The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) awarded Minnesota-based Red Lake Nation Fisheries a contract for $310,980 (€259,507) to distribute 29,200 pounds of frozen walleye fillets in Nampa, Idaho.
The frozen walleye fillets will be used for distribution to the federal child nutrition and other related domestic food assistance programs for fiscal year 2021, according to the USDA.
Last month, the agency awarded Minnesota-based Red Lake Nation Fisheries a contract for $466,903.62 (€385,243.10) to distribute 43,800 pounds of frozen walleye fillets to federal programs in Kansas City, Missouri.
The Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians, a federally recognized Native American tribe, owns Red Lake Nation Fisheries.
Red Lake Fisheries is closely aligned with the Red Lake Nation Department of Natural Resources, it said on its Facebook page.
The fisheries program began in 1987 and is responsible for the management and conservation of reservation fish stocks on 237,000 acres of Upper and Lower Red Lake, 135 smaller lakes, and approximately 55 miles of rivers and stream.