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LIST OF FISCAL YEAR 1994 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)CONNECTICUT
graphics/bullet.gif (930 bytes)MAINE
graphics/bullet.gif (930 bytes)MICHIGAN
graphics/bullet.gif (930 bytes)MONTANA
graphics/bullet.gif (930 bytes)NEBRASKA
graphics/bullet.gif (930 bytes)NEW MEXICO
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 1994 HISTORIC PRESERVATION
FUND GRANTS TO INDIAN TRIBES AND ALASKA NATIVES
Tribe [State] Amount
Barona Indian School/Barona Band of Mission
Indians [CA]
Bering Straits Foundation [AK]
Campo Band of Mission Indians [CA]
Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma [OK]
Cocopah Indian Tribe [AZ]
Colville Confederated Tribes [WA]
Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes [MT]
Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians [OR]
Coyote Valley Band of Pomo Indians [CA]
Crow Creek Sioux Tribe [SD]
Fort Belknap College [MT]
Gana-a' Yoo, Limited [AK]
Gila River Indian Community [AZ]
Jamestown S'Kallam Tribe [WA]
Jicarilla Apache Tribe [NM]
Kawerak, Inc. [AK]
Keepers of the Treasures [USA]
Kodiak Tribal Council [AK]
Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe [WA]
Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation [CT]
Mescalero Apache Tribe [NM]
Muscogee (Creek) Nation [OK]
Native Village of Fort Yukon I.R.A. [AK]
Native Village of Mekoryuk [AK]
Navajo Nation Archaeology Department [AZ]
Northern Cheyenne Cultural Commission [MT]
Oneida Tribe of Indians of Wisconsin [WI]
Penobscot Indian Nation [ME]
Ponca Tribe of Oklahoma [OK]
Ponca Tribe of Nebraska [NE]
Pueblo of Pojoaque [NM]
Pueblo of Zia [NM]
Pueblo of Zuni [NM]
Qagan Tayagungin Tribe [AK]
Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan [MI]
Shoalwater Bay Indian Tribe [WA]
Timbisha Shoshone Tribe [CA]
Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska [AK]
The Tulalip Tribes [WA]
Tununak IRA Council [AK]
Wyandotte Tribe of Oklahoma [OK]
Yakima Indian Nation [WA]
Yakutat Native Association/Yakutat Tlingit
Tribe [AK]

TOTAL

48,000
49,400
32,000
39,000
47,000
49,500
44,000
49,200
50,000
49,600
50,000
40,000
46,500
31,300
49,900
49,600
45,000
26,000
50,000
36,000
50,000
47,000
35,000
50,000
18,400
50,000
18,500
49,500
50,000
20,000
48,000
50,000
49,500
44,600
49,200
28,000
38,000
50,000
50,000
24,300
33,000
50,000

50,000

1,835,000
FISCAL YEAR 1994 HISTORIC PRESERVATION FUND GRANTS TO
INDIAN TRIBES AND ALASKA NATIVES
ALASKA
Tribe:
Title:
Amount:
Description:
Yakutat Native Association/Yakutat Tlingit Tribe
Yakutat Historic Preservation Planning Project
$ 50,000
Establish a broadly-based planning group to prepare a historic preservation plan and appropriate ordinance for adoption by the tribe and by the local government. Develop a data base and bibliography of materials relevant to local historic and cultural resources, as well as cultural items potentially available for repatriation.
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Gana-a' Yoo, Limited
Graveyard Preservation Project
$ 40,000
Develop a protection and preservation plan based on traditional burial practices for the Koyukon graveyards in the villages of Galena, Kaltag, Koyukuk, and Nulato. Survey and record four graveyards. Conduct and record interviews with Elders to prepare life histories of those who are buried in the graveyards.
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Tununak IRA Council
Tununak Yuuyaraq Preservation Project
$ 24,300
Conduct two weekend traditional gatherings designed to bring tradition-bearers together with younger tribal members in structured cultural activities to ensure the timely transfer of cultural, intellectual, and experiential knowledge to the next generation of Yup'ik. The activities will be recorded to create an archive of traditional knowledge.
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Qagan Tayagungin Tribe
Aleut Culture Education and Documentation Project
$ 44,600
Conduct two two-week education classes on basket weaving, hat making, and language. The classes will educate the people of Qagan Tayagungin Tribe concerning Aleut cultural traditions that are in danger of being lost. The classes will be videotaped.
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Kawerak, Inc.
Eskimo Heritage Stories Project
$ 49,600
Create seven sets of reading textbooks for elementary school students based on traditional stories of Elders from the Bering Strait region. Topics include traditional spirituality, subsistence hunting and fishing methods, folklore about the region, human-animal interaction, and other aspects of Eskimo culture.
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Native Village of Mekoryuk, Indian Reorganization
Act Council

Nunivak Place Name Project (Phase II)
$ 50,000
Continue a multi-phased project to develop culturally relevant, linguistically, historically, and geographically accurate maps and publications relative to the ethnogeography of Nunivak Island. This phase will focus on reviewing and editing previously collected information, conducting additional interviews with Elders, and transcribing interview tapes.
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Southeast Alaska Native Subsistence Commission and the Central Council of the Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska
Southeast Alaska Native Place Name Project
$ 50,000
Document Southeast Alaska Native place names and their associated cultural meanings. Produce and make available high quality place name maps with associated documentation for each community studied. Accumulate the necessary information through examination of existing literature and through interviews with Native experts. This first phase of the project will focus on the communities of Angoon, Hoonah, Kake, Yakutat, Craig, and Klawock.
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Native Village of Fort Yukon I.R.A.
Gwitchyaa Gwich'in Oral History Project
$ 35,000
Conduct oral history interviews with about 45 Gwich'in Elders residing in Fort Yukon. Catalogue new and existing oral histories of Fort Yukon. Establish a Gwich'in Oral History Library within the Dinjii Zhuu Enjit Museum and provice for archival storage of all materials.
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Kodiak Tribal Council
Curriculum Development Project for the Sugtestun Language
$ 26,000
Improve and expand the Sugtestun language curriculum by revising and consolidating the existing introductory lessons. Develop a new level of intermediate lessons, and prepare language videos for both the introductory and the intermediate levels.
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Bering Straits Foundation
Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act Implementation and Training Program
$ 49,400
Establish the position of Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act Coordinator at the Bering Straits Foundation and provide appropriate training to the first incumbent of that position. Eight Native groups so far have appointed the Bering Straits Foundation as the consulting party on their behalf to fulfill the pertinent requirements of the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act.
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ARIZONA
Tribe:
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Navajo Nation Archaeology Department
Navajo Nation Archeology Student Recruitment
$ 18,400
Establish a program to recruit and train Navajo and other American Indian college students for professional careers in anthropology and archeology.
Tribe:
Title:
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Gila River Indian Community
Gila River Indian Community Cultural Resources Program
$ 46,500
Establish and provide training for a cultural resources standing committee composed of tribal council members and elders. The committee will develop a five-year plan for a cultural resources program, along with policies and procedures to guide tribal consultations with federal agencies and museums pursuant to the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act and to section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act.
Tribe:
Title:
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Cocopah Indian Tribe
Cocopah Tribal Oral History Project
$ 47,000
Develop a systematic program for recording the oral history of the people of the three Cocopah Reservations. This project will produce 100 hours of recording that will become the foundation of the tribe's oral history collection. The project will also use the interview material to develop themes for educational exhibits on Cocopah history and culture.
CALIFORNIA
Tribe:
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Timbisha Shoshone Tribe
Timbisha Shoshone Preservation Plan
$ 38,000
Develop a preservation plan focused on traditional cultural properties in the tribal homeland centered in and around Death Valley National Monument. The plan will include policies for tribal consultation with Monument staff and with other state and federal agencies. The project includes extensive documentation of ten significant traditional cultural properties.
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Title:
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Barona Indian School/Barona Band of Mission Indians
Barona Indian School Kumeyaay Cultural Education Program
$ 48,000
Provide a comprehensive cultural heritage program for children and adults. The project will increase the educational materials at Barona Indian School. The project will include workshops/demonstrations on tribal cultural and social activities, interactive programs with local museums, and field trips to historic sites.
Tribe:
Title:
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Description
Campo Band of Mission Indians
Kumeyaay Language and Oral History Project
$ 32,000
Document Kumeyaay culture by training tribal youths in ethnographic techniques to interview tribal elders. The interviews will be videotaped for future use in exhibits and educational presentations. The project also includes creation of a 1,000 word dictionary and a 500 word/phrase lexicon of the Kumeyaay language.
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Title:
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Description
Coyote Valley Band of Pomo Indians
Intertribal Master-Apprentice Language Learning Program
$ 50,000
Continue existing program to preserve the indigenous languages of California by providing intensive instruction to ten young adults from ten different tribes. Instruction is built on a sixteen-week period in the summer when ten Master/Apprentice teams spend twenty hours a week speaking their respective languages in a variety of contexts.
CONNECTICUT
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Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation
Monhantick Fort Project
$ 36,000
Conduct a program of archeological investigations and ethnohistorical research to obtain the information necessary to develop detailed plans and specifications for the restoration and interpretation of Monhantick Fort. In the late 17th and early 18th centuries the fort was a fortified Mashantucket Pequot village that was a center of ritual, domestic and military activity.
MAINE
Tribe:
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Penobscot Indian Nation
Penobscot: The People and Their River
$ 49,500
Produce a 30-minute videotape and user's guide to demonstrate the physical and spiritual connection between the Penobscot people and the Penobscot River. The film will educate tribal members and the general public as to how changes from pollution and development threaten that relationship.
MICHIGAN
Tribe:
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Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan
Saginaw Chippewa Cultural Needs Assessment
$ 49,200
Conduct a cultural needs assessment that will result in planning documents and policies to guide the tribe in responding to the requirements of the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act. Establish an Office of Cultural Affairs to be responsible for on-going communication with museums and other tribes.
MONTANA
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Northern Cheyenne Cultural Commission
Cultural Assessment of the Chalk Buttes Area of Montana
$ 50,000
Create a cultural assessment of the Chalk Buttes area using information gathered from interviews with elders, archeological survey data, and a traditional plant inventory. The project -- a joint venture of the Northern Cheyenne, the Fort Peck Sioux, and the Custer National Forest -- centers on a week-long camp in the Chalk Buttes Country.
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Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes
Salish Language Revitalization Project
$ 44,000
Provide a two-week Salish language camp for approximately 100 participants, followed by an additional two weeks of advanced, more intensive study for fourteen carefully chosen "language trainees," who will work in a mentor-student environment with seven Salish language instructors.
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Fort Belknap College
Assiniboine Language Project
$ 50,000
Develop an orthography for writing Assiniboine and produce a basic Assiniboine- English/English-Assiniboine vocabulary for use in the classroom. This project forms the basis for developing curriculum materials for a two-year course of study of the Assiniboine language.
NEBRASKA
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Ponca Tribe of Nebraska
Old Ponca Agency Building Preservation
$ 20,000
Replace the badly deteriorated and leaking roof of the old Ponca Agency Building, so that the building can be returned to use as a center for traditional tribal activities, tribal offices, display of tribal artifacts, and a library.
NEW MEXICO
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Title:
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Jicarilla Apache Department of Education/Jicarilla Apache Tribe
Jicarilla Apache Cultural Needs Assessment
$ 49,900
Establish a basis for future tribal cultural preservation activities by conducting a cultural needs assessment. The assessment will identify tribal members who speak their native language, traditional and modern cultural arts, and cultural environmental resources within tribal boundaries. The assessment will determine what tribal members know about their culture and what individual tradition bearers are willing to share with the whole tribe.
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Pueblo of Zia
Zia Cultural Heritage Program
$ 50,000
Document and preserve Zia culture by developing both popular and technical materials on the Zia language. Establish an on-going tribal preservation office, conduct and record structured interviews with older tribal members. Produce a representative listing of local plants and animals with their cultural and medicinal uses. List and map places significant in Zia history and culture, and create a bibliography of materials on the Zia Pueblo.
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Mescalero Apache Tribe
Oral Traditions of the Mescalero Apache Tribe
$ 50,000
Document the oral traditions of the Apache peoples of the Mescalero Reservation. The project will include making audio recordings of Apache legends and stories, as told by storytellers from the three bands of Apaches living at Mescalero: the Mescalero, the Chiricahua, and the Lipan.
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Pueblo of Zuni
Zuni Tribal Archives Project
$ 49,500
Develop and implement operating plans and procedures for the Zuni Tribal Archives consistent with accepted professional standards and sensitive to Zuni culture. The project will improve accessibility of the Archives' voluminous materials and will enhance the curatorial skills of the Archives staff. A broader goal of the project is to increase the awareness among Zunis of the importance of the Archives in preserving tribal culture.
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Pueblo of Pojoaque
Preservation of Kiva at Pojoaque Pueblo
$ 48,000
Plaster the interior and exterior walls of the kiva, restore the mud floor, and install a radiant heating system. Construct a building adjacent to the kiva to house a rest room and a boiler for the heating system. The kiva functions as a center for resurgence of Pojoaque culture and traditions.
OKLAHOMA
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Wyandotte Tribe of Oklahoma
Survey of Tribal Artifacts in Private Collections and Museums
$ 33,000
Create an inventory of tribal artifacts held in ten private collections and in three museums. Provide technical assistance to private owners on proper care of artifacts. Identify additional individuals outside Oklahoma whose collections should be recorded in the future.
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Muscogee (Creek) Nation
Muscogee (Creek) Language and Culture Curriculum Development
$ 47,000
Develop a series of three sequential curriculum packages for teaching the Creek language and establish a tribal program for certifying Creek language instructors. The curriculum materials will be developed for use in both community and public school programs.
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Ponca Tribe of Oklahoma
Ponca Language Preservation Program
$ 50,000
Develop a twelve-month pilot program for teaching the Ponca language. The program will include course design, an extensive training manual, and a scripted videotape using speakers fluent in the Ponca language to demonstrate proper pronunciation. The pilot program will then be tested on ten youths and ten adults.
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Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma
Choctaw Nation Capitol Building Rehabilitation
$ 39,000
Conduct a general rehabilitation of the Choctaw Nation Capitol Building that currently houses the Choctaw Nation Museum and the Choctaw Nation Judicial System. Work items include replacement of built-in gutters, refinishing floors, foundation stabilization, installation of modern heating and air conditioning, construction of two rest rooms, upgraded lighting, and installation of storm windows. The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
OREGON
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Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians
Siletz Cultural Preservation Project
$ 49,200
Complete establishment of a computerized data base that lists and describes the significance of tribal sacred sites and that identifies museums and private collections known to include Siletz cultural resources. Complete establishment of procedures for responding to requests for the possible impacts of proposed development on cultural resources. Develop a tribal ordinance, policies, and procedures for carrying out the tribe's responsibilities pursuant to Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act.
SOUTH DAKOTA
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Crow Creek Sioux Tribe
Crow Creek Tribal Historic Preservation Project
$ 49,600
Conduct a survey of archeological sites on reservation land managed by the Army Corps of Engineers. Prepare a preservation plan that sets out tribal objectives for the preservation of cultural, spiritual, and historic sites. Develop appropriate tribal ordinances to implement the plan, and provide the plan to the Corps for incorporation into its master plan.
WASHINGTON
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Shoalwater Bay Indian Tribe
Shoalwater Bay Historic Preservation Planning Project
$ 28,000
Prepare a preservation plan to guide tribal policy. Receive training in local, state, and federal preservation laws. Develop tribal code amendments that will improve preservation of resources. Improve the tribe's capacity to manage artifacts and remains returned to it pursuant to the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act.
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Jamestown S'Kallam Tribe
Community Cultural Needs and Resources Assessment
$ 31,300
Prepare an assessment of the community's cultural needs and of the resources available to meet those needs. Identify any additional resources necessary to meet the needs. Define specific strategies for incorporating cultural values in existing tribal programs and services.
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Colville Confederated Tribes
Colville Tribal Indian Culture Camp
$ 49,500
Operate two one-week Culture Camps for Colville Tribe children, one for grades K-6 and one for grades 7-12. The camps will provide a total of 100 children with an awareness of tribal government, tribal corporations, and Colville tribal history and tradition. The tribe will also seek to provide campers with academic credit through the surrounding schools.
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The Tulalip Tribes
Tulalip Language Curriculum Development
$ 50,000
Expand and improve the teaching of the Snohomish dialect of Lushootseed. Develop elementary school grammar and vocabulary lessons. Recruit and train six elementary school teachers. Develop college-level instruction and recruit twenty students. Prepare a booklet of sample speeches for use in addressing the tribal longhouse.
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Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe
Lower Elwha S'Kallam Language Preservation Project
$ 50,000
Continue efforts to preserve the Klallam language by developing a written body of Klallam literature based on transcribed interviews with tribal elders, conducting college-level classes in the Klallam language, and sending four people to an annual language preservation training conference.
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Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakima Indian Nation
Sahaptin Curriculum Development Project
$ 50,000
Produce a Sahaptin-English/English-Sahaptin dictionary with at least 3,600 initial entries. The dictionary will be distributed to students and teachers participating in Sahaptin language programs. Publication format will allow for continuing work on additions and revisions to the dictionary.
WISCONSIN
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Oneida Tribe of Indians of Wisconsin
Oneida Language Preservation Project
$ 18,500
Compile a computerized database of the Oneida language that includes spellings, pronunciations, and definitions. Make the database available for use in the Oneida Tribal School system and in the five other school districts that have Oneida students. Use the database to publish a complete Oneida Language Dictionary.
NATIONAL
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Keepers of the Treasures--Cultural Council of American Indians, Alaska Natives and Native Hawaiians, Inc.
Keepers of the Treasures--Cultural Council of American Indians, Alaska Natives and Native Hawaiians
$ 45,000
Support the activities of the Keepers of the Treasures--Cultural Council of American Indians, Alaska Natives and Native Hawaiians, a national tribal organization formed to protect the historic properties and cultural traditions of American Indians, Alaska Natives and Native Hawaiians.


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