wakpa Sica Reconciliation Place -

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