THPO Application Assistance

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Upper Sioux Community Board of Trustees
Start Date
December 2010
End Date
June 2011
Activity Type
Counties Affected
Yellow Medicine
Yellow Medicine
Project Overview

The Upper Sioux Community secured the services of a qualified consultant to assist in completing an application for certification as a Tribal Historic Preservation Office (THPO) for the National Park Service. Public input meetings were conducted as part of the preparation for the application. Having THPO status will support one of the leading Dakota communities' efforts to secure and document their history.

Project Details
To hire a qualified professional to conduct public input meetings preparatory to Tribal Historic Preservation Office status
Legal Citation / Subdivision
LAWS of MINNESOTA for 2009 Ch. 172, Art. 1, Subd. 4 (b), Statewide Historic and Cultural Grants
Appropriation Language

(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.

2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Project Manager
First Name
N. Scott
Last Name
Street Address
5722 Travers Lane, PO Box 147
Granite Falls
Zip Code
Administered By
Administered by

345 W. Kellogg Blvd.
St. Paul, MN 55155