Minnesota's Legacy

Lower Sioux

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$108,233
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Lower Sioux
Recipient Type
Tribal Government
Status
In Progress
Start Date
September 2017
End Date
June 2018
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Renville
Renville
Legal Citation / Subdivision
MN 2017 Session Law, Regular Session, Chapter 91, Article 4 Subd. 9
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$108,233
Direct expenses
$108,233
Number of full time equivalents funded
1.1
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

6 language videos, with 3 featuring a female and 3 featuring a male. Increased database or cultural dictionary of Dakota Iapi for Cansa?yapi. 10 language apps to be used as teaching tools for members & 20 new resource books, 30 language learners will demonstrate increased Dakota Iapi skills, including 10 students in Grades 3-8; 10 students in Grades 9-12; and 10 parents; and 30 summer youth., 140 community members will engage in seasonal language and culture activities. Establish monthly community-culture camps, focusing on historic, cultural teachings and language.

Recipient Board Members
Brian Pendleton-President, Robert L. Larsen-Vice-President, Grace Goldtooth-Treasurer, Earl Pendleton-Secretary, and Jane Steffen-Asst. Secretary Treasurer
Project Overview

The goal of the Cansayapi Dakota Iapi (Language) Program is to establish a permanent Dakota language program at Lower Sioux that promotes continuous language learning and speaking opportunities across the generations and community.

Project Manager
First Name
Loretta
Last Name
Dixon
Organization Name
Lower Sioux
Street Address
39527 Reservation Highway 1
City
Morton
State
MN
Zip Code
56270
Phone
507-697-6185
Email
loretta.dixon@lowersioux.com