HVJ Cultural Center awarded grants to improve building and services

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The HV Johnston Lakota Cultural Center in Eagle Butte has received funding to renovate the building and improve services.

They were awarded a TECA grant for building renovations and upgrades. “The building has not had any major renovations since it was built in 1973,” said Trini Bird Necklace, Cultural Center Director.

Renovations include a new roof, new ceiling and kitchen repairs. “We’d like to get it back up to code,” Bird Necklace said. “It will be like a remodeled kitchen. It needs an upgrade – it’s long overdue.”

For more of this story, look at our June 26th issue!

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