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Agency:    Department of the Interior
Bureau:    Bureau of Indian Affairs and Bureau of Indian Education
Account:    Operation of Indian programs (14-2100)
Certifying Official:    Director, Office of Budget Management
Contact Information:    http://WWW.DOI.GOV   202-208-6416
Western Heritage Center Distance Learning

1 recipient will receive $1,233,000. This is a continuing earmark.
Year Enacted: 2005
Description: Supports preservation of American Indian language and culture. The center is a public museum located in Billings, Montana. The center displays Indian artifacts of the Yellowstone River region. The funding supports training of Tribal members of preservation-related disciplines, recording of Tribal traditions and history from Indian perspectives, and development of a distance learning capability that can be used in teaching Tribal members and public about native tribes.
Beneficiary/Recipient Amount ($K) Program Type Address
Western Heritage Center (071405344) $1,233 Special Programs/Pooled Overhead Non-Profit
2822 Montana Ave
Billings, MT
Source: Appropriations Report Language - Conference
Reference: P.L.108-447/S. Rept. 108-341/H. Rept. 108-792
Method: User entered excerpt
Citation Excerpt: $1,500,000 for the Western Heritage Center's Distance Learning and tribal histories project. (S. Rept. 108-341); Changes to the House level for special programs and pooled overhead include increases of $1,250,000 for the Western Heritage Center distance learning program (H. Rept. 108-792)

Citation Comment: Amount was reduced by congressional across-the-board rescissions.

Last Modified: 16-Apr-2007

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