The nonprofit is supposed to provide training and assistance to Native-American. They spent $198 per person, per day on food at conference in New Orleans. Their defense was Native Americans are expensive to feed. The US Department of Justice isn't buying it.
The center said its staff members “know that in order to earn the trust of American Indian grantees and to engage them . . . it was crucial to provide participants with a reasonable breakfast,’’ according to the report. The center also said it spent extra money on healthy foods because Native Americans suffer from disproportionately high rates of diabetes.Were they flying in fresh venison and wild turkey?