Swinomish awarded two climate change adaption grants


November 23, 2022

The Swinomish Indian Tribal Community is one of a dozen tribes in the state to receive grants addressing the impacts of climate change, awards funded by federal infrastructure legislation passed earlier this year, U.S. Senators Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell announced Nov. 3. Ten tribes and two tribal organizations in Washington state have been awarded grants from the Bureau of Indian Affairs Branch of Tribal Climate Resilience.

The grant funding will help combat the disproportionate impact of climate change on tribal communities, Murray and Cantwell said in a joint statement. They took le...

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