Dakota Language Oral History Project
To conduct oral history interviews with the few remaining Dakota-as-a-first language speakers. In July 2011, KARE-TV featured the project as part of its "Land of 10,000 Stories" series.
(b) Statewide Historic and Cultural Grants. (i) $2,250,000 in 2010 and $4,500,000 in 2011 are appropriated for history programs and projects operated or conducted by or through local, county, regional or other historical or cultural organizations; or for activities to preserve significant historic and cultural resources. Funds are to be distributed through a competitive grants process. The Minnesota Historical Society shall administer these funds using established grants mechanisms, and with assistance from the advisory committee created herein.