Alaskan tribes receive grants for victims of crimes

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FAIRBANKS, Alaska - The Department of Justice's 'Office for Victims of Crime' awarded $8.3 million to 13 American Indian and Alaska Native tribes in six states Thursday.
According to a press release from the Department of Justice, three Alaska tribes received grants.
The 'Central Council Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska,' the 'Tetlin Tribal Council,' and the 'Aleut Community of St. Paul Island Tribal Government were awarded over $2 million in grants today.
The grants will reportedly be used to provide services to victims of crime in these communities.