Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,200
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Pequana Playhouse
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
October 2011
End Date
October 2011
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Lake of the Woods
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2011, First Special Session, chapter 6, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access ACHF Arts Education ACHF Cultural Heritage

2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,200
Other Funds Leveraged
$850
Direct expenses
$2,050
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

We expect the performance to help audience members learn elements of and an appreciation for Native American culture, heritage and traditional beliefs, as well as increase their knowledge of the importance of Native American Legends and what they represent. Audience members will also increase their appreciation for theater and its possibilities to increase cultural awareness.The majority of surveys will give a favorable review of the performance and note that they learned something about Native American culture. Interviews with teachers will show favorable comments on the experience. Attendance for public performances will be over 50 persons, an increase over past Mixed Blood Theater productions in the community.

Measurable Outcome(s)

We met most of the goals of our evaluation plan. All those responding to the survey had a positive experience and appreciated learning about Native American Lore presented and seeing it presented as entertainment. The teachers responding all had positive

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Vicki Morrison Goble, Dessa Brunette, Phyllis Paulsen, Becky Carlson, Mary Hilbrand, Jens Bringsjord, Carol Davis, Andrea Bringsjord, Pamela LaFromboise
Project Overview
ôAccording to Coyoteö mixed Blood Theater Production at Pequana Playhouse
Project Details
Funds will assist Pequana Playhouse to present a Mixed Blood Theatre Company production of ôAccording to Coyote,ö a collection of Native American tales, music and folklore at the Lake of the Woods School Auditorium, October 25 and 25, 2011.
Project Manager
First Name
Vicki
Last Name
Morrison Goble
Organization Name
Pequana Playhouse
Street Address
PO Box 903 236 15th Ave SW
City
Baudette
State
MN
Zip Code
56623-0903
Phone
(218) 434-0495
Email
pequana.playhouse@gmail.com
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Deane Johnson: Literary Artist, Musician, Theatrical Artist, Arts Advocate; Patt Rall: Arts Columnist, Literary Artist, Musician, Theatrical Artist, Visual Artist; Malotte Backer: Visual Artist, Arts Advocate; Nancy Cole: Musician, Theatrical Artist, Dance Performer; Germaine Riegert: Literary Artist, Arts Appreciator, Arts Advocate; Harold White Jr.: Poet, Musician.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Deane Johnson: Literary Artist, Musician, Theatrical Artist, Arts Advocate; Kathy Gustafson: Visual Artist, Sculptor, Artist Career Counselor; Patt Rall: Arts Columnist, Literary Artist, Musician, Theatrical Artist, Visual Artist; Diana McLain: Photographer, Visual Artist, Arts Advocate; Malotte Backer: Visual Artist, Arts Advocate; Steve Ballard: Visual Artist, Art Teacher, Arts Advocate; Steve Prenevost: Arts Appreciator, Arts Advocate; Nancy Cole: Musician, Theatrical Artist, Dance Performer; Lois Schaedler: Visual Artist, Filmmaker, Photographer, Craft Artist; Leah Prussia: Literary Artist, Musician, Theatrical Artist, Craft Artist.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No