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Spokane Tribe awarded federal grant

The Spokane Tribe of Indians is one of two Native American governmental organizations to receive a federal Sustainable Communities Challenge Grant, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced Wednesday.

The $1.5 million grant will be used by the tribe to develop a master plan for new affordable, energy-efficient housing on the reservation.

Also receiving a grant is the Laguna Pueblo in New Mexico.

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