2 Oklahoma Tribes Receive Federal Grants

Friday, August 3rd 2012, 10:32 am
By: News On 6

Federal officials have announced that two Oklahoma tribes are among 31 tribes, Alaska Native villages and museums that will share $1.66 million in federal grants to help return human remains and cultural objects to the groups.

The Delaware Tribe will receive a consultation grant of $89,554 for the return and documentation of tribal cultural objects. The Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribe will receive a $15,000 repatriation grant for the return of remains and cultural objects.

The grants were announced Thursday by U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and National Park Service Director Jonathan Jarvis.