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2011 Awards - Western Region

Published: October 1, 2011
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Grantee: Salt River Pima Maricopa Indian Community
Project: SRPMIC Fatherhood's Program Establishment and Implementation of a Mentorship System and Resource Center
Location: Scottsdale, Arizona 85256
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Strengthening Families
Project Period: 2010-2012
FY 2010 Award: $151,823
FY 2011 Award: $168,992
 
Increasing awareness of the importance of men's role in upholding healthy marriages, stable families, and safer communities.
 
Grantee: Yurok Tribe
Project: Uniting Generations for Environmental Stewardship
Location: Klamath, California 95548
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Environmental Regulatory Enhancement
Sub-Area: Energy/Environment/Conservation
Project Period: 2011-2012
FY 2011 Award: $114,872
 
Creating a Harvest Management Ordinance in conjunction with a Hunter’s as Stewards class to promote responsible conservation and establish baseline data to track hunting on tribal lands.
 
Grantee: Office of Samoan Affairs
Project: Native American Pacific Islander Family Preservation Project
Location: Carson, California 90746
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Family Preservation
Sub-Area: Women/Child Advocacy
Project Period: 2009-2012
FY 2009 Award: $298,219
FY 2010 Award: $294,254
FY 2011 Award: $301,088
 
Promoting awareness of family violence and child abuse prevention utilizing cultural resources; certifying Native American Pacific Islander foster families; and training Kinship Caregivers.
 
Grantee: The Nakwatsvewat Institute
Project: Hopi Family Preservation Education and Mediation Project
Location: Penn Valley, California 95946
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Family Preservation
Sub-Area: Strengthening Families
Project Period: 2009-2012
FY 2009 Award: $293,783
FY 2010 Award: $298,869
FY 2011 Award: $293,439
 
Providing family mediation workshops and services and establishing a Family Preservation library to include Hopi cultural resources to improve the well-being of Hopi families and children.
 
Grantee: California Indian Museum and Cultural Center
Project: Pomo Language Assessment and Documentation Project
Location: Santa Rosa, California 95403
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area: Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period: 2010-2012
FY 2010 Award: $108,819
FY 2011 Award: $118,600
 
Conducting an updated needs assessment of the Pomo languages, developing language resource lists for a conversational Pomo curriculum, and conducting language documentation with the remaining fluent speakers of the Pomo languages.
 
Grantee: Piti Group of San Diego
Project: Ayuda ham para ta protehi i lengguahen Chamorro - Help us preserve our Chamorro Language
Location: San Diego, California 92114
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2011-2013
FY 2011 Award: $142,492
 
Developing a sustainable methodology with the support of a 12 member inter-generational focus team to use as the main Chamorro language teaching tool.
 
Grantee: Smith River Rancheria
Project: Dee-ni' Wee-ya' Xwee-nish Project
Location: Smith River, California 95567
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2010-2013
FY 2010 Award: $279,484
FY 2011 Award: $275,449
 
Establishing a teacher certification program that will certify at least three teachers, and developing culturally-based curriculum appropriate for proficiency levels 1 and 2.
 
Grantee: Yurok Tribe
Project: Yurok Tribe Community Language Project
Location: Klamath, California 95548
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2009-2012
FY 2009 Award: $200,000
FY 2010 Award: $200,910
FY 2011 Award: $202,576
 
Building the Tribe's capacity to increase the number of fluent speakers by providing language instruction programs.
 
Grantee: American Indian Recruitment Programs
Project: Continuing American Indian Retention "CAIR"
Location: San Diego, California 92182
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2011-2012
FY 2011 Award: $101,380
 
Continuing to promote higher education through workshops, tutoring and summer programs to Native American Youth.
 
Grantee: California Indian Manpower Consortium, Inc.
Project: Native Digital Nations
Location: Sacramento, California 95834
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Technology
Project Period: 2011-2014
FY 2011 Award: $111,795
 
Enhancing employment opportunities and empowering clients to fulfill their career goals through digital skills development.
 
Grantee: National Indian Justice Center
Project: Communities Empowering Native Youth
Location: Santa Rosa, California 95403
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Infrastructure and Governance
Project Period: 2011-2013
FY 2011 Award: $137,470
 
Increasing the community members' ability to sustain and expand their Native youth programs over the long-term.
 
Grantee: Ohana Dance Group
Project: Kumu Hula (Hula Teacher) 'Uniki (Training and Graduation) Pilot Project
Location: Sacramento, California 95826
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2009-2012
FY 2009 Award: $292,092
FY 2010 Award: $299,085
FY 2011 Award: $278,715
 
Establishing and implementing a traditional Hula teacher training program to preserve the Hawaiian culture through Hula.
 
Grantee: Riverside San Bernardino County Indian Health, Inc.
Project: Native Challenge Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program
Location: Banning, California 92220
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Strengthening Families
Project Period: 2011-2014
FY 2011 Award: $288,358
 
Implementing a teen pregnancy prevention program in 24 schools in the Riverside and San Bernardino Counties.
 
Grantee: The American Indian Child Resource Center
Project: Living By Sacred Colors
Location: Oakland, California 94610
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2009-2012
FY 2009 Award: $168,045
FY 2010 Award: $190,850
FY 2011 Award: $196,568
 
Providing life skills training that fosters and promotes decision making, critical thinking, and independent living skills among young Native Americans living in urban environments.
 
Grantee: Nor El Muk Band of Wintu Indians of Northern California
Project: Increase Tribal Government's Ability to Exercise Local Control and Decision-Making over their Resources through Development of Tribal Policies and Ordinances
Location: Weaverville, California 96093
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies- Tribal Governance
Sub-Area: Infrastructure and Governance
Project Period: 2011-2013
FY 2011 Award: $137,596
 
Creating Tribal policies, procedures and Tribal ordinances to strengthen the Tribe's ability to self-govern and exercise control over local resources.
 
Grantee: Smith River Rancheria
Project: Nuu-da'-ye' xwii-na' lh-ni Tolowa Resource Center
Location: Smith River, California 95567
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies- Tribal Governance
Sub-Area: Infrastructure and Governance
Project Period: 2011-2012
FY 2011 Award: $170,351
 
Establishing a family resource center to ensure youth and their families access the resources necessary to succeed.
 
Grantee: Denver Indian Family Resource Center
Project: Honoring Strong Indian Families
Location: Lakewood, Colorado 80226
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region VIII
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Strengthening Families
Project Period: 2011-2014
FY 2011 Award: $229,726
 
Closing service gaps for vulnerable American Indian families at risk of entering the child welfare system by increasing infrastructure capacity for family preservation services including life skills and developing a best practices model to share with other American Indian service organizations.
 
Grantee: Coeur D'Alene Tribe
Project: A Program to create certified teachers for the Coeur d'Alene Language
Location: Plummer, Idaho 83851
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2011-2014
FY 2011 Award: $301,359
 
Establishing a teacher certification training program for the Coeur d’Alene language.
 
Grantee: Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes
Project: Protecting Our Future Generations Project
Location: Pablo, Montana 59855
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region VIII
Program Area: Family Preservation
Sub-Area: Strengthening Families
Project Period: 2009-2012
FY 2009 Award: $213,955
FY 2010 Award: $210,063
FY 2011 Award: $212,275
 
Offering parent-child relationship training and healthy relationships training to increase the number of children raised in environments free of family violence by adults with the skills to create healthy families.
 
Grantee: Chief Dull Knife
Project: Northern Cheyenne Language Preservation Project
Location: Lame Deer, Montana 59043
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region VIII
Program Area: Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area: Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period: 2011-2014
FY 2011 Award: $239,046
 
Teaching Cheyenne language using an oral language acquisition approach to youth, 6 years and younger. Hosting college parents for weekly classes to advance their knowledge and understanding of the Cheyenne culture and language.
 
Grantee: Fort Belknap College
Project: White Clay Language Immersion School Cohort Mentoring Project
Location: Harlem, Montana 59526
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region VIII
Program Area: Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2010-2013
FY 2010 Award: $232,544
FY 2011 Award: $292,149
 
Increasing White Clay language fluency among youth by expanding grade levels and implementing a student mentoring program at the White Clay Immersion School.
 
Grantee: Stone Child College
Project: Rocky Boy Cree Language Nest Project
Location: Box Elder, Montana 59521
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region VIII
Program Area: Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2010-2013
FY 2010 Award: $282,099
FY 2011 Award: $287,932
 
Implementing an effective and culturally appropriate Cree language nest for infants and toddlers, including their parents and guardians, to promote fluency in the Cree language.
 
Grantee: Nkwusm
Project: Salish Language Acquisition Project
Location: Arlee, Montana 59821
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region VIII
Program Area: Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance- Esther Martinez Initiative
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2011-2014
FY 2011 Award: $304,250
 
Providing language training to immersion school teachers and partners to increase language instructional capacity at both the school and within the community.
 
Grantee: Piegan Institute
Project: Nitskonatapssi Project
Location: Browning, Montana 59414
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region VIII
Program Area: Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance- Esther Martinez Initiative
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2011-2014
FY 2011 Award: $223,181
 
Teaching the Blackfeet language as the medium of instruction for core academic subjects to increase the number of children fluent in the language. Simultaneously the project will provide language teachings, and gatherings to families of the children and those in the greater community.
 
Grantee: American Indian Business Leaders
Project: AIBL Technology Project
Location: Missoula, Montana 59812
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region VIII
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Technology
Project Period: 2011-2013
FY 2011 Award: $150,340
 
Increasing the organization's ability to communicate through the use of technology by launching a web-based Project Monitoring System and Member Tracking System that will lead to opportunities in job creation, internships and scholarships for members.
 
Grantee: Indigenous People's Council on Biocolonialism
Project: Emerging Indigenous Leaders Institute Project (EILI)
Location: Nixon, Nevada 89424
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2011-2013
FY 2011 Award: $130,133
 
Developing and implementing an indigenous-centered and culture-based leadership curriculum for 15 young adults in the great Basin Region of Nevada.
 
Grantee: Yerington Paiute Tribe
Project: Yerington Paiute Tribe Healthy Families Project:Community Based Training and Services for Staff and Tribal Members
Location: Yerington, Nevada 89447
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Special Initiative
Sub-Area: Infrastructure and Governance
Project Period: 2010-2013
FY 2010 Award: $130,435
FY 2011 Award: $128,266
 
Developing a family/community wellness support system that will provide prevention, intervention, referral and follow-up services to community members.
 
Grantee: Native Pride
Project: The Good Road of Life: Responsible Fatherhood
Location: Corrales, New Mexico 87048
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region VI
Program Area: Family Preservation
Sub-Area: Strengthening Families
Project Period: 2009-2012
FY 2009 Award: $299,983
FY 2010 Award: $297,964
FY 2011 Award: $301,790
 
Offering a culturally competent training, "The Good Road of Life: Responsible Fatherhood," in tribal communities; facilitating parental involvement activities; and conducting a family preservation campaign.
 
Grantee: Mescalero Apache Tribe
Project: Mescalero Apache Language Immersion School
Location: Mescalero, New Mexico 88340
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region VI
Program Area: Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2009-2012
FY 2009 Award: $199,342
FY 2010 Award: $202,692
FY 2011 Award: $204,967
 
Launching a pre-kindergarten language immersion school to enhance the fluency of the Apache language and involve parents, guardians, elders, and other community members in Apache language revitalization activities.
 
Grantee: Pueblo of Acoma
Project: Acoma Early Childhood Language Planning Project
Location: Pueblo of Acoma, New Mexico 87034
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region VI
Program Area: Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2011-2014
FY 2011 Award: $271,587
 
Developing a strategic plan to establish a language nest staffed by certified nest teachers for the preservation of the Acoma language.
 
Grantee: Ramah Navajo School Board Inc
Project: Ramah Navajo Oral History Project: Revitalizing Our Language Through History
Location: Pine Hill, New Mexico 87357
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region VI
Program Area: Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2010-2013
FY 2010 Award: $246,575
FY 2011 Award: $242,494
 
Documenting the oral history of the Ramah Navajo and providing further resources for teaching the language.
 
Grantee: Alamo Navajo School Board, Inc.
Project: Alamo Navajo Forestry Enterprise
Location: Magdalena, New Mexico 87825
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region VI
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Economic Stability / Working Families
Project Period: 2011-2012
FY 2011 Award: $100,621
 
Implementing an overall strategy to transfer the ANSB forestry program from a subsidized employment program to a for profit wood services industry.
 
Grantee: Home for Women and Children
Project: Giving Root and Wings to Native Families Using the Navajo Philosophy
Location: Shiprock, New Mexico 87420
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region VI
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Strengthening Families
Project Period: 2011-2014
FY 2011 Award: $139,584
 
Strengthening Native families by educating on cultural core values and assisting Native families in implementing traditional language and values in daily living.
 
Grantee: Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
Project: The Institute for Pueblo Indian Studies Library and Archive
Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico 87104
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region VI
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period: 2011-2014
FY 2011 Award: $123,500
 
Adopting a 21st Century information environment for the IPIS Library and Archives that will offer meaningful cultural and career opportunities to Native American youth.
 
Grantee: Native American Disability Law Center, Inc.
Project: Navajo/Hopi Community Advocacy Project
Location: Farmington, New Mexico 87402
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region VI
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period: 2011-2013
FY 2011 Award: $88,019
 
Increasing community awareness of living with a disability, assessing accessibility of polling places, and providing information about services available to people with disabilities on the Navajo and Hopi Reservations.
 
Grantee: Pueblo de San Ildefonso
Project: Poh Woh Ge Tewa Hee
Location: Santa Fe, New Mexico 87506
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region VI
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Energy/Environment/Conservation
Project Period: 2009-2012
FY 2009 Award: $80,768
FY 2010 Award: $68,497
FY 2011 Award: $70,348
 
Teaching traditional farming techniques, plant traditions, and language skills to strengthen families and inter-generational relationships, and promote sustainable economic resources for the Pueblo de San Ildefonso.
 
Grantee: Pueblo of Pojoaque
Project: Pojoaque Nutrition Project Phase II
Location: Santa Fe, New Mexico 87506
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region VI
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
Project Period: 2011-2013
FY 2011 Award: $342,565
 
Improving the overall nutrition of Pojoaque tribal members and building the local food infrastructure at the Pueblo of Pojoaque.
 
Grantee: Pueblo of Tesuque
Project: Pueblo of Tesuque Family Wellness Project
Location: Santa Fe, New Mexico 87506
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region VI
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
Project Period: 2010-2013
FY 2010 Award: $177,460
FY 2011 Award: $412,051
 
Providing a comprehensive prevention and early intervention program focused on building community members awareness of and ability to confront challenges.
 
Grantee: Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation
Project: Development of Conceptual Model of the Umatilla Indian Reservation and Surrounding Area
Location: Pendleton, Oregon 97801
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Environmental Regulatory Enhancement
Sub-Area: Energy/Environment/Conservation
Project Period: 2010-2013
FY 2010 Award: $206,859
FY 2011 Award: $189,213
 
Developing a scientifically defensible conceptual model of the hydrology of the upper Umatilla River Basin groundwater-flow system to ensure development does not harm water flows and existing uses.
 
Grantee: Confederated Tribes of the Siletz Indians
Project: Siletz Tribal Language Project
Location: Siletz, Oregon 97380
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2011-2014
FY 2011 Award: $136,075
 
Preserving language through implementation of a curriculum in Head Start through grade 5, preparing curriculum for grades 6 through 12, and training teachers and language bearers.
 
Grantee: Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde
Project: Grand Ronde Kindergarten - 1st Grade Immersion Project
Location: Grand Ronde, Oregon 97347
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance- Esther Martinez Initiative
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2011-2014
FY 2011 Award: $241,738
 
Enhancing language preservation opportunities by expanding the immersion school into grade one in partnership with the public school and providing a Master Apprentice experience to train teachers.
 
Grantee: Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde
Project: Grand Ronde Women's Post-Treatment and Youth Prevention Project.
Location: Grand Ronde, Oregon 97347
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
Project Period: 2011-2013
FY 2011 Award: $354,859
 
Reducing drug addiction in the community by breaking the cycle of addiction and creating a women's transition house and preventing the initial use with an increase in planned youth activities.
 
Grantee: Ka Lama Mohala Foundation
Project: Lei Aloha O Ka 'Ohana-Family, The Never Ending Circle of Love
Location: Midvale, Utah 84047
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region VIII
Program Area: Family Preservation
Sub-Area: Strengthening Families
Project Period: 2009-2012
FY 2009 Award: $266,347
FY 2010 Award: $276,759
FY 2011 Award: $280,752
 
Promoting the traditional Native Hawaiian concept of Ohana (family) by providing culturally specific Native Hawaiian life skills and traditional teachings, and establishing the Ohana Support Network and Resource Center to nourish families.
 
Grantee: Paiute Indian Tribe of Utah
Project: Shivwits Band of Paiute Indian Tribe of Utah Strategic Action Plan Project
Location: Cedar City, Utah 84721
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region VIII
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies- Tribal Governance
Sub-Area: Infrastructure and Governance
Project Period: 2011-2012
FY 2011 Award: $110,536
 
Conducting strategic planning for the Shivwits Band to strengthen their capacity to govern their Reservation resources.
 
Grantee: Makah Tribal Council
Project: Collection of Biological Data to Build the Infrastructure to Effectively Manage and Regulate Roosevelt Elk
Location: Neah Bay, Washington 98357
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Environmental Regulatory Enhancement
Sub-Area: Energy/Environment/Conservation
Project Period: 2009-2012
FY 2009 Award: $173,013
FY 2010 Award: $191,531
FY 2011 Award: $142,103
 
Collecting data on bull to cow ratios, calf survival rates, and overall population counts to make informed management decisions about Roosevelt elk in the treaty areas.
 
Grantee: Squaxin Island Tribe
Project: Squaxin Island Tribe Environmental Review Process and GIS Implementation Project
Location: Shelton, Washington 98584
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Environmental Regulatory Enhancement
Sub-Area: Infrastructure and Governance
Project Period: 2010-2012
FY 2010 Award: $237,924
FY 2011 Award: $248,250
 
Establishing a coordinated environmental review process using community-determined standards and geospatial data to inform capital construction decisions.
 
Grantee: Swinomish Indian Tribal Community
Project: Swinomish Climate Change Environmental Regulatory Response Project
Location: La Conner, Washington 98257
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Environmental Regulatory Enhancement
Sub-Area: Energy/Environment/Conservation
Project Period: 2011-2013
FY 2011 Award: $86,916
 
Preparing code revisions and educating public to reduce long-term impacts of climate change.
 
Grantee: Nooksack Indian Tribe
Project: Revitalizing Fatherhood Program
Location: Deming, Washington 98244
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Family Preservation
Sub-Area: Strengthening Families
Project Period: 2009-2012
FY 2009 Award: $177,153
FY 2010 Award: $172,640
FY 2011 Award: $174,368
 
Offering a culturally appropriate wrap-around father/child program, including access to job training, and financial and health services to increase responsible positive fatherhood participation in children's lives.
 
Grantee: Kalispel Tribe of Indians
Project: Kalispel Tribe Language Nest
Location: Usk, Washington 99180
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2010-2013
FY 2010 Award: $303,893
FY 2011 Award: $304,470
 
Developing a Language Nest by training staff to be fluent speakers, increasing the number of immersion hours in the classroom, and creating culturally appropriate learning materials.
 
Grantee: Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe
Project: Strengthening the Community Base for Klallam Language Survival
Location: Port Angeles, Washington 98363
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2010-2013
FY 2010 Award: $173,476
FY 2011 Award: $160,174
 
Enhancing the language program by transcribing existing recordings and creating lesson plans that compliment the transcribed stories while training a new language teacher.
 
Grantee: Makah Indian Tribe
Project: Makah Voices--Makah Fluency and Literacy Project
Location: Neah Bay, Washington 98357
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2010-2013
FY 2010 Award: $285,205
FY 2011 Award: $292,393
 
Increasing the resources available to the Tribe's continued language preservation efforts by certifying three additional language teachers, creating language booklets, and transcribing existing audio.
 
Grantee: Spokane Tribe of Indians
Project: Laying the Foundation for a Language Nest and Immersion School
Location: Wellpinit, Washington 99040
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2009-2012
FY 2009 Award: $197,602
FY 2010 Award: $200,491
FY 2011 Award: $201,055
 
Developing a semi-immersion early education classroom, creating tribal songs and stories illustrated by Wellpinit School students, to revitalize community language use.
 
Grantee: Squaxin Island Tribe
Project: Squaxin Island Integrated Youth Development Project
Location: Shelton, Washington 98584
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period: 2009-2012
FY 2009 Award: $298,553
FY 2010 Award: $216,027
FY 2011 Award: $214,123
 
Providing integrated services to youth to develop social, educational, and employment skills that will empower positive development and transition into adulthood.
 
Grantee: Northwest Intertribal Court System
Project: Promoting Tribal Sovereignty by Developing Court Procedures that Enhance the Authority of the Tribal Justice System and Secure Public Safety in Indian County.
Location: Lynnwood, Washington 98036
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies- Tribal Governance
Sub-Area: Infrastructure and Governance
Project Period: 2011-2013
FY 2011 Award: $243,245
 
Promoting Tribal sovereignty by revising the appellate/criminal court procedures for NICS seven member tribes, and clarifying and enhancing the Tribal justice system to secure the health and welfare of community members.
 
Grantee: Wind River Development Fund
Project: Strengthening the Local Economy on the Wind River Reservation
Location: Fort Washakie, Wyoming 82514
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region VIII
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Economic Stability / Working Families
Project Period: 2011-2013
FY 2011 Award: $50,032
 
Building economic development capacity on the Wind River Indian Reservation by providing financial literacy training to community youth.