Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant
ACHF Cultural Heritage
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.
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
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