American Indian Summer Seminar

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$89,853
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Minnesota Historical Society
Status
Ongoing
Activity Type
Education/Outreach/Engagement
Counties Affected
Statewide
Legal Citation / Subdivision
LAWS of MINNESOTA for 2009 Ch. 172, Art. 1, Subd. 4 (d), History Partnerships
Appropriation Language

(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.

2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$89,853
Project Overview

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.

Project Details
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.
Project Manager
Salutation
Mr.
First Name
Chris
Last Name
Taylor
Organization Name
Minnesota Historical Society
Street Address
345 Kellogg Boulevard West
City
St. Paul
State
MN
Zip Code
55102
Phone
651-259-3430