Minnesota's Legacy

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Recipient
Oyate Nipi Kte
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$49,815
To supplement previous work on preserving the Dakota language, which transmits history and cultural heritage, by defining 451 additional verbs.
Anoka
Hennepin
Redwood
Renville
Yellow Medicine
Recipient
Sacred Heart Area Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,027
To provide professional development for two staff members at the national American Association for State and Local History Conference in St. Paul, September 17-20, 2014.
Renville
Recipient
Renville County Historical Society
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,879

To purchase a microfilm reader/printer to make microfilmed records more accessible to the public.

Redwood
Renville
Recipient
Renville County Historical Society
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,239
To add 157 rolls of microfilmed newspapers to broaden public accessibility to primary records
Renville
Recipient
Redwood Falls Public Library
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,234
To add 111 rolls of microfilmed newspapers to broaden public accessibility to primary records.
Redwood
Renville
Recipient
Granite Falls Historical Society
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$22,800

To hire a qualified consultant to write an interpretive plan for the Andrew J. Volstead House, a National Historic Landmark.

Chippewa
Renville
Yellow Medicine
Recipient
Bird Island Cultural Centre
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000

To hire a qualified historian to complete an evaluation to determine eligibility for listing in the National Register of Historic Places for the Baker House.

Renville
Recipient
Renville County Historical Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,019

To add 35 standard Minnesota history titles to broaden public accessibility.

Renville
Recipient
Sacred Heart Area Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,318
To gain intellectual and physical control of historic objects held in public trust.
Renville
Recipient
Hector Historical Center
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,547
To gain intellectual and physical control of historic objects held in public trust.
Renville
Recipient
Sacred Heart Area Historical Society
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000

To hire a qualified consultant to develop architectural drawings for reuse of Hotel Sacred Heart, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

Renville
Recipient
Dakota Wicohan
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$89,441
To research, develop, and pilot a Dakota history and cultural heritage curriculum that meets state social studies standards for grades 6-12.
Statewide
Redwood
Renville
Yellow Medicine
Dakota
Ramsey
Recipient
Dakota Wicohan
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000

To assemble historical resources pertaining to Dakota language preservation.

Renville
Recipient
Dakota Wicohan
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
To prepare a final edit for a film about the history of the Dakota language
Renville
Recipient
Dakota Wicohan
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,300

Dakota Wicohan is engaged in a multi-phased oral history project on the Minnesota Dakota language, the state's first language. For this phase of the project, Dakota Wicohan catalogued twenty-three (23) interviews and recordings of elders, elder speakers, language programs and activists. Identified themes included military service, Dakota values, advice for language learners and reasons for language loss.

(Amount adjusted to eliminate ineligible overhead expenses.)

Renville
Recipient
Lower Sioux Indian Community
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000

To hire a professional web developer to develop an interactive web application about traditional Dakota cultural and medicinal plants.

Redwood
Renville
Recipient
Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000

To hire a qualified consultant to write an exhibit plan on the importance of water in Dakota history in Minnesota.

Anoka
Benton
Blue Earth
Carver
Chisago
Cottonwood
Dakota
Douglas
Faribault
Freeborn
Hennepin
Houston
Jackson
Kandiyohi
Le Sueur
Martin
McLeod
Mower
Nicollet
Olmsted
Pennington
Ramsey
Redwood
Renville
Rice
St. Louis
Scott
Sibley
Steele
Todd
Waseca
Washington
Watonwan
Wright
Recipient
Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$33,664
To hire consultants to develop an exhibit on Dakota culture and history.
Anoka
Benton
Blue Earth
Brown
Carver
Chisago
Cottonwood
Dakota
Douglas
Faribault
Freeborn
Hennepin
Houston
Jackson
Kandiyohi
Le Sueur
Martin
McLeod
Mower
Nicollet
Olmsted
Pennington
Ramsey
Redwood
Renville
Rice
St. Louis
Scott
Sibley
Steele
Todd
Waseca
Washington
Watonwan
Wright
Recipient
Dakota Wicohan
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
To conduct final editing of oral history footage for an original documentary on the history of the Dakota language in Minnesota.
Renville
Recipient
Sacred Heart Area Historical Society
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,462

To hire a qualified museum consultant to conduct a general preservation needs assessment survey and long range collections preservation plan.

Renville
Recipient
Sacred Heart Area Historical Society
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$80,125

To hire a qualified consultant to conduct an architectural study of Hotel Sacred Heart, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

Renville
Recipient
Sacred Heart Area Historical Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,600
To hire a qualified historian to complete the nomination to the National Register of Historic Places for Hotel Sacred Heart.
Renville
Recipient
Sacred Heart Area Historical Society
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,109
To acquire 75 rolls of primary records on microfilm for increased public access to history.
Renville
Recipient
Redwood Falls Public Library (Plum Creek Library System)
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,399
To microfilm Redwood Gazette newspapers to make primary records more accessible to the public.
Redwood
Renville
Recipient
St. Cornelia's Church/Bishop Whipple Mission
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000

To analyze the structure and materials of St. Cornelia's Church, listed in the National Register of Historic Places, preparatory to further preservation projects

Renville
Recipient
Renville County Historical Society
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
To make primary records accessible through a new microfilm reader/printer
Renville
Recipient
Renville County Historical Society
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$45,101
To gain physical and intellectual control through a professional inventory of approximately 12,000 objects documenting Renville County history using PastPerfect Museum Software
Renville
Recipient
Sacred Heart Area Historical Society
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,677
To hire a qualified historian to evaluate the Sacred Heart Public School for possible inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places.
Renville
Recipient
Sacred Heart Area Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,383
To hire a qualified historian to complete the nomination to the National Register of Historic Places for Sacred Heart Public School.
Renville
Recipient
Sacred Heart Area Historical Society
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,474

SHAHS acquired shelving and conservation materials to re-organize, consolidate and store collections, especially artifacts documenting the Sacred Heart High School, using proper historical conservation methods. Improved care and management will extend the life of the resources stored in the archival library. Better organization makes the collections more useable to patrons and staff.

Renville
Recipient
Sacred Heart Area Historical Society
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,019
To determine necessary steps to abate water and pest infiltration to better preserve artifact collections.
Renville
Recipient
Kandiyohi County Historical Society
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$99,900

To hire qualified consultants to develop and install a traveling exhibit on World War I in Kandiyohi County.

Big Stone
Chippewa
Kandiyohi
Lac qui Parle
Lincoln
Lyon
Redwood
Renville
Swift
Yellow Medicine
Recipient
Kandiyohi County Historical Society
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To hire a qualified consultant to write an exhibit plan for a traveling exhibit on World War I in Kandiyohi County.
Big Stone
Chippewa
Kandiyohi
Lac qui Parle
Lincoln
Lyon
Redwood
Renville
Swift
Yellow Medicine