Niigaane Work Plan

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$125,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Niigaane
Recipient Type
K-12 Education
Status
In Progress
Start Date
January 2016
End Date
June 2017
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Legal Citation / Subdivision
MN 2015 Session Law, 1st Special, Article 4, Sect. 2, Subd. 2
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$125,000
Direct expenses
$103
Administration costs
$103
Number of full time equivalents funded
2 with Legacy funds, 3 with federal funds, 1 state funds
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

By the June 1, 2017, the Ojibwe Language kits will be check out by 50% of families of Niigaane students to increase language acquisition and support academics as indicated on the sign out process. The percentage of parents volunteering in the Niigaane Immersion Program will increase from 0% in 2015 to 20% in June 2017 as indicated on a staff survey to continue to reinforce language skills and support a family-school connection.

Source of Additional Funds

Tribal Funding 51%, State funds 15%

Project Overview

To immerse students in the Ojibwe Language and Culture and strengthen home/community outreach to revitalize our language and continue our traditions.

Project Manager
First Name
Amanda
Last Name
Norman
Organization Name
Niigaane
Street Address
15353 Silver Eagle Dr NW
City
Bena
State
MN
Zip Code
56650
Phone
(218)665-3001
Email
amnorman@bugschool.k12.mn.us
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications

NA

Advisory Group Members and Qualifications

NA

Conflict of Interest Disclosed
NO
Conflict of Interest Contact

NA