Stimulus includes $17.8M for Native youth programs
The $767 billion American Recovery and Reinvestment Act includes $17.8 million to help Native youth find employment.

The money funds the Workforce Investment Act Indian and Native Supplemental Youth Service Program at the Department of Labor. It will be used for work programs, training and education for Native youth.

The largest chunk of the allocation, $4 million, goes to the Navajo Nation. The second largest, $2.5 million, goes to a Native Hawaiian program.

The remainder of the funds will be distributed among 133 tribes and Indian organizations, The Farmington Daily Times said.

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