Pala Band of Mission Indians among three tribes awarded funding for climate change
Last updated 1/20/2021 at 5:38pm
SAN DIEGO (CNS) – A state program granted $250,000 to the Pala Band of Mission Indians, the Rincon Band of Luiseno Indians, and the San Pasqual Band of Mission Indians, Thursday, Jan. 14 to help them combat climate change in their communities.
The Tribal Government Challenge Planning Grant Program gave the funds to the three San Diego County Tribes to "assess and prioritize the three tribes' needs and opportunities for energy, climate and community sustainability, and to conduct advanced planning on priority strategies selected by tribal leaders.''
Nearly $2 million was awarded to tribes...