[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 140 (Thursday, July 21, 2011)]
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[FR Doc No: 2011-18377]



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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Announcement of Expansion Supplement Grant Awards

AGENCY: Administration for Native Americans, ACF, HHS.

ACTION: Notice to 10 Expansion Supplement Awards to implement the First 
Lady's Let's Move! in Indian Country (LMIC) initiative.

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    CFDA: 93.612.


    Statutory Authority:  The awards will be made pursuant to 
Section 803 of the Native American Programs Act of 1974.

    Amount of Award: Ten awards for a total of $193,437.
    Project Period: May 2011--September 30, 2011.
SUMMARY: The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), 
Administration for Native Americans (ANA), announces the award of ten 
expansion supplement awards to Native American Tribes that are 
currently combating the epidemic of health issues in Native America. 
Expansion supplement funds will support activities associated with the 
First Lady's initiative, Let's Move! in Indian Country. Under the 
program, grantee Tribes have set forth goals and milestones that will 
benefit Native youth, children, and families.
    The following projects will be supported by the expansion 
supplement awards:
     Native Village of Afognak, Kodiak, AK ($20,000). The 
project will include Let's Move! activities as part of their summer 
youth camps.
     Pueblo of Tesuque, Santa Fe, NM ($20,025). The project 
will include Let's Move! activities in its existing project of building 
a comprehensive prevention and early intervention program that is 
focused on building community member awareness of, and ability to, 
confront challenges.
     Riverside-San Bernardino County Indian Health, Inc., 
Banning, CA ($20,000). The project will include healthy living and 
healthy lifestyles of the Let's Move! initiative in its already 
existing project that focuses on providing pre-marital, dating violence 
and communication education. The project also provides pre-marital 
education to pregnant and parenting adolescents.
     Yerington Paiute Tribe, Yerington, NV ($19,034). This 
project will include Let's Move! activities that support the 
development of a family/community wellness support system. The system 
provides prevention, intervention, referral and follow-up services to 
community members.
     Cornerstone Ministries, Inc., Crownpoint, NM ($20,001). 
This project will implement Let's Move! activities in its project to 
increase the awareness and value of healthy families and will include 
activities in its training of youth workers to conduct relationship 
education.
     Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma, Wyandotte, OK 
($17,490). This project will include Let's Move! activities in its 
project to encourage healthy eating and exercise to reduce the rate of 
diabetes among elderly tribal members.
     Leech Lake, Cass Lake, MN ($19,999). This project will 
include Let's Move! activities in its project to increase relevant 
academic and cultural content for an intensive in-service for teachers.
     Chickaloon Native Village, Chickaloon, AK ($16,948). This 
project will include Let's Move! activities in its project that 
encourages tribal governance and land stewardship of Chickaloon 
traditional lands by designing and implementing a trails and recreation 
planning, management, and ecotourism plan.
     White Earth Band of Chippewa, White Earth, MN ($19,940). 
This project will include Let's Move! activities in its project to 
improve child well-being and social stability by providing family 
support services to disadvantaged parents and their children.
     The American Indian Child Resource Center, Oakland, CA 
($20,000). This project will include Let's Move! activities in its 
project to providing life skills training that fosters and promotes 
decision making, critical thinking, and independent living skills among 
young Native Americans living in urban environments.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lillian A. Sparks, Commissioner, 
Administration for Native Americans, 370 L'Enfant Promenade, SW., 
Washington, DC 20047. Telephone: 877-922-9262 E-mail: 
anacommissioner@acf.hhs.gov.

    Dated: July 13, 2011.
Kim Romine,
Intergovernmental Affairs Specialist, Administration for Native 
Americans.
[FR Doc. 2011-18377 Filed 7-20-11; 8:45 am]
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