.8 million coming to Nevada to preserve cultural and tribal sites

$1.8 million coming to Nevada to preserve cultural and tribal sites

WASHINGTON D.C. (KOLO) – More than $1.8 million to preserve Nevada’s cultural and tribal sites will be coming to the state.

The National Park Service grants will allow the State of Nevada and tribal communities to implement preservation studies, provide education programs, and conduct archeological and architectural surveys.

The awards will be broken down as follows:

  • $1,037,725 to the Nevada State Historic Preservation Office
  • $104,613 to the Duckwater Shoshone Tribe of the Duckwater Reservation
  • $108,892 to the Moapa Band of Paiute Indians of Moapa River Indian Reservation
  • $98,101 to the Paiute Shoshone Tribe of the Fallon Reservation and Colony
  • $124,184 to the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe
  • $100,668 to the Reno Sparks Indian Colony
  • $99,623 to the Summit Lake Paiute Tribe
  • $120,914 to the Walker River Paiute Tribe of the Walker River Reservation
  • $96,059 to the Washoe Tribe of Nevada and California

The new funding was announced by U.S. Senators Catherine Cortez Masto and Jacky Rosen.

“These federal funds I helped secure will help preserve the rich stories and culture of historical and Tribal sites across Nevada,” said Senator Cortez Masto. “I’m proud to have fought for this funding, and I will continue to work to protect and promote the cultural heritage of all our communities for generations to come.”

“The many Tribal nations that call Nevada home have a rich history that must be preserved and shared with generations to come,” said Senator Rosen. “I’m proud to have helped secure this funding to conserve Tribal historical properties and cultural traditions in our state.”

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