Funds Will Help American Indian CUCharter Bid

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WASHINGTON - (10/04/04) -- The Mohawk Tribe received $64,500 infederal funding last week from the Treasury Department's CommunityDevelopment Financial Institutions Fund to help it develop its owncredit union. The tribe, located in northern New York, is workingwith Alternatives FCU, in Ithaca, N.Y., to develop a charterproposal. The federal funds will be used to hire consultants towork with members of the Native American tribe.

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