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Bush Foundation seeks applicants for Native Nation program

SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- The Bush Foundation is seeking applications from enrolled members of tribes in North Dakota, South Dakota and Minnesota as part of its Native Nation Rebuilders Program.

The program aims to strengthen leadership skills for leaders in 23 tribal nations. The program was launched in 2010.

Over the course of the two-year program, selected participants take part in five trainings led by regional and national experts in nation-rebuilding and issues specific to Indian Country.

Applicants must be at least 25 years old, an enrolled citizen of one of the 23 nations and currently living in North Dakota, South Dakota or Minnesota. The deadline to apply is Aug. 15.