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“Audit of American Indian Cultural Center Shows Board Selected Most Expensive Options”

The board overseeing the unfinished American Indian Cultural Center and Museum had “unrealistic expectations” about the project, but the State Auditor found no financial wrongdoing.

“The board chose the most expensive of six proposals presented by its architect,” State Auditor Gary Jones said in a prepared statement. “They decided to build a $169 million facility when only $5 million in funding had been secured. Throughout the years, although additional funding was not forthcoming, the board maintained its commitment to the most expensive plan.”

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