Potawatomi Tribes Receive $4.2 Million Children's Health Grant


Three Potawatomi tribes in Michigan have received a grant of almost $4.2 million from the federal government to help promote children’s wellness through a five-year Project LAUNCH program. The federally-recognized Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi, Pokagon Band of Potawatomi and Gun Lake Tribe Potawatomi, also known as the Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi, formed a consortium to apply for the grant and received a total of $4,198,250 from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) during the last week of October...

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Toensing, Gale Courey. "Potawatomi Tribes Receive $4.2 Million Children’s Health Grant." Indian Country Today Media Network. November 06, 2012. Article. (https://indiancountrymedianetwork.com/culture/health-wellness/potawatomi-tribes..., accessed January 11, 2013)