Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,008
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Boys and Girls Club of White Earth
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
April 2012
End Date
June 2012
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Mahnomen
Becker
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2011, First Special Session, chapter 6, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Cultural Heritage

2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,008
Other Funds Leveraged
$824
Direct expenses
$3,832
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Twelve selected individuals will design and sew their own Ojibwa Regalia outfits to wear in the Boys and Girls Club Pow-Wow on June 2012. This process will teach sewing skills as well as raise participantsÆ awareness of Ojibwa culture.Each student will complete a pre and post evaluation measuring their skill in sewing and knowledge and awareness of Ojibwa regalia design. Sewing at the Boys and Girls club and showcasing this regalia at the pow-wow will increase the number of youth interested in sewing regalia in subsequent years as well as raise awareness in the community of the ability local youth have to relate to their culture in positive ways through artistic expression.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Twelve Girls and Boys Club members from Mahnomen explored their Native American culture and heritage by designing and making Pow Wow Regalia. The personality of each club member was shown in their design. A short survey on sewing skills and designed was c

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Mike Swan, Gerald Roberts, Tom McArthur, Harley Hanson, Don York, Leonard Wells, Marv Sargent, Sandra St. Clair, Jennifer Scott, Steve Clark, Priscilla Johnson, Emily Annette, Brent Gish
Project Overview
Boys and Girls Clubs of the White Earth Reservation Regalia Workshop
Project Details
Funds will assist 12 members of the Boys and Girls Clubs of the White Earth Reservation - Mahnomen Unit to make pow-wow regalia with regalia artist Dana Goodwin.
Project Manager
First Name
Peggie
Last Name
Chisholm
Organization Name
Boys and Girls Club of White Earth
Street Address
PO Box 186
City
Nay-tah-waush
State
MN
Zip Code
56566
Phone
(218) 935-5554
Email
peggiec@whiteearth.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; Nancy Cole: Musician, Theatrical Artist, Dance Performer; Lois Schaedler: Visual Artist, Filmmaker, Photographer, Craft Artist; Nancy Brown-Colligan: Theatrical Artist, Choreographer; 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