Minnesota's Legacy

Lower Sioux Indian Community Dakota and Ojibwe Language Immersion Grant

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$62,000
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$62,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Lower Sioux Indian Community
Recipient Type
Tribal Government
Status
In Progress
Start Date
January 2016
End Date
June 2017
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Renville
Renville
Legal Citation / Subdivision
MN 2015 Session Law, 1st Special, Article 4, Sect. 2, Subd. 2
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$62,000
Direct expenses
$62,000
Administration costs
$0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Reestablish the Lower Sioux Cultural Resource Department dedicated solely towards tribal youth and throughout theyear by July 2016. Build partnership with Lower Sioux Senior Services by December 2016. Utilize technology to aid in education and awareness by June 2017. Develop and format cultural based youth programming by June 2017.

Description of Funds
Other funds leveraged
Source of Additional Funds

45% Tribal funding

Recipient Board Members
Sovereign Nation; Tribal Council members
Legal Citation / Subdivision
MN 2015 Session Law, 1st Special, Article 4, Sect. 2, Subd. 2
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$62,000
Direct expenses
$62
Administration costs
$0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Reestablish the Lower Sioux Cultural Resource Department dedicated solely towards tribal youth and throughout theyear by July 2016. Build partnership with Lower Sioux Senior Services by December 2016. Utilize technology to aid in education and awareness by June 2017. Develop and format cultural based youth programming by June 2017.

Source of Additional Funds

45 % Tribal funding

Recipient Board Members
Sovereign Nation; Tribal Council members
Project Overview

Reestablish the Lower Sioux Cultural Resource dedicated solely towards tribal youthby hiring workforce to manage and oversee programming. Increase cultural, language and beliefs into all youth programs - develop and format cultural based youth programming. Strengthen and open dialogue between the youth and elder populations to pass on language and cultural knowlege; build partnership with Lower Sioux Senior Services. Utilize technology to aid in education and awareness; create technological resources geared specifically toward youth language learning.

Project Manager
First Name
Loretta
Last Name
Dixon
Organization Name
Lower Sioux Indian Community
Street Address
39527 Reservation Hwy 1
City
Morton
State
MN
Zip Code
56270
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications

NA

Advisory Group Members and Qualifications

NA

Conflict of Interest Contact

NA