Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,956
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
White Earth Tribal and Community College
Status
Completed
Start Date
March 2012
End Date
December 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 Arts Access ACHF Arts Education ACHF Cultural Heritage

2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,956
Other Funds Leveraged
$2,348
Direct expenses
$6,304
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

To teach 35 or more individuals the art of traditional papermaking and dyeing while revitalizing their connection to artistic expression, nature, and Ojibwe language and culture. To build capacity in papermaking and dyeing among educators who will share this knowledge and skill with others.The level of engagement, skill and knowledge gained will be documented during conversations with participants during the workshops, debriefing sessions following the workshops, and through comments gathered at exhibition sites.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Thirty-eight people attended the workshops and open paper-making labs. We gathered feedback and documented these conversations after each workshop as well as used a simple feedback form. The use of plant materials was a major highlight expressed by all pa

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Project Overview
Elemental Arts: Natural ôWildö Plant Dyes and Papermaking Workshop and Exhibit
Project Details
Funds will assist White Earth Tribal and Community College to offer ôElemental Arts: Natural æWildÆ Plant Dyes and Papermaking workshop and exhibit.
Project Manager
First Name
Tammy
Last Name
Bellanger
Organization Name
White Earth Tribal and Community College
Street Address
102 3rd St PO Box 478
City
Mahnomen
State
MN
Zip Code
56557
Phone
(218) 935-0417x 213
Email
tbellanger@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