AMPERS-Veterans' Voices: Fond du Lac Warriors
$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.
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
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.