Minnesota's Legacy

AMPERS-Veterans' Voices: Fond du Lac Warriors

Project Details by Fiscal Year
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
July 2015
End Date
June 2016
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Minnesota Law, 1st Special Session, 2015, Chapter 2, Art. 4, Sec. 2, Subd. 6
Appropriation Language

$1,600,000 each year is appropriated for a grant to the Association of Minnesota Public Educational Radio Stations for production and acquisition grants in accordance with Minnesota Statutes, section 129D.19.

Number of full time equivalents funded
0.05
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

More Minnesotans of all ages, ethnicities, and incomes will have access to Minnesota History and more specifically Native American history. This project will produce content that can be used by history teachers in Minnesota classrooms This project will produce content that can be used by the Minnesota Historical Society as well as the public libraries Ampers will provide an estimated number of listeners reached through radio broadcasts, the internet and social media, as well as the number of stations that aired the program

Project Overview

Ampers will partner with WGZS to produce 20 short radio segments about Native Veterans. This series will recognize and honor the knowledge, experience, and leadership of Native Veterans, from their own perspectives and in their own voice. Native Americans comprise a disproportionately large portion of the U.S. Armed forces, relative to population size.

Project Manager
First Name
Joel
Last Name
Glaser
Organization Name
AMPERS
Street Address
2175 Cool Stream Circle
City
Eagan
State
MN
Zip Code
55122
Email
jglaser@ampers.org