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LIST OF FISCAL YEAR 1990 GRANTS TO INDIAN TRIBES AND ALASKA
NATIVES

graphics/bullet.gif (930 bytes)ALASKA
graphics/bullet.gif (930 bytes)ARIZONA
graphics/bullet.gif (930 bytes)COLORADO
graphics/bullet.gif (930 bytes)MAINE
graphics/bullet.gif (930 bytes)MINNESOTA
graphics/bullet.gif (930 bytes)NEW MEXICO
graphics/bullet.gif (930 bytes)NEVADA
graphics/bullet.gif (930 bytes)NORTH DAKOTA
graphics/bullet.gif (930 bytes)OKLAHOMA
graphics/bullet.gif (930 bytes)WASHINGTON
graphics/bullet.gif (930 bytes)WYOMING

LIST OF FISCAL YEAR 1990 HISTORIC PRESERVATION
FUND GRANTS TO INDIAN TRIBES AND ALASKA NATIVES
FISCAL YEAR 1990 HISTORIC PRESERVATION FUND GRANTS TO
INDIAN TRIBES AND ALASKA NATIVES
ALASKA
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Kodiak Area Native Association
Alaska Alutiiq Lost Village Study
$ 50,000

This grant seeks to "fill in" an important gap in the history of the peoples of Kodiak Island. The study will undertake an assessment (both archival and in the field) of the little understood phenomena of village abandonment on Kodiak Island since 1900. Field work will be performed by professional archeologists and ethnohistorians with the assistance of Kodiak Island villagers. The archival collection produced will be housed in the Kodiak Native Association Archives and a book summarizing the results of the study will be published.
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Northwest Arctic Native Association
Inupiaq Place Name Project
$ 24,900
The importance of traditional Inupiaq geographic names in the Northwest Arctic Native Association Region in Alaska is key to the preservation of Inupiaq culture. This proposal seeks to research through interviews a comprehensive listing of Inupiaq geographic name places to ensure that they are preserved for future generations. The results will be used in public schools and will be submitted to the Alaska Board of Geographic Place Names. The project will be conducted by a native specialist in the Inupiaq Language in consultation with the Alaska Native Language Center.
ARIZONA
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Ak Chin Indian Community
Addition of Oral History Program, Ak Chin Ecomuseum/Archive
$ 47,800
This is a language preservation project in which the Ak-Chin seek to preserve their oral traditions and language. The grant provides funding to record tribal lifeways, history, and traditional practices. The project will be undertaken by the Tribe in consultation with the Suquamish Tribe, acknowledged leaders in the Pacific Northwest in establishing successful tribal language preservation programs. The grant builds tribal capabilities for similar future undertakings, establishes an archive of these recordings, as well as building inter-tribal ties.
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 Navajo Nation
Navajo Nation Cultural Resources Data Base
$ 50,000
The project will assist the Navajo nation in establishing a computerized database designed to meet the rapidly increasing cultural resource management needs of the Navajo Nation. The Navajo have recently assumed from the Bureau of Indian Affairs the responsibility of Federal project review under Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act. The managing of information on some 30,000 known archeological sites and 400 traditional cultural sites without computers is an insurmountable task. The project will also train tribal members in computer database management, systems operations and data entry.
COLORADO
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Southern Ute Indian Tribe
Southern Ute Cultural Camp
$ 20,000
The Southern Ute Indian Tribe propose to organize several week-long "cultural camps" to teach Southern Ute youths the Southern Ute language, traditional skills, values and ceremonies. The camps will be conducted by tribal elders and located in remote traditional Ute cultural settings.
MAINE
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Passamaquaoddy Indian Township
Wolaku (Project Yesterday)(Archeological Project)
$ 32,700
This project will provide support to the Passamaquoddy to excavate and analyze a significant and threatened tribal archeological site. At the same time, the project proposes to train tribal members in archeological techniques. A video documentary of the excavation will be used in Passamaquoddy tribal schools to increase the next generation's understanding and appreciation of their heritage.
MINNESOTA
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Leech Lake Reservation
Leech Lake Historical Preservation Plan and Ordinance
$ 20,000
This project develops a tribal historic preservation plan and ordinance for the preservation, protection, and future management of historic and cultural resources on the Leech Lake Reservation.
NEW MEXICO
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Santa Clara Indian Pueblo
Santa Clara Cultural Inventory
$ 20,000
The loss of traditional tribal skills and practices is a key concern to many Tribes nationwide. The Santa Clara Pueblo seeks to establish an "inventory" of their tribal members by identifying and recording their particular skills and practices, thus documenting them for future generations.
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 Zuni Indian Tribe
Historic Preservation Ordinance and Historic Preservation Master Plan
$ 19,700
The Zuni Tribe proposes to produce a cultural resources ordinance and master plan for the reservation that incorporates the existing Zuni Archeological Database. The ordinance and master plan will be prepared in consultation with Pueblo leaders, other Tribes, Bureau of Indian Affairs, the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, and the New Mexico State Historic Preservation Office and presented to the Pueblo Council for adoption.
NEVADA
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Moapa Band of Paiutes
A Historic Preservation Training Program for the Moapa Band of Paiutes
$ 11,000
This project will increase tribal members' awareness of techniques and approaches in cultural conservation/preservation by holding workshops on the Moapa Reservation for tribal members. In addition, the project will also develop a baseline, cultural resources inventory system, the first step in establishing a tribal historic/cultural resources preservation program.
 NORTH DAKOTA 
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 Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation
Fort Berthold Reservation Tribal Historic Preservation Ordinance
$ 11,000
This grant supports the development of a tribal historic preservation ordinance for the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation. The ordinance will include tribal cultural preservation goals and objectives and the Tribe's approach to identifying and protecting cultural resources. The ordinance will be developed in consultation with tribal leaders and with the assistance of tribal para-legals.
OKLAHOMA
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Osage Nation
Osage Language Maintenance and Oral History Retention
$ 50,000
This is a language preservation project in which the Osage Nation will produce curricula and teaching material for intermediate and advanced classes in the Osage language. As part of the project, twenty-five Osage teachers will be instructed in basic level Osage language, the few remaining tribal members fluent in Osage will be video taped, and language tapes for instructions in schools will be recorded and duplicated.
WASHINGTON
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Makah Nation
Conservation Plan for the Ozette Archeological Collection
$ 50,000
The Ozette Village Site is one of the most significant archeological sites in the world. This project will produce a conservation plan for artifacts recovered from the site and held by the Tribe. The project will be undertaken in consultation with the Smithsonian Institution, Museum of Natural History and the Canadian Conservation Institution. The project will also Provide intensive training of two Makah tribal members in the artifact conservation and management of their patrimony.
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Port Gamble Klallam Tribe
NUHWQ EEYT Language and Artifact Preservation Project
$ 45,900
This is a language preservation project which seeks to ensure the continuation of the Klallam language for future generations by providing tribal classes to preschoolers in the tribal Head Start Program, to students in grades K-12 as part of a 10 week summer youth program, and to adults in evening classes. The tribe will develop a 32- page Klallam language alphabet book using Klallam cultural concepts and practices.
WYOMING
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Northern Cheyenne Tribe
Cheyenne Index (Index of Northern Cheyenne Sacred Objects in Museum Collections)
$ 20,000
The Northern Cheyenne seek to identify and develop an index of sacred tribal objects held in museums located off the reservation. The repatriation of important and sacred tribal objects remains a high priority of many American Indians throughout the nation. A report will be produced for distribution to tribal offices, the tribal community college, traditional leaders, and the State historic society library.


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