[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 140 (Thursday, July 21, 2011)]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-18377]
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.
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
Native Village of Afognak, Kodiak, AK ($20,000). The
project will include Let's Move! activities as part of their summer
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,
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
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
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:
Dated: July 13, 2011.
Intergovernmental Affairs Specialist, Administration for Native
[FR Doc. 2011-18377 Filed 7-20-11; 8:45 am]
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