Western Washington tribes receive more than $10-million in DOJ grants

        The grants include nearly $2.6 million for crime issues related to alcohol and substance abuse:
  • Swinomish Tribe ($349,379)
  • Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe ($460,105)
  • Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation ($407,108)
  • Puyallup Tribe of Indians ($628,807)
  • Squaxin Island Tribe ($750,000)
Two tribal communities were awarded grants to improve the investigation and prosecution of child abuse cases, especially cases of child sexual abuse:
  • Tulalip Tribes of Washington ($383,283)
  • Puyallup Tribe of Indians ($369,805)
Five tribes received significant funding to combat violence against women:
  • Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Nation ($307,583)
  • Cowlitz Indian Tribe ($711,000)
  • Puyallup Tribe of Indians ($100,000)
  • Swinomish Tribal Community ($700,000)
  • Tulalip Tribes of Washington ($886,889)
In addition, tribes also received funding for their community oriented policing efforts providing for tribal police, training and equipment.  The total grant awards to each of the seven tribes are listed here:
Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation 1,125,991
Cowlitz Indian Tribe 711,000
Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe 1,032,932
Puyallup Tribal Council 2,586,479
Quileute Tribe 784,446
Squaxin Indian Tribe 824,445
Swinomish Indian Tribal Community 1,049,379
Tulalip Tribes of Washington 2,068,058
 Total 10,182,730