Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,016
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
White Earth Tribal and Community College
Status
Completed
Start Date
February 2013
End Date
February 2013
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
$3,016
Other Funds Leveraged
$1,067
Direct expenses
$4,083
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

To increase community membersÆ knowledge, appreciation, and awareness of the Anishinaabe oral storytelling tradition and the birch bark scroll art form, while giving White Earth Tribal and Community College students the opportunity to serve the community by hosting this event which brings talented Anishinaabe storytellers to the region.Through pre and post audience interviews, information about the increase in audience knowledge, appreciation, and awareness of the Anishinaabe oral storytelling tradition and birch bark scroll art form will be gathered. White Earth Tribal and Community College students will then write an article that will be published in the Anishinaabeg Today newspaper covering the extent to which the event served to educate community members about these traditions.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Approximately 50 students in grades 5-12 from Ponsford, Naytahwaush, Mahnomen, Waubun, and Circle of life school attended the morning event and 55 community members attended the evening session. Initially, the grant proposed pre and post audience intervie

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Betsy McDougall, Joan LaVoy, Jeff Bisek, Teresa Brown, Micheal Neussen, Toni Umana
Project Overview
Anishinaabe Oral Storytelling Event
Project Details
Funds will assist White Earth Tribal and Community College to offer an Anishinaabe oral story-telling event to elementary, middle, and high school students, as well as to the larger community in Winter 2013.
Project Manager
First Name
Jeanne
Last Name
Sokolowski
Organization Name
White Earth Tribal and Community College
Street Address
124 S 1st St
City
Mahnomen
State
MN
Zip Code
56557
Phone
(218) 935-0417x 329
Email
jeanne.sokolowski@wetcc.edu
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