Arts and Cultural Heritage Community Arts Learning Grant

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Ball Club Community Center
Recipient Type
Tribal Government
Status
Completed
Start Date
May 2015
End Date
September 2015
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Itasca
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2013, Chapter 137, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access ACHF Arts Education ACHF Cultural Heritage

2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$714
Direct expenses
$5,714
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

1.) At least 60% of the participants will be acquiring a new skill in regalia making and/or are considered high risk population. 2.) Increasing opportunities for community interaction and artistic enrichment. 3.) Preserving cultural identity through art and dance. 4.) Satisfaction in the outcome. 5.) At least 90% of participants will have completed their regalia. 1.) Registration Form will reflect at least 60% of participants are acquiring a new skill and/or are high risk population (i.e., probation, homeless, truancy, foster care, Minnesota Family Investment Program, etc.) 2.) Post Survey will be conducted, includes the question: Explain how regalia making helped you in preserving your cultural identity or increased your knowledge or regalia making? 3.) At least 26 of 28 participants will have completed dance regalia by end of class 4.) 98% will have found this workshop to be satisfying and increased their knowledge or skill in regalia making.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Melissa Bowstring, Gina Munnell, Rosanne Wilson (Chairperson), Gary Charwood
Project Overview

Arts and Cultural Heritage Community Arts Learning Grant

Project Details

Regalia Making Workshops. To support community, cultural, and artistic vitality through Regalia Making workshops in the Leech Lake tribal communities of: ‘Squaw Lake’, Ball Club, Inger, and Winnie Dam. Regalia is a folk art and is the traditional dance wear seen at local powwows. Class is appropriate for 13+.

Project Manager
First Name
Carri
Last Name
Jones
Organization Name
Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Ball Club Community Center
Street Address
30995 Arctic Rd  
City
Deer River
State
MN
Phone
(218) 246-8210
Email
chairwoman.jones@llojibwe.org
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications

Erling Ellison: jewelry designer and creator, speech coach and judge, director of Garrison Art Fair; Ken Bloom: Director of Tweed Museum of Art, University of Minnesota-Duluth; Janeen Carey: vocalist, retired Hibbing Community College librarian and information media specialist; Kate Fitzgerald: Program Director North Shore Music Association, writer; Peter Pestalozzi: furniture maker, wood worker; David Beard: Assistant Professor University of Minnesota-Duluth writing studies; Mark King: actor, theater reviewer, musician; Adam Guggemos: graphic designer, art events promoter; Michelle Ronning: jewelry designer and maker; John Gregor: photographer, art educator, community art advocate; Ann Russ: music performer, community song leader, choir director, workshop leader, past director and founder of North Shore Music Association; Tara Makinen: Executive Director of Itasca Orchestra and Strings, musician; Dana Mattice: Development and Communications Director of The Art Institute Duluth, Shannon Sweeney: stage manager for Duluth Playhouse and former production manager for the Minnesota Ballet; Moira Villiard: visual artist and student of arts and communication at University of Wisconsin-Superior.

Advisory Group Members and Qualifications

Janeen Carey: vocalist, retired Hibbing Community College librarian and information media specialist; David Beard: Assistant Professor University of Minnesota-Duluth writing studies; Mark King: actor, theater reviewer, musician; Erling Ellison: jewelry designer and creator, speech coach and judge, director of Garrison Art Fair; Kate Fitzgerald: Program Director North Shore Music Association, writer; John Gregor: photographer, art educator, community art advocate; Tara Makinen: Executive Director of Itasca Orchestra and Strings, musician; Ann Russ: music performer, community song leader, choir director, workshop leader, past director and founder of North Shore Music Association; Shannon Sweeney: stage manager for Duluth Playhouse and former production manager for the Minnesota Ballet.