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LIST OF FISCAL YEAR 1992 GRANTS TO INDIAN TRIBES AND ALASKA
NATIVES

graphics/bullet.gif (930 bytes)ALASKA
graphics/bullet.gif (930 bytes)ARIZONA
graphics/bullet.gif (930 bytes)CALIFORNIA
graphics/bullet.gif (930 bytes)COLORADO
graphics/bullet.gif (930 bytes)IDAHO
graphics/bullet.gif (930 bytes)MICHIGAN
graphics/bullet.gif (930 bytes)MINNESOTA
graphics/bullet.gif (930 bytes)NEVADA
graphics/bullet.gif (930 bytes)NEW MEXICO
graphics/bullet.gif (930 bytes)NORTH DAKOTA
graphics/bullet.gif (930 bytes)OKLAHOMA
graphics/bullet.gif (930 bytes)OREGON
graphics/bullet.gif (930 bytes)SOUTH DAKOTA
graphics/bullet.gif (930 bytes)WASHINGTON
graphics/bullet.gif (930 bytes)WISCONSIN
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LIST OF FISCAL YEAR 1992 HISTORIC PRESERVATION
FUND GRANTS TO INDIAN TRIBES AND ALASKA NATIVES
Tribe [State] Amount
Anvik Traditional Council [AK]
Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewas [WI]
Bridgeport Indian Reservation [CA]
Chickasaw Nation [OK]
Coeur d'Alene Tribe [ID]
Delaware Tribe of Western Oklahoma [OK]
Devils Lake Sioux Tribe [ND]
Doyon Foundation [AK]
Elwha S'Klallam Tribe [WA]
Forest County Potawatomi Community [WI]
Gila River Indian Community [AZ]
Grindstone Indian Rancheria [CA]
Hopi Tribe [AZ]
Kaibab Band of Paiute Indians [AZ]
Karuk Tribe of California [CA]
Kawerak Incorporated [AK]
Keepers of the Treasures, Inc. [USA]
Keweenaw Bay Indian Community [MI]
Moapa Band of Paiutes [NV]
Nisqually Indian Tribe [WA]
Otoe-Missouria Tribe [OK]
Port Graham Village Council [AK]
Pueblo of Sandia [NM]
Pueblo of San Felipe [NM]
Ramah Navajo School Board, Inc.[NM]
Red Lake Tribal Council [MN]
San Carlos Apache Tribe [AZ]
Shingle Springs Rancheria [CA]
Shoshone-Paiute Tribes of the Duck Valley Indian
Reservation [NV]
Sisseton-Wahpeton Sioux Tribe [SD]
Southern Ute Indian Tribe [CO]
Tatitlek Village IRA Council [AK]
Timbisha Shoshone Tribe [CA]
Tulalip Tribes [WA]
Yomba-Shoshone Tribe [NV]

TOTAL
14,500
38,500
10,000
27,000
10,000
33,500
28,000
11,500
25,000
28,500
4,500
12,500
11,500
29,300
7,000
40,000
40,000
17,500
33,000
20,000
6,000
29,500
20,000
27,000
29,500
39,800
40,000
5,600

40,000
20,000
35,000
27,000
12,000
40,000
6,000

819,200
FISCAL YEAR 1992 HISTORIC PRESERVATION FUND GRANTS TO
INDIAN TRIBES AND ALASKA NATIVES
ALASKA
Tribe:
Title:
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Description:
Anvik Traditional Council
Deg Hit'an Music and Language Enhancement
$ 14,500
Develop a literacy manual based on previous linguistic work prior to conducting a week-long workshop on traditional song, dance, and drum music in the Deg Hit'an language. The workshop will be documented and a book published on Deg Hit'an musical traditions.
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Doyon Foundation
Profile of a Champion: Horace "Holy" Smoke, Sr.
$ 11,500
Document the skills, knowledge, and values of North American sled dog champion, hunter, fisherman and trapper, Horace "Holy" Smoke, Sr. Produce a television quality video and museum quality exhibit to be displayed during the Fairbanks Winter Carnival, the Open North American Championship Sled Dog Race, and thereafter in schools in Alaska. This project will introduce the traditional values and skills of Native dog sledders to non-Native communities where the sport is popular and will present a positive role model to Alaska Native children.
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Kawerak Incorporated
Kawerak Eskimo Heritage Program

$ 40,000
Duplicate, stabilize, index, and begin translating into English, the Eskimo Heritage collection containing more than 600 tapes, slides, photographs and videos made during the annual Regional Elders Conference held in Kawerak since 1976. This collection documents the traditions of the elders in the Bering Strait area.
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Port Graham Village Council
Sugcestun Language Preservation Project
$ 29,500
Document the Sugcestun language spoken by the elders of Port Graham, prepare and institute a school-based curriculum using a "speaking MacIntosh computer," and initiate weekly adult language immersion classes in Sugcestun. Develop a manual on language training for use by other Alutiiq villages.
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Tatitlek Village IRA Council
Language and Cultural Preservation Project

$ 27,000
Create an elders council to guide the preservation and promotion of the traditional culture of Tatitlek, develop and implement a Sugcestun language curriculum in the village school using a "speaking MacIntosh computer," and conduct a summer Spirit Camp for youth to learn traditional fishing, food preparation, plant use and language from village elders. The curriculum developed during this project will be copied and shared with other Alutiiq villages in the Kodiak archipelago and with the regional non- profit Native corporations serving villages in the Prince William Sound area.
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ARIZONA
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Gila River Indian Community
Tribal Ranger Program
$ 4,500
Support the participation of two tribal rangers from the Gila River Indian Community at the "Ranger Skills" training workshop at the Horace M. Albright Employee Development Center in the Grand Canyon National Park. This training will increase the ability of the tribal rangers to protect historic properties on the Gila River Indian Reservation.
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Hopi Tribe
Kawaika'a: Protection Through Surveillance
$ 11,500
Purchase and install electronic surveillance equipment at Kawaika'a, an ancient Hopi ancestral village. This equipment will detect pedestrian or vehicular intrusions at this important site which has suffered intensive vandalism in recent years.
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Kaibab Band of Paiute Indians
Kaibab Paiute Oral History Project
$ 29,300
Document the oral histories of 15 tribal elders with emphasis on traditional uses of plants and animals, milestones in traditional life cycles, and associated musical traditions. Tribal members will be trained in oral history techniques by a professional oral historian knowledgeable about Kaibab culture.
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San Carlos Apache Tribe
San Carlos Apache Tribe Ethnobotany Project
$ 40,000
Conduct an ethnobotanical study of traditional uses of native plants on the San Carlos Apache Reservation. The book, photographs, and audio and video recordings produced by this project will be used to develop lesson plans for tribal schools and to inform the tribal planning office regarding the distribution and use of native plants.
CALIFORNIA
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Bridgeport Indian Reservation
Bridgeport Indian Oral History Project
$ 10,000
Interview and make audio records of the history of the Bridgeport Indian Colony as recalled by the six elders remaining in the community. Audio tapes will be transcribed in the Paiute language, then translated and transcribed into English. Twelve additional hours of tape made in 1981 by an elder, now deceased, will be transcribed in Paiute then translated into English.
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Grindstone Indian Rancheria
Nomalaki Cultural Preservation Project
$ 12,500
Train tribal youth in the creation, maintenance and repair of traditional dance regalia, teach young men's dances and young women's dances, and renew the Big Head dance in the community.
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Karuk Tribe of California
Karuk Language Preservation Project
$ 7,000
Produce edited videotapes of Karuk language instruction in three public schools, produce a videotape of language instruction techniques. Videotape the cultural activities of three tribally sponsored language immersion camps for Karuk children and their families where traditional skills including basketry and fishing techniques will be taught.
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Shingle Springs Rancheria
Northern Sierra Miwuk Language Project
$ 5,600
Develop curriculum in the Northern Sierra Miwuk language using hypercard/hypertalk software and sound reproduction capabilities of the "speaking MacIntosh computer" for Miwuk children in Sacramento, Amador, Calaveras, and El Dorado counties. This project builds upon a previously developed curriculum workbook and dictionary.
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Timbisha Shoshone Tribe
Timbisha Cultural Resource Preservation
$ 12,000
Establish a tribal cultural resource committee and provide members with training workshops in historic preservation law, Timbisha archeology, documenting oral history, and reviewing Environmental Impact Statements. This project will build a network between the Timbisha Shoshone and cultural resource specialists in California and Nevada and improve communications between the tribe and the staff at Death Valley National Monument.
COLORADO
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Southern Ute Indian Tribe
The Utes: The First Coloradans
$ 35,000
Locate, identify, photograph, and document Ute artifacts in 15 small museums and private collections in Colorado to provide access to artifacts no longer available to the Ute people. Photographs, slides, and written records from this project will supplement the collections of the Southern Ute Indian Cultural Center.
IDAHO
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Coeur d'Alene Tribe
Cultural Resource Management Start-Up
$ 10,000
Conduct a historic properties survey of the Coeur d'Alene reservation, develop an evaluation process, and draft a tribal preservation ordinance.
MICHIGAN
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Keweenaw Bay Indian Community
Documentation and Preservation of Tribe's History and Restoration of Tribal Historical Spirit Houses

$ 17,500
Restore and document spirit houses in the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community that have been vandalized. This project reinforces the continuity of traditional construction skills and techniques.
MINNESOTA
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Red Lake Tribal Council
Red Lake Ojibwe First Project
$ 39,800
Provide continued assistance for an Ojibwe language restoration project funded by a Fiscal Year 1991 Historic Preservation Fund tribal grant. Red Lake elders will continue to teach the Ojibwe language to entire families. At least fifty families will be able to converse with each other in basic Ojibwe at the conclusion of this project. Language instruction will emphasize traditional Ojibwe values and customs.
NEVADA
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Moapa Band of Paiutes
Moapa Historic Preservation Project--II
$ 33,000
This project continues support for a preservation training program for tribal members begun with a Fiscal Year 1990 Historic Preservation Fund tribal grant. Tribal members will be trained in archeological survey and oral history/ethnographic interviewing techniques. Traditional place names, historical site locations and other cultural information will be documented and used to develop a draft historic preservation plan and draft historic preservation ordinance.
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Shoshone-Paiute Tribes of the Duck Valley Indian Reservation
NEWE DA GWHA "Speak Shoshone"
$ 40,000
Conduct individualized language immersion training in Shoshone and Paiute that teams school age children with family-related elders. Language training will emphasize traditional subsistence activities and values and will be held in traditional tepees.
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Yomba-Shoshone Tribe
Yomba History Project
$ 6,000
Locate and document with audio and video recordings, five campsites, a treaty site and a burial site of an important Yomba chief.
NEW MEXICO
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Ramah Navajo School Board, Inc.
Ramah Navajo Cultural Conservation Training Project
$ 29,500
Train tribal members in oral history techniques and cultural resource identification. Document significant properties in traditional use areas. The project will build the foundation for a Ramah Navajo oral history program and archives.
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Pueblo of Sandia
Sandia Pueblo Tiwa Language Preservation
$ 20,000
Establish an audio-video archive to document the oral history and oral literature of the Sandia Pueblo in the Tiwa language. Audio and video recordings are documentation methods acceptable to tribal elders who do not wish their oral history and oral literature to be transformed as written documents.
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Pueblo of San Felipe
Honoring Our Village: The Story of San Felipe Pueblo
$ 27,000
Design and install a permanent photographic exhibit on the history of San Felipe Pueblo in the tribal government offices with a companion brochure on the history of San Felipe Pueblo. Materials from the project will be developed into a small archival collection housed in the tribal library.
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Santa Clara Pueblo
Santa Clara Cultural Preservation Project
$24,900
This grant will provide continued support for Santa Clara Cultural Preservation Project. Pueblo members will complete a community tree (genealogical record of the community), develop a plan for a community archives, and train staff in interviewing techniques and video-recording.
NORTH DAKOTA
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Devils Lake Sioux Tribe
Devils Lake Sioux Cultural Documentation Project
$28,000
Establish a program in the Devils Lake Sioux tribe to document oral history, traditional songs, dances, oral literature, etc. To prepare to implement this project, tribal members will attend a workshop, "Documenting Your Community's Traditions", cosponsored by the National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution, and Library of Congress held in June 1992.
OKLAHOMA
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Chickasaw Nation
Chickasaw Language Retention Project
$ 27,000
Develop curriculum for one semester of Chickasaw language instruction for preschool and elementary school children to be taught during the regular school year by three certified teachers who speak Chickasaw fluently.
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Delaware Tribe of Western Oklahoma
Traditional Dance Preservation Project
$ 33,500
Teach 16 Delaware tribal members to manufacture traditional dance regalia and to perform traditional songs and dances. Produce two instructional videos, one demonstrating men's dances and one demonstrating women's dances.
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Otoe-Missouria Tribe
Otoe-Missouria Tribal Historic Preservation Program
$ 6,000
Prepare a nomination to the National Register of Historic Places for three historic buildings on the Otoe-Missouria reservation and develop strategies for their restoration and use.
SOUTH DAKOTA
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Sisseton-Wahpeton Sioux Tribe
Sisseton-Wahpeton Historical Document Retrieval Program
$ 20,000
Conduct research in the National Archives and Federal Records Centers to obtain copies of historical documents and records of the Sisseton-Wahpeton Sioux tribe which now lacks basic historical records. These records will form the core of a tribal archive.
WASHINGTON
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Elwha S'Klallam Tribe
Elwha S'Klallam Language Preservation Project
$ 25,000
Develop S'Klallam language curriculum for preschool and kindergarten through third grade. Form a tribal language preservation team and provide training by a linguist in interview techniques.
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Nisqually Indian Tribe
Nisqually Historic Preservation Initiative
$ 20,000
Develop a historic preservation plan for the Nisqually Indian tribe based on a needs assessment. Identify the kinds of historic properties expected to be found on and around the reservation, and the locations and conditions of historical documents and ethnographic collections important to the Nisqually.
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Tulalip Tribes
Tulalip Language Curriculum Development
$ 40,000
Develop and test Snohomish language curriculum for third grade and preschool children incorporating Tulalip history and cultural values.
WISCONSIN
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Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewas
Preservation and Renewal of the Bad River Ojibwe Dialect
$ 38,500
Develop Bad River Ojibwe language curriculum materials in a variety of formats for use in homes and classrooms by tribal adults and children. Train eight Headstart teachers and develop six instruction books for students in kindergarten through fifth grade.
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Forest County Potawatomi Community
Potawatomi Language Preservation Project
$ 28,500
Bring elders into Forest County classrooms to instruct 200 elementary students and 20 high school students in the Potawatomi language. The project will use State certified teachers and curriculum developed and approved by the Wisconsin Department of Public Education for improving understanding of language and culture by school age children.
NATIONAL
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Keepers of the Treasures, Inc.
Keepers of the Treasures - Cultural Council of American Indians, Alaska Natives and Native Hawaiians
$ 40,000
This project supports the establishment of a national tribal organization for the protection, preservation, maintenance, and retention of the historic properties and cultural traditions of American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians. Creating such an organization was one of the specific recommendations in Secretary Lujan's report to Congress on the preservation needs of Indian tribes. The organization will cosponsor a national meeting of tribal representatives, provide training workshops, and distribute a quarterly newsletter.


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