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Bois Forte
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$110,400

Language and Culture Resource Center to locate and centralize the existing resources relating to the Bois Forte Language and culuture. To also provide Bois Forte community with opportunities to learn the language and culture, not only in an edcuational setting but also in a hands on setting while engaging cultural practices.

St. Louis
St. Louis
Hennepin
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Dakhota Iapi
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$116,387

The goal of this project is to increase fluency and proficiency in the Dakhota language by creating a Dakhota Dictionary Mobile App that is linguistically accurate and widely accessible for both adult and youth language learners in the classroom and for individual study. The Dakhota Dictionary Mobile App will expand the Dakhota language lexical database's value as an archive preserving the Dakhota language, while presenting an accessible and vibrant new resource to a large and growing community of Dakhota language learners.

Hennepin
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Bdote
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$110,400

This project will address the critical need of Dakota and Ojibwe immersion schools to have a standardized system for determining reading levels for the Dakota and Ojibwe languages by developing an agreed upon method for assessing the readability of the languages.

Hennepin
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Lower Sioux
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$108,233

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.

Renville
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Lower Sioux Indian Community
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$62,000
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$62,000

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.

Renville
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Minneapolis American Indian Center
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$86,159

The Minneapolis American Indian Center has developed a long-term plan to increase accessibility to and interest in Native languge instruction by increasing access to learning Dakota and Ojibwe languages and increase interest among Native youth and adult community memebers to learn their Native language.

Hennepin
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Minneapolis American Indian Center
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$89,893

The Minneapolis American Indian Center has developed a long term plan to increase accessibility to and interest in Native language instruction through increased access to Dakota and Ojibwe language tables, monthly family nights, field trips and other cultural activities.

Hennepin
Recipient
Minneapolis American Indian Center
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$89,893

The Minneapolis American Indian Center has developed a long term plan to increase accessibility to and interest in Native language instruction through increased access to Dakota and Ojibwe language tables, monthly family nights, field trips and other cultural activities.

Hennepin
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Minneapolis Public Schools
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$100,400

To support students' acquisition of Ojibwe and Dakota language and culture that begins in early childhood immersion at Anishinaabe Academy and firmly establish this learning into daily, regular classroom and community behavior. Strengthen and support the existing language pathways through 12th grade and extend our focus on the development and implementation of a strong Dakota language curriculum.

Hennepin
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Nawayee Center School
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$116,387

Ojibwe language instruction and integrated curriculum provide a strong cultural base for core academic offerings and support services at Nawayee Center School. Nawayee also offers students opportunities to participate in sweat lodges, naming ceremonies and language tables. These cultural activities, which also attract parents and other adults in the community, complement the school day curriculum.

Hennepin
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Lower Sioux
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$109,830

Cansayapi will: 1) Increase teaching tools for the community by translating eight (8) curriculum units for the Dakota Immersion School and developing a ?second-year high school Dakota language syllabus that meets ACTFL world standards for listening and speaking; 2) Introduce and build the Dakota language skills of 122 community members; and 3) extend Dakota language use across the community through expanded technologically-based language interpretation at Lower Sioux?s Historic Site.

Renville
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Bdote
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$100,086
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$100,085

To develop an increased number of high quality Dakota and Ojibwe immersion teachers.

Hennepin
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Dakota Wicohan
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$113,605
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$110,602

Increase rural community capacity to teach and transmit Dakota language. Create a safe, nurturing immersion - learning environment that actively engages 15 intergenerational families in learning and speaking Dakota together through traditional Dakota lifeways.

Renville
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Wicoie
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
Hennepin
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Wicoie
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000

Our mission is to provide high quality early childhood experiences in conjunction with Ojibwe and Dakota language immersion to urban families in the Twin Cities area.

Hennepin
Recipient
Wicoie Nandagikendan
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$125,000

To revitalize Dakota and Ojibwe languages through early childhood immersion classes, family and community engagement.

Hennepin