American Indian Summer Seminar
(d) History Partnerships. $1,250,000 in 2010 and $2,750,000 in 2011 are for partnerships between and with the Minnesota Historical Society and partnering organizations to enhance access to Minnesota's history and cultural heritage in all regions of the state.
Partner Organizations: Minnesota Humanities Center and Tribal Colleges.
The American Indian Summer Seminar offers a unique educational experience for American Indian students from across Minnesota. The 15 students selected to participate in this intensive three-week residential program will attend classroom presentations and experience hands-on learning about the museum field and other historical and cultural preservation organizations. The students will learn about various career paths and academic requirements for working in these types of organizations, both on and off reservations, as well as particular challenges faced by American Indian communities related to preserving tribal history.