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Current ANA Grants Awarded Prior to FY 2012

Published: January 3, 2013
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Informational Sheet

Below is a list of all active ANA grants awarded prior to fiscal year 2012, divided by region.

Eastern Region Grantees

Grantee:  Muscogee Nation of Florida
Project:  Muscogee Nation of Florida Federal Recognition Project
Location:  Bruce, Florida 32455
ANA T/TA Region:  Eastern
ACF Region:  Region IV
Program Area:  Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area:  Infrastructure and Governance
Project Period:  2011-2013
FY 2011 Award:  $182,970

Completing the requirements of the Federal Recognition process which will include updating the tribal membership records and digitizing the information on CDs.


Grantee:  Prairie Band of Potawatomi Nation
Project:  Potawatomi Language Revitalization Project - The Potawatomi Language Master-Apprentice Project
Location:  Mayetta, Kansas 66509
ANA T/TA Region:  Eastern
ACF Region:  Region VII
Program Area:  Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area:  Education
Project Period:  2011-2014
FY 2011 Award:  $254,659

Increasing language fluency in the Potawatomi community through the use of a Master-Apprenticeship training method to certify semi-fluent speakers as fluent Potawatomi Language teachers to teach language to the larger community.

Grantee:  United Houma Nation, Inc.
Project:  KUHN and Tribal Emergency Communications Project
Location:  Golden Meadow, Louisiana 70357
ANA T/TA Region:  Eastern
ACF Region:  Region VI
Program Area:  Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area:  Infrastructure and Governance
Project Period:  2009-2012
FY 2009 Award:  $202,254
FY 2010 Award:  $283,725
FY 2011 Award:  $167,095

Establishing a noncommercial, educational radio broadcasting station to communicate effectively and improve information delivery during emergencies, and for community affairs, services and events.

Grantee:  Passamaquoddy Tribe
Project:  Passamaquoddy Language Revitalization Implementation Project
Location:  Princeton, Maine 04668
ANA T/TA Region:  Eastern
ACF Region:  Region I
Program Area:  Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area:  Education
Project Period:  2010-2013
FY 2010 Award:  $202,332
FY 2011 Award:  $187,342

Creating sound files to complement the newly published dictionary that will be accessible on CD-ROM and/or the web.

Grantee:  Penobscot Nation
Project:  Penobscot Indian Nation Construction Trades Workforce Development Initiative
Location:  Indian Island, Maine 04468
ANA T/TA Region:  Eastern
ACF Region:  Region I
Program Area:  Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area:  Economic Stability / Working Families
Project Period:  2011-2014
FY 2011 Award:  $404,000

Developing a construction workforce and an 8a business; minimizing unnecessary regulations in order to develop a skilled target population which will open economic opportunity to the Tribe.

Grantee:  Wesget Sipu Inc.
Project:  Preservation of the Ancestral and Cultural Heritage of the Maliseet and Micmac People
Location:  Fort Kent, Maine 04743
ANA T/TA Region:  Eastern
ACF Region:  Region I
Program Area:  Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area:  Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period:  2009-2012
FY 2009 Award:  $146,254
FY 2010 Award:  $159,742
FY 2011 Award:  $159,274

Preserving the Tribe's ancestral and cultural heritage through genealogical and anthropological research and storing documents at the Acadian Archives Library Museum at University of Maine.

Grantee:  Four Directions Development Corporation
Project:  Wabanaki Entrepreneurship Initiative, Value Chain Analysis and Incubator Development Program
Location:  Orono, Maine 04473
ANA T/TA Region:  Eastern
ACF Region:  Region I
Program Area:  Social and Economic Development Strategies - Special Initiative
Sub-Area:  Economic Stability/Working Families
Project Period:  2010-2013
FY 2010 Award:  $152,264
FY 2011 Award:  $153,999

Identifying three economic clusters in the Wabanaki region to develop eight new businesses and expanded markets and establishing the Wabanaki Business Innovation Center that will deliver comprehensive business assistance, business mentoring, and an incubator program to native-owned businesses.

Grantee:  Cultural Survival, Inc.
Project:  Sauk Language Master Apprentice Project
Location:  Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138
ANA T/TA Region:  Eastern
ACF Region:  Region I
Program Area:  Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area:  Education
Project Period:  2009 - 2012
FY 2009 Award:  $81,919
FY 2010 Award:  $77,304
FY 2011 Award:  $78,439

Implementing a Master-Apprentice program and working with elders to accelerate fluency levels for teachers to teach a new generation of fluent Sauk language speakers.

Grantee:  Wopanaak Language and Cultural Weetyoo, Inc.
Project:  "Nuwopanaot8am," I Speak Wampanoag: A Master-Apprentice Project of the Wopanaak Language
Location:  Mashpee, Massachusetts 02649
ANA T/TA Region:  Eastern
ACF Region:  Region I
Program Area:  Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area:  Education
Project Period:  2010-2012
FY 2010 Award:  $274,085
FY 2011 Award:  $267,522

Building the foundation for a Wopanaak Language Immersion school by implementing a master apprentice program to increase the capacity of potential Wopanaak language instructors.

Grantee:  North American Indian Center of Boston
Project:  Supporting Caregiver Grandparents
Location:  Boston, Massachusetts 02130
ANA T/TA Region:  Eastern
ACF Region:  Region I
Program Area:  Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area:  Strengthening Families
Project Period:  2011-2013
FY 2011 Award:  $169,873

Surveying the social service needs of the caregiver grandparents in the service area and developing a resource guide aligning the needs with existing services. A grandparent training curriculum will be developed using the survey data.

Grantee:  Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe
Project:  Mashpee Wampanoag Tribal Court Infrastructure Implementations for Self-Governance
Location:  Mashpee, Massachusetts 02649
ANA T/TA Region:  Eastern
ACF Region:  Region I
Program Area:  Social and Economic Development Strategies- Tribal Governance
Sub-Area:  Infrastructure and Governance
Project Period:  2011-2013
FY 2011 Award:  $107,472

Completing Tribal court infrastructure by developing Tribal specific Rules of Civil Procedure, Code of Ethics and Policy Procedures to better serve the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribal Community's judicial needs.

Grantee:  Keweenaw Bay Indian Community
Project:  Tribal Wildlife Management Plan
Location:  Baraga, Michigan 49908
ANA T/TA Region:  Eastern
ACF Region:  Region V
Program Area:  Environmental Regulatory Enhancement
Sub-Area:  Energy/Environment/Conservation
Project Period:  2011-2014
FY 2011 Award:  $137,644

Analyzing data from phase I, surveying tribal community, and developing a Tribal Wildlife Management Plan.

Grantee:  Bay Mills Community College
Project:  Gnoozhekaaning Language Project
Location:  Brimley, Michigan 49715
ANA T/TA Region:  Eastern
ACF Region:  Region V
Program Area:  Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area:  Education
Project Period:  2011-2013
FY 2011 Award:  $125,121

Increasing the level of Ojibwe fluency for Bay Mills Indian Community members, age 0-18.

Grantee:  Hannahville Indian Community
Project:  Ewikkendaswat Ekenomagewat (They Will Learn to Teach): Language Teacher Training
Location:  Wilson, Michigan 49896
ANA T/TA Region:  Eastern
ACF Region:  Region V
Program Area:  Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area:  Education
Project Period:  2009-2012
FY 2009 Award:  $112,672
FY 2010 Award:  $122,771
FY 2011 Award:  $119,982

Enhancing essential teaching skills, including a solid foundation in educational psychology for language instructors, to ensure successful transmission of the Potawatomi language to tribal students.

Grantee:  Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians
Project:  Baawting Anishinaabemowin Language Immersion Camp
Location:  Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan 49783
ANA T/TA Region:  Eastern
ACF Region:  Region V
Program Area:  Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area:  Education
Project Period:  2010-2013
FY 2010 Award:  $126,788
FY 2011 Award:  $75,102

Providing conversational Anishinaabemowin language learning through the development and implementation of language immersion culture camps, and the production and distribution of a series of language immersion activity DVD's.

Grantee:  Turtle Island Cultural Services
Project:  Ojibwemowin Wadiswan
Location:  Baraga, Michigan 49908
ANA T/TA Region:  Eastern
ACF Region:  Region V
Program Area:  Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance- Esther Martinez Initiative
Sub-Area:  Education
Project Period:  2011-2014
FY 2011 Award:  $232,234

Preserving the Ojibwe language by implementing a language nest program that includes family and community immersion components aimed at increased language learning and use.

Grantee:  American Indian Health and Family Services of SEMI, Inc
Project:  "G'daa minobimaadzimi (We Should Live Well Together)" Culturally Healthy Families Implementation Project
Location:  Detroit, Michigan 48210
ANA T/TA Region:  Eastern
ACF Region:  Region V
Program Area:  Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area:  Strengthening Families
Project Period:  2010-2013
FY 2010 Award:  $282,170
FY 2011 Award:  $266,466

Providing educational sessions on healthy relationships and culturally relevant co-parenting skills to low-income parents and conducting cultural competency training for AIHFS staff and partner service agencies.

Grantee:  Keweenaw Bay Indian Community
Project:  Enhancement of Tribal Governance Capacity through Network Infrastructure and Enterprise Geographic Information Systems
Location:  Baraga, Michigan 49908
ANA T/TA Region:  Eastern
ACF Region:  Region V
Program Area:  Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area:  Technology
Project Period:  2010-2013
FY 2010 Award:  $285,562
FY 2011 Award:  $241,441

Establishing a network infrastructure for all tribal offices and a Geographic Information System (GIS) to increase tribal capacity to govern.

Grantee:  Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians
Project:  Pokagon Healthy Families Project 2010-2013
Location:  Dowagiac, Michigan 49047
ANA T/TA Region:  Eastern
ACF Region:  Region V
Program Area:  Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area:  Strengthening Families
Project Period:  2010-2013
FY 2010 Award:  $130,498
FY 2011 Award:  $169,844

Developing and implementing an effective family services program for the Pokagon Band Potawatomi Indians in order to make a real and positive impact in the cycle of family crisis and disintegration.

Grantee:  Little Traverse Bay Band of Odawa Indians
Project:  LBTT ANA SEDS Tribal Governance Project
Location:  Harbor Springs, Michigan 49740
ANA T/TA Region:  Eastern
ACF Region:  Region V
Program Area:  Social and Economic Development Strategies- Tribal Governance
Sub-Area:  Infrastructure and Governance
Project Period:  2011-2013
FY 2011 Award:  $139,035

Implementing good governance best practices, expanding technology infrastructure, and improving communications among government officials and Little Traverse Bay Band Tribal citizens.

Grantee:  Prairie Island Indian Community
Project:  Establishing a Tribal Historic Preservation Office
Location:  Welch, Minnesota 55089
ANA T/TA Region:  Eastern
ACF Region:  Region V
Program Area:  Environmental Regulatory Enhancement
Sub-Area:  Energy/Environment/Conservation
Project Period:  2010-2012
FY 2010 Award:  $93,034
FY 2011 Award:  $95,246

Developing a Tribal Historic Preservation Office (THPO) that will provide the Prairie Island Indian Community the capability to protect important cultural resources on its reservation and to advocate for the preservation and protection of off-reservation cultural resources.

Grantee:  Alliance of Early Childhood Professionals
Project:  Wicoie Nandagikendan Urban Immersion Nests Project
Location:  Minneapolis, Minnesota 55404
ANA T/TA Region:  Eastern
ACF Region:  Region V
Program Area:  Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area:  Education
Project Period:  2009-2012
FY 2009 Award:  $248,740
FY 2010 Award:  $249,241
FY 2011 Award:  $250,880

Stimulating creativity and complex problem solving skills, as well as increasing student self-esteem and academic outcomes, by delivering quality language immersion for a Dakota/Ojibwe urban language nest.

Grantee:  Dakota Wicohan
Project:  Dakota Language Teacher Training & Development
Location:  Morton, Minnesota 56270
ANA T/TA Region:  Eastern
ACF Region:  Region V
Program Area:  Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area:  Education
Project Period:  2011-2014
FY 2011 Award:  $224,111

Preserving Dakota D-dialect language through creation of a teacher-apprentice learning program within the greater Minnesota Dakota community.

Grantee:  Greater Minneapolis Council of Churches
Project:  First Language Project
Location:  Minneapolis, Minnesota 55407
ANA T/TA Region:  Eastern
ACF Region:  Region V
Program Area:  Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area:  Education
Project Period:  2009-2012
FY 2009 Award:  $115,747
FY 2010 Award:  $130,520
FY 2011 Award:  $134,888

Increasing knowledge and improving conversational Ojibwe for 300 American Indian youth by providing Ojibwe language classes throughout the school year and during summer sessions.

Grantee:  Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe
Project:  Niigaane Ojibwemowin Immersion
Location:  Cass Lake, Minnesota 56633
ANA T/TA Region:  Eastern
ACF Region:  Region V
Program Area:  Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance- Esther Martinez Initiative
Sub-Area:  Education
Project Period:  2011-2014
FY 2011 Award:  $304,684

Delivering instructional teaching in the Ojibwe language while determining valid indicators of academic progress to accurately assess the student's achievement levels.

Grantee:  American Indian Community Housing Organization
Project:  Gimaajii Housing and Indian Center
Location:  Duluth, Minnesota 55806
ANA T/TA Region:  Eastern
ACF Region:  Region V
Program Area:  Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area:  Economic Stability / Working Families
Project Period:  2011-2014
FY 2011 Award:  $300,783

Developing a housing authority and an American Indian community center for low-income residents to be able to access services, cultural events and recreational activities.

Grantee:  Indian Land Tenure Foundation
Project:  Indian Land Tenure Foundation - Indian Estate Planning Project - Minnesota
Location:  Little Canada, Minnesota 55117
ANA T/TA Region:  Eastern
ACF Region:  Region V
Program Area:  Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area:  Economic Stability / Working Families
Project Period:  2011-2014
FY 2011 Award:  $120,560

Educating community on fractionation and the need to have wills; providing legal services to prepare wills for interested community members.

Grantee:  Migizi Communications, Inc.
Project:  Native Youth Futures: Investing Today for Greater Prosperity Tomorrow
Location:  Minneapolis, Minnesota 55406
ANA T/TA Region:  Eastern
ACF Region:  Region V
Program Area:  Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area:  Economic Stability / Working Families
Project Period:  2011-2014
FY 2011 Award:  $277,824

Creating a Native Youth Entrepreneurship Pathway program that leads to the creation of a vibrant Indian-owned small business sector.

Grantee:  Minneapolis American Indian Center
Project:  Circle of Generations Project
Location:  Minneapolis, Minnesota 55404
ANA T/TA Region:  Eastern
ACF Region:  Region V
Program Area:  Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area:  Strengthening Families
Project Period:  2011-2014
FY 2011 Award:  $353,412

Working with urban Indians in Minneapolis to bring cultural resources back into the community; increasing access to services to ensure children do not keep entering the child welfare system; and giving parents and grandparents the tools they need to maintain family unity.

Grantee:  White Earth Band of Chippewa
Project:  White Earth Healthy Families-Healthy Communities Project
Location:  White Earth, Minnesota 56591
ANA T/TA Region:  Eastern
ACF Region:  Region V
Program Area:  Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area:  Strengthening Families
Project Period:  2010-2013
FY 2010 Award:  $411,874
FY 2011 Award:  $446,438

Improving child well being and social stability by providing family support services to disadvantaged parents and their children.

Grantee:  Ponca Tribe of Nebraska
Project:  Ponca Job Empowerment Project
Location:  Niobrara, Nebraska 68107
ANA T/TA Region:  Eastern
ACF Region:  Region VII
Program Area:  Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area:  Economic Stability/Working Families
Project Period:  2009-2012
FY 2009 Award:  $263,565
FY 2010 Award:  $292,647
FY 2011 Award:  $320,161

Creating a Job Empowerment Center that will provide tribal members with skills and confidence to become successful and self-sustaining contributors to the community.

Grantee:  Omaha Nation Community Response Team
Project:  Social Capacity Building Project
Location:  Walthill, Nebraska 68067
ANA T/TA Region:  Eastern
ACF Region:  Region VII
Program Area:  Social and Economic Development Strategies - Special Initiative
Sub-Area:  Infrastructure and Governance
Project Period:  2010-2012
FY 2010 Award:  $152,489
FY 2011 Award:  $143,057

Building organizational capacity of the Omaha Nation Community Response Team so that it can better lead the community toward wellness by supporting youth through traditional and contemporary teachings and modeling.

Grantee:  Seneca Nation of Indians
Project:  Seneca Nation of Indians STAR Program (Seneca Language, Technological Teaching Tools, for Acquisition and Revitalization)
Location:  Salamanca, New York 14779
ANA T/TA Region:  Eastern
ACF Region:  Region II
Program Area:  Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area:  Education
Project Period:  2011-2014
FY 2011 Award:  $290,533

Developing technological tools to evoke the critical mass of motivated learners needed to reserve the loss of the language.

Grantee:  Shinnecock National Cultural Center and Museum
Project:  Shinnecock Traditional Village and Archival Project
Location:  Southampton, New York 11969
ANA T/TA Region:  Eastern
ACF Region:  Region II
Program Area:  Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area:  Economic Stability / Working Families
Project Period:  2011-2013
FY 2011 Award:  $380,920

Creating a living history village to educate and promote Shinnecock culture amongst tribal members, area school children, and tourists.

Grantee:  Shinnecock Indian Nation
Project:  Shinnecock Indian Nation Tribal Governance Project
Location:  Southampton, New York 11969
ANA T/TA Region:  Eastern
ACF Region:  Region II
Program Area:  Social and Economic Development Strategies- Tribal Governance
Sub-Area:  Infrastructure and Governance
Project Period:  2011-2013
FY 2011 Award:  $159,631

Strengthening Tribal governance by establishing a Tribal constitution, administrative policies and procedures, a budget and finance department, and a human resources department.

Grantee:  Tuscarora Nation of Indians of the Carolinas
Project:  Tuscarora Federal Recognition Project
Location:  Charlotte, North Carolina 28262
ANA T/TA Region:  Eastern
ACF Region:  Region IV
Program Area:  Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area:  Infrastructure and Governance
Project Period:  2011-2014
FY 2011 Award:  $218,720

Researching and compiling information on the 7 mandatory criteria for Federal acknowledgement in order to prepare an application for Federal recognition for submission to the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Grantee:  Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians
Project:  Integrated GIS for Land Parcel Management
Location:  Cherokee, North Carolina 28719
ANA T/TA Region:  Eastern
ACF Region:  Region IV
Program Area:  Social and Economic Development Strategies- Tribal Governance
Sub-Area:  Infrastructure and Governance
Project Period:  2011-2013
FY 2011 Award:  $151,000

Improving the efficiency and accuracy of Tribal lands parcel management utilizing geographic information systems (GIS).

Grantee:  Boys and Girls Club of the Three Affiliated Tribes
Project:  Three Tribes Language Apprenticeship Project (TATLAP)
Location:  New Town, North Dakota 58763
ANA T/TA Region:  Eastern
ACF Region:  Region VIII
Program Area:  Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area:  Education
Project Period:  2010-2013
FY 2010 Award:  $110,901
FY 2011 Award:  $143,494

Increasing the number of fluent speakers of three Native American languages by providing intensive one-on-one language learning sessions through the implementation of a master apprentice program.

Grantee:  Sitting Bull College
Project:  Wakanyeja Kin Wakanyan Woglakapi Ktelo! Implementation Project
Location:  Fort Yates, North Dakota 58538
ANA T/TA Region:  Eastern
ACF Region:  Region VIII
Program Area:  Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area:  Education
Project Period:  2011-2014
FY 2011 Award:  $172,740

Creating a pre-school curriculum implemented in conjunction with adult language learning opportunities and opening a Lakota/Dakota Immersion Classroom for two to five year olds.

Grantee:  Cultural Diversity Resources
Project:  Cultural Diversity Resources Native American Center Project
Location:  Fargo, North Dakota 58102
ANA T/TA Region:  Eastern
ACF Region:  Region VIII
Program Area:  Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area:  Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period:  2009-2012
FY 2009 Award:  $136,784
FY 2010 Award:  $138,432
FY 2011 Award:  $140,172

Providing a Native American center that will offer effective leadership; mentorship; education; advocacy; and guidance to accomplish community goals.

Grantee:  Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians
Project:  Collaborative Community Outreach Pilot Project
Location:  Belcourt, North Dakota 58316
ANA T/TA Region:  Eastern
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:  $137,142

Creating a collaborative community outreach pilot project using interoperability to consolidate social services for a rural target community.

Grantee:  Citizen Potawatomi Nation
Project:  FY2011 Citizen Potawatomi Nation Comprehensive Water Resources Plan
Location:  Shawnee, Oklahoma 74801
ANA T/TA Region:  Eastern
ACF Region:  Region VI
Program Area:  Environmental Regulatory Enhancement
Sub-Area:  Energy/Environment/Conservation
Project Period:  2011-2014
FY 2011 Award:  $285,152

Collecting and analyzing data on various water resources and creating a comprehensive water resources plan for the Tribe.

Grantee:  Tonkawa Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma
Project:  Tonkawa Tribal Environmental Regulatory Project
Location:  Tonkawa, Oklahoma 74653
ANA T/TA Region:  Eastern
ACF Region:  Region VI
Program Area:  Environmental Regulatory Enhancement
Sub-Area:  Energy/Environment/Conservation
Project Period:  2010-2012
FY 2010 Award:  $80,507
FY 2011 Award:  $80,970

Developing environmental ordinances to be adopted by the Tribe to ensure that preservation of tribal lands can be administered through local law enforcement.

Grantee:  Association of American Indian Physicians, Inc.
Project:  AAIP Healthy Families through Healthy Relationships
Location:  Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73108
ANA T/TA Region:  Eastern
ACF Region:  Region VI
Program Area:  Family Preservation
Sub-Area:  Strengthening Families
Project Period:  2009-2012
FY 2009 Award:  $284,231
FY 2010 Award:  $292,606
FY 2011 Award:  $299,961

Offering healthy relationships and marriage skills training to youth and adults to increase capacity of individuals to strengthen and preserve healthy families and children in Oklahoma.

Grantee:  National Indian Women's Health Resource Center
Project:  "Family Preservation- Improving the Well-Being of Children Project Implementation"
Location:  Tahlequah, Oklahoma 74464
ANA T/TA Region:  Eastern
ACF Region:  Region VI
Program Area:  Family Preservation
Sub-Area:  Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
Project Period:  2009-2012
FY 2009 Award:  $258,426
FY 2010 Award:  $261,560
FY 2011 Award:  $279,994

Training individuals to teach WellSpeak curriculum (sexual health education), and conducting trainings to promote healthy marriages through sexual health advocacy and communication skills.

Grantee:  Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma
Project:  CandA Early Childhood Language Project
Location:  Concho, Oklahoma 73005
ANA T/TA Region:  Eastern
ACF Region:  Region VI
Program Area:  Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area:  Education
Project Period:  2009-2012
FY 2009 Award:  $196,632
FY 2010 Award:  $175,945
FY 2011 Award:  $162,735

Teaching basic language skills, utilizing the successful methodology of a neighboring tribe, and creating learning tools such as DVDs, language CDs, and digital language games.

Grantee:  Citizen Potawatomi Nation
Project:  FY2010 Potawatomi Language Curriculum Implementation Project
Location:  Shawnee, Oklahoma 74801
ANA T/TA Region:  Eastern
ACF Region:  Region VI
Program Area:  Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area:  Education
Project Period:  2010-2012
FY 2010 Award:  $180,741
FY 2011 Award:  $210,806

Developing language capacity among learners of the Potawatomi language by implementing curricula created for young children and adults.

Grantee:  Kaw Nation
Project:  Kanza Language Dictionary
Location:  Kaw City, Oklahoma 74641
ANA T/TA Region:  Eastern
ACF Region:  Region VI
Program Area:  Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area:  Education
Project Period:  2010-2012
FY 2010 Award:  $100,419
FY 2011 Award:  $93,348

Establishing a foundation for future language preservation efforts by producing a publishable Kanza dictionary that contains all known words and grammatical particles.

Grantee:  Seneca-Cayuga Tribe of Oklahoma
Project:  Cayuga Language Assessment and Preservation Project
Location:  Grove, Oklahoma 74344
ANA T/TA Region:  Eastern
ACF Region:  Region VI
Program Area:  Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area:  Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period:  2011-2012
FY 2011 Award:  $132,515

Assessing the status of the Cayuga language by conducting a language survey and recording the voices of those who still speak the language.

Grantee:  Euchee (Yuchi) Tribe of Indians
Project:  Euchee Language Immersion Restoration Program
Location:  Sapulpa, Oklahoma 74067
ANA T/TA Region:  Eastern
ACF Region:  Region VI
Program Area:  Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance- Esther Martinez Initiative
Sub-Area:  Education
Project Period:  2011-2014
FY 2011 Award:  $302,500

Developing Euchee language proficiency among youth and increasing the instructional capacity of Euchee language teachers through development and implementation of an after-school language immersion program.

Grantee:  American Indian Resource Center, Inc.
Project:  Native Americans Teaming In Visual Empowerment (NATIVE)
Location:  Tahlequah, Oklahoma 74464
ANA T/TA Region:  Eastern
ACF Region:  Region VI
Program Area:  Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area:  Economic Stability / Working Families
Project Period:  2011-2014
FY 2011 Award:  $355,366

Conducting an on-the-job train the trainer project which will provide training for 10 individuals who will then provide services and training to over 200 Visual Impaired clients and their families.

Grantee:  Euchee (Yuchi) Tribe of Indians
Project:  Euchee Federal Recognition Project
Location:  Sapulpa, Oklahoma 74067
ANA T/TA Region:  Eastern
ACF Region:  Region VI
Program Area:  Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area:  Infrastructure and Governance
Project Period:  2011-2014
FY 2011 Award:  $173,957

Updating tribal enrollment and completing adoption of a Tribal Constitution to obtain Federal Recognition.

Grantee:  Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma
Project:  Pawnee Nation "Continuity of Government" Project
Location:  Pawnee, Oklahoma 74058
ANA T/TA Region:  Eastern
ACF Region:  Region VI
Program Area:  Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area:  Infrastructure and Governance
Project Period:  2009-2012
FY 2009 Award:  $375,253
FY 2010 Award:  $327,885
FY 2011 Award:  $299,706

Developing a sustainable information technology infrastructure and ensuring continuity of government and business operations during emergencies.

Grantee:  Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma
Project:  Eastern Shawnee Diabetes Program
Location:  Wyandotte, Oklahoma 74370
ANA T/TA Region:  Eastern
ACF Region:  Region VI
Program Area:  Social and Economic Development Strategies - Special Initiative
Sub-Area:  Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
Project Period:  2010-2013
FY 2010 Award:  $113,937
FY 2011 Award:  $101,078

Developing and implementing a program to encourage healthy eating and exercise to reduce rates of diabetes among elderly tribal members.

Grantee:  Tonkawa Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma
Project:  Tonkawa Tribal Public Works Project
Location:  Tonkawa, Oklahoma 74653
ANA T/TA Region:  Eastern
ACF Region:  Region VI
Program Area:  Social and Economic Development Strategies- Tribal Governance
Sub-Area:  Infrastructure and Governance
Project Period:  2011-2014
FY 2011 Award:  $297,845

Organizing a Public Works Department by developing written administrative procedures and adequately training employees. Conducting preventative maintenance on the existing water and sewer lines.

Grantee:  White Eagle Christian Academy
Project:  Takoja Niwiciyapi Project
Location:  Mission, South Dakota 57555
ANA T/TA Region:  Eastern
ACF Region:  Region VIII
Program Area:  Family Preservation
Sub-Area:  Strengthening Families
Project Period:  2009-2012
FY 2009 Award:  $299,780
FY 2010 Award:  $286,862
FY 2011 Award:  $289,936

Building strong families on the Rosebud Sioux Reservation while providing healthy relationships classes, leadership marriage summits, and youth community projects.

Grantee:  Oglala Lakota College
Project:  Lakota Woglaka Wounspe
Location:  Kyle, South Dakota 57752
ANA T/TA Region:  Eastern
ACF Region:  Region VIII
Program Area:  Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area:  Education
Project Period:  2010-2013
FY 2010 Award:  $205,531
FY 2011 Award:  $226,749

Expanding upon a newly created immersion school by adding one grade level each year of the grant while enhancing curriculum to create fluent Lakota speakers.

Grantee:  Red Cloud Indian School, Inc.
Project:  Mahpiya Luta Lakhol Waunspe Wichakiyapi - Teaching Lakota to Red Cloud Students
Location:  Pine Ridge, South Dakota 57770
ANA T/TA Region:  Eastern
ACF Region:  Region VIII
Program Area:  Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area:  Education
Project Period:  2011-2014
FY 2011 Award:  $303,350

Developing the final grade levels of the K-12 Lakota language curriculum and providing training to language teachers on use of the materials.

Grantee:  Rural America Initiatives
Project:  Lakota Wicoie Yukinipi (Bringing the Lakota Language Back to Life)
Location:  Rapid City, South Dakota 57701
ANA T/TA Region:  Eastern
ACF Region:  Region VIII
Program Area:  Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area:  Education
Project Period:  2010-2013
FY 2010 Award:  $241,090
FY 2011 Award:  $257,599

Developing a Lakota language corresponding curriculum for children ages zero to five and their parents.

Grantee:  First Nations Oweesta Corporation
Project:  Native CDFI Sustainability Project
Location:  Rapid City, South Dakota 57701
ANA T/TA Region:  Eastern
ACF Region:  Region VIII
Program Area:  Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area:  Economic Stability / Working Families
Project Period:  2011-2013
FY 2011 Award:  $154,735

Implementing training and capacity building activities to support CDFI certification and the development of a capitalization plan for partnering Native financial institutions.

Grantee:  First Peoples Fund
Project:  Native Arts, Entrepreneurship and Cultural Assets
Location:  Rapid City, South Dakota 57709
ANA T/TA Region:  Eastern
ACF Region:  Region VIII
Program Area:  Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area:  Economic Stability/Working Families
Project Period:  2010-2012
FY 2010 Award:  $148,494
FY 2011 Award:  $153,959

Developing and implementing a training and outreach program for CDFIs and members of four Great Plains communities to meet specific business needs of local native artisans and traditional cultural bearers.

Grantee:  Pine Ridge Area Chamber of Commerce
Project:  Oglala Lakota Visions - A Project to Build the Capacity of PRACC to Engage the Community
Location:  Kyle, South Dakota 57752
ANA T/TA Region:  Eastern
ACF Region:  Region VIII
Program Area:  Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area:  Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period:  2009-2012
FY 2009 Award:  $473,554
FY 2010 Award:  $441,774
FY 2011 Award:  $428,635

Developing culturally sensitive, appropriate, and accurate information about the Oglala Lakota people as a standard of best practices to create a display at the Visitor Center.

Grantee:  Red Cloud Indian School, Inc.
Project:  The Creation of a Facilities Plan: A High Priority to Strengthen Accessibility of Native Arts on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation
Location:  Pine Ridge, South Dakota 57770
ANA T/TA Region:  Eastern
ACF Region:  Region VIII
Program Area:  Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area:  Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period:  2011-2012
FY 2011 Award:  $106,769

Creating a facilities plan to strengthen accessibility of Native Arts on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.

Grantee:  Rural America Initiatives
Project:  Zanniya Unkigluhapi (Making Ourselves Healthy)
Location:  Rapid City, South Dakota 57701
ANA T/TA Region:  Eastern
ACF Region:  Region VIII
Program Area:  Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area:  Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
Project Period:  2011-2014
FY 2011 Award:  $375,830

Engaging youth and adults partners in community wide culturally-relevant activities that will improve knowledge and strengthen the development of health, sober, self-sufficient lifestyles throughout the community.

Grantee:  The Lakota Funds
Project:  Reigniting Lakota Economic Sovereignty
Location:  Kyle, South Dakota 57752
ANA T/TA Region:  Eastern
ACF Region:  Region VIII
Program Area:  Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area:  Economic Stability/Working Families
Project Period:  2009-2012
FY 2009 Award:  $421,986
FY 2010 Award:  $439,529
FY 2011 Award:  $447,179

Creating a credit union for community development and entrepreneurship and developing youth financial mastery programs to foster economic stability among community members.

Grantee:  Four Bands Community Fund, Inc.
Project:  Expanding Business Opportunities on the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation
Location:  Eagle Butte, South Dakota 57625
ANA T/TA Region:  Eastern
ACF Region:  Region VIII
Program Area:  Social and Economic Development Strategies - Special Initiative
Sub-Area:  Economic Stability/Working Families
Project Period:  2010-2012
FY 2010 Award:  $131,405
FY 2011 Award:  $152,032

Creating business plans and providing business training, assistance and marketing materials to facilitate the start-up of new businesses or diversification of established businesses.

Grantee:  Hunkpanti Investments, Inc.
Project:  Crossroads Business Exchange Program
Location:  Fort Thompson, South Dakota 57339
ANA T/TA Region:  Eastern
ACF Region:  Region VIII
Program Area:  Social and Economic Development Strategies - Special Initiative
Sub-Area:  Economic Stability/Working Families
Project Period:  2010-2013
FY 2010 Award:  $56,706
FY 2011 Award:  $56,992

Training the adults and youth in entrepreneurship to prepare potential applicants for community development and financial institution loans.

Grantee:  Ysleta del Sur Pueblo
Project:  Ysleta del Sur Pueblo Environmental Code Development Project
Location:  El Paso, Texas 79907
ANA T/TA Region:  Eastern
ACF Region:  Region VI
Program Area:  Environmental Regulatory Enhancement
Sub-Area:  Energy/Environment/Conservation
Project Period:  2010-2012
FY 2010 Award:  $89,769
FY 2011 Award:  $70,447

Developing an environmental code that will help protect the Tribe's natural and cultural resources and regulate hazardous waste and hunting practices.

Grantee:  Ysleta del Sur Pueblo
Project:  Develop Sustainable Language Practices throughout the Tribal Community
Location:  El Paso, Texas 79907
ANA T/TA Region:  Eastern
ACF Region:  Region VI
Program Area:  Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area:  Education
Project Period:  2011-2013
FY 2011 Award:  $99,970

Collecting data on current language status and opportunities, recommending tribal policies for language preservation, and preparing a language preservation and immersion plan for all tribal members.

Grantee:  College of Menominee Nation
Project:  Menominee Language Revitalization: Teaching the Community
Location:  Keshena, Wisconsin 54135
ANA T/TA Region:  Eastern
ACF Region:  Region V
Program Area:  Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area:  Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period:  2009-2012
FY 2009 Award:  $200,000
FY 2010 Award:  $199,623
FY 2011 Award:  $201,353

Revitalizing the Menominee language by expanding learning opportunities beyond the K-12 classroom, allowing the learner to identify his/her learning style, and placing the language in public settings.

Grantee:  Great Lakes Indian, Fish and Wildlife Commission
Project:  Gidaadizookaaninaanig (Our Stories)-Original Teachings of Anishninaabe Cultural Practices
Location:  Odanah, Wisconsin 54861
ANA T/TA Region:  Eastern
ACF Region:  Region V
Program Area:  Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area:  Education
Project Period:  2010-2013
FY 2010 Award:  $150,633
FY 2011 Award:  $144,954

Preserving the traditional stories by recording the elders and creating language materials as resources for 11 tribal language programs.

Grantee:  Ho-Chunk Nation
Project:  Ho-Chunk Language Culture-based Language Materials Project
Location:  Black River Falls, Wisconsin 54615
ANA T/TA Region:  Eastern
ACF Region:  Region V
Program Area:  Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area:  Education
Project Period:  2011-2014
FY 2011 Award:  $143,737

Developing a academic cultural-based language curricula to increase language acquisition, use, and fluency in grades K-12.

Grantee:  Oneida Tribe of Indians of Wisconsin
Project:  Creating Oneida Language Learning Environment
Location:  Oneida, Wisconsin 54155
ANA T/TA Region:  Eastern
ACF Region:  Region V
Program Area:  Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area:  Education
Project Period:  2010-2013
FY 2010 Award:  $272,946
FY 2011 Award:  $260,132

Increasing the accessibility to language learning by providing new learning outlets via the web with supporting community classes.

Grantee:  Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa
Project:  Ginanda-gikendaamin(We Seek to Learn)
Location:  Bayfield, Wisconsin 54814
ANA T/TA Region:  Eastern
ACF Region:  Region V
Program Area:  Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area:  Education
Project Period:  2010-2013
FY 2010 Award:  $211,580
FY 2011 Award:  $233,713

Establishing and implementing Ojibwe language immersion at the Red Cliff Early Childhood Center.

Grantee:  St. Croix Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin
Project:  St. Croix Chippewa ANA Implementation Grant Category III: Ojibwemowininwadiswan
Location:  Webster, Wisconsin 54893
ANA T/TA Region:  Eastern
ACF Region:  Region V
Program Area:  Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area:  Education
Project Period:  2009-2012
FY 2009 Award:  $196,810
FY 2010 Award:  $199,533
FY 2011 Award:  $204,315

Cultivating a community of Ojibwemowin speakers through an intense, focused approach of multi-generational teams and developing the infrastructure necessary to support a successful immersion language nest.

Grantee:  Waadookodaading, Inc.
Project:  Securing the Future of Ojibwemowin
Location:  Hayward, Wisconsin 54843
ANA T/TA Region:  Eastern
ACF Region:  Region V
Program Area:  Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance- Esther Martinez Initiative
Sub-Area:  Education
Project Period:  2011-2014
FY 2011 Award:  $234,235

Enhancing curriculum for students to increase achievement levels and providing families of the children and the community more opportunities to advance the language and cultural learning provided by the school.

Grantee:  Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission
Project:  Mino Wiisinidaa! (Let's Eat Good!) - Traditional Foods for Healthy Living
Location:  Odanah, Wisconsin 54861
ANA T/TA Region:  Eastern
ACF Region:  Region V
Program Area:  Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area:  Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
Project Period:  2011-2014
FY 2011 Award:  $164,058

Creating an awareness of the health benefits of traditional Anishinaabe foods by producing a book and DVD that will contain healthy recipes and demonstrations on how to process, preserve and prepare healthy traditional Anishinaabe foods in an effort to combat obesity and reduce the poor health conditions and non-communicable diseases caused by it.


Grantee:  Northwoods NiiJii Enterprise Comunity, Inc.
Project:  NNEC Native Arts Initiative
Location:  Lac Du Flambeau, Wisconsin 54538
ANA T/TA Region:  Eastern
ACF Region:  Region V
Program Area:  Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area:  Economic Stability/Working Families
Project Period:  2010-2013
FY 2010 Award:  $172,940
FY 2011 Award:  $180,749

Implementing a sustainable rural multi-purpose Native Arts Initiative through the development an entrepreneurial creative culture, preserving traditional native arts for the seventh generation, and leveraging the native artistic assets of the community to increase revenue through cultural tourism.

Grantee:  Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin
Project:  Communication Enhancement Project
Location:  Hayward, Wisconsin 54843
ANA T/TA Region:  Eastern
ACF Region:  Region V
Program Area:  Social and Economic Development Strategies- Tribal Governance
Sub-Area:  Infrastructure and Governance
Project Period:  2011-2013
FY 2011 Award:  $137,484

Enhancing the ability to communicate internally and with the Tribal community by establishing a Tribal Government network, an internal government web site, and archiving Tribal records.

Western Region Grantees

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.

Pacific Region Grantees

Grantee:  Native Samoan Advisory Council
Project:  Native American Samoan Youth Livelihood Training: Respectful of Culture and Environment Project
Location:  Pago Pago, American Samoa 96799
ANA T/TA Region:  Pacific
ACF Region:  Region IX
Program Area:  Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area:  Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period:  2011-2014
FY 2011 Award:  $256,716

Equipping Native American Samoan youth with a set of valuable livelihood skills that respects their heritage and island environment, gives them economic viability in Samoa, and preserves traditional culture.

Grantee:  Sanctuary, Incorporated
Project:  Relationship Intelligence Project
Location:  Chalan Pago, Guam 96910
ANA T/TA Region:  Pacific
ACF Region:  Region IX
Program Area:  Family Preservation
Sub-Area:  Strengthening Families
Project Period:  2009-2012
FY 2009 Award:  $288,525
FY 2010 Award:  $253,074
FY 2011 Award:  $262,433

Providing education to youth on the value of healthy relationships through science, literature, and psychology to guide youth through relationship issues and to help them understand their culture.

Grantee:  Guam Community College
Project:  Go'ti Yan Adahi I Fino'ta Chamorro Project
Location:  Mangilao, Guam 96913
ANA T/TA Region:  Pacific
ACF Region:  Region IX
Program Area:  Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area:  Education
Project Period:  2009-2012
FY 2009 Award:  $189,418
FY 2010 Award:  $203,749
FY 2011 Award:  $200,292

Producing, marketing, and disseminating learning modules on Guam's history and word origin, legends, and use of indigenous plants to assure survival and vitality of the Chamorro language.

Grantee:  Hurao, Inc.
Project:  Develop Chamoru Immersion Curriculum Manuals
Location:  Hagat-Na, Guam 96932
ANA T/TA Region:  Pacific
ACF Region:  Region IX
Program Area:  Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area:  Education
Project Period:  2010-2013
FY 2010 Award:  $276,760
FY 2011 Award:  $295,312

Developing Chamoru Immersion Curriculum manuals which 20 educators will be trained and qualified to implement in an immersion site based school environment.

Grantee:  Pa'a Taotao Tano'
Project:  Chamorro Language through Chants/Prayers and Songs-"Ginen i Kanta yan Tinaitai, Ta Na' Metgot i Fino' Chammorro" (CLCS) Project
Location:  Hagatna, Guam 96910
ANA T/TA Region:  Pacific
ACF Region:  Region IX
Program Area:  Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area:  Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period:  2010-2013
FY 2010 Award:  $281,895
FY 2011 Award:  $285,664

Developing Chamorro language tools through chants, prayers, and songs that can be used to preserve and maintain Chamorro, the indigenous language of the people of Guam.

Grantee:  Pa'a TaoTao Tano'
Project:  "Eskuelan Maestro Kutturan Chamorro: Chamorro Cultural Preservation Apprentice Project"
Location:  Hagatna, Guam 96910
ANA T/TA Region:  Pacific
ACF Region:  Region IX
Program Area:  Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area:  Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period:  2009-2012
FY 2009 Award:  $238,094
FY 2010 Award:  $354,456
FY 2011 Award:  $352,157

Developing indigenous cultural practitioners to become Chamorro Culture Preservation Instructors, Maestro Kutturan Chamorro, to help preserve and perpetuate the culture.

Grantee:  Keiki O Ka Aina Family Learning Centers
Project:  Ho'Ohiki Pilina Project - To Maintain Commitment
Location:  Honolulu, Hawaii 96819
ANA T/TA Region:  Pacific
ACF Region:  Region IX
Program Area:  Family Preservation
Sub-Area:  Strengthening Families
Project Period:  2007-2012
FY 2007 Award:  $147,230
FY 2008 Award:  $269,421
FY 2009 Award:  $207,930
FY 2010 Award:  $204,437
FY 2011 Award:  $183,079

Providing healthy relationships workshops; utilizing the Loving Couples, Loving Children curriculum for couples and developing a public awareness campaign on healthy relationships.

Grantee:  Aha Punana Leo
Project:  Teacher Development Project
Location:  Hilo, Hawaii 96720
ANA T/TA Region:  Pacific
ACF Region:  Region IX
Program Area:  Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area:  Education
Project Period:  2010-2013
FY 2010 Award:  $303,715
FY 2011 Award:  $257,412

Providing additional training to staff from all 11 nest sites to enhance language fluency and professional capabilities.

Grantee:  University of Hawaii at Hilo
Project:  Ka Olelo Oiwi: Hawaiian Oral Language Development Project
Location:  Hilo, Hawaii 96720
ANA T/TA Region:  Pacific
ACF Region:  Region IX
Program Area:  Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area:  Education
Project Period:  2010-2013
FY 2010 Award:  $291,149
FY 2011 Award:  $306,754

Strengthening and enhancing the capacity of teachers and families to support students in grades K-6 oral language proficiency by developing, training and disseminating literacy resources.

Grantee:  Ke Kula o Nawahiokalaniopuu Iki
Project:  Olelo Opio - Becoming a Language of the Youth
Location:  Keaau, Hawaii 96749
ANA T/TA Region:  Pacific
ACF Region:  Region IX
Program Area:  Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance- Esther Martinez Initiative
Sub-Area:  Education
Project Period:  2011-2014
FY 2011 Award:  $204,961

Developing and implementing university level Hawaiian immersion courses and extra -curricular activities for 9th-12th grade students to increase academic language proficiency and university readiness.

Grantee:  Aha Punana Leo
Project:  Hawaiian Language Television Broadcast Video Training, Development and Broadcast
Location:  Hilo, Hawaii 96720
ANA T/TA Region:  Pacific
ACF Region:  Region IX
Program Area:  Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area:  Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period:  2009-2012
FY 2009 Award:  $494,104
FY 2010 Award:  $479,689
FY 2011 Award:  $503,553

Expanding the use of Hawaiian language and developing quality Hawaiian language video content for television broadcasts to enhance the social development of Native Hawaiians.

Grantee:  Ali'i Pauahi Hawaiian Civic Club
Project:  Ka Mahi' ai 'Ihi o Wailea (The Sacred Farm of Wailea)
Location:  Aiea, Hawaii 96710
ANA T/TA Region:  Pacific
ACF Region:  Region IX
Program Area:  Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area:  Energy/Environment/Conservation
Project Period:  2009-2012
FY 2009 Award:  $444,500
FY 2010 Award:  $505,221
FY 2011 Award:  $506,000

Establishing a community and culturally-based sustainable farm to raise sacred and important native plants for domestic use and export.

Grantee:  Edith Kanaka'ole Foundation
Project:  Kamakakuoka'aina - Ancestral Knowledge and Land Empowerment
Location:  Hilo, Hawaii 96720
ANA T/TA Region:  Pacific
ACF Region:  Region IX
Program Area:  Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area:  Infrastructure and Governance
Project Period:  2010-2013
FY 2010 Award:  $441,788
FY 2011 Award:  $459,258

Improving the capacity in decision-making and oversight of lands and resources by creating a database comprised of archival land and natural resource records for research and education regarding traditional land resource practices.

Grantee:  Hawaiian Community Assets
Project:  Financial Literacy/Renter Education and Credit Counseling for the Homeless Living in Transition
Location:  Honolulu, Hawaii 96814
ANA T/TA Region:  Pacific
ACF Region:  Region IX
Program Area:  Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area:  Economic Stability/Working Families
Project Period:  2010-2013
FY 2010 Award:  $279,035
FY 2011 Award:  $267,018

Providing financial literacy education and counseling services that will assist homeless individuals and families in transition from shelters to permanent housing.

Grantee:  Ho'oulu Lahui Inc.
Project:  Ike 'Aina: From the Seed to the Table
Location:  Pahoa, Hawaii 96778
ANA T/TA Region:  Pacific
ACF Region:  Region IX
Program Area:  Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area:  Energy/Environment/Conservation
Project Period:  2009-2012
FY 2009 Award:  $310,209
FY 2010 Award:  $299,283
FY 2011 Award:  $291,368

Developing integrated agricultural and culinary programs to encourage healthy, sustainable lifestyles for Native Hawaiian students and their families.

Grantee:  Hui Ho'oniho
Project:  Project Halau Pohaku - Restoring Hawaiian Masonry Practices
Location:  Hilo, Hawaii 96720
ANA T/TA Region:  Pacific
ACF Region:  Region IX
Program Area:  Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area:  Education
Project Period:  2009-2012
FY 2009 Award:  $151,617
FY 2010 Award:  $143,065
FY 2011 Award:  $111,573

Developing a comprehensive masonry teaching curriculum to restore and build contemporary structures in native Hawaiian communities.

Grantee:  Kipahulu Ohana, Inc.
Project:  Kipahulu Traditional Hawaiian Agricultural Restoration
Location:  Hana, Hawaii 96713
ANA T/TA Region:  Pacific
ACF Region:  Region IX
Program Area:  Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area:  Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period:  2010-2013
FY 2010 Award:  $262,850
FY 2011 Award:  $212,215

Restoring traditional farming land then cultivating and processing taro (kalo) and other traditional Hawaiian foods to provide healthy and affordable food options to community members.

Grantee:  Kula no na Po`e Hawaii
Project:  "Kawaihonaakealoha (Respectfully Submitted with Love) Phase II" Papakolea's Elder Service Project - Kula no na Po`e Hawa
Location:  Honolulu, Hawaii 96813
ANA T/TA Region:  Pacific
ACF Region:  Region IX
Program Area:  Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area:  Strengthening Families
Project Period:  2009-2012
FY 2009 Award:  $165,238
FY 2010 Award:  $169,546
FY 2011 Award:  $174,907

Providing a culturally competent and community-focused social services to assist elders with health, social, and housing issues so that they may have stability in their homes.

Grantee:  Maui Economic Opportunity, Inc.
Project:  MEO BEST Hanai (Feed the People) Agricultural Project
Location:  Wailuku, Hawaii 96793
ANA T/TA Region:  Pacific
ACF Region:  Region IX
Program Area:  Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area:  Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period:  2009-2012
FY 2009 Award:  $484,072
FY 2010 Award:  $485,101
FY 2011 Award:  $485,252

Creating and managing a farm as a means of building cultural, social, job, and life skills among community members, including incarcerated and paroled individuals.

Grantee:  Na Kamalei-Koolauloa Early Education Program
Project:  Native Hawaiian Family-Strengthening Curriculum Pilot and Comprehensive Activities
Location:  Hau'Ula, Hawaii 96717
ANA T/TA Region:  Pacific
ACF Region:  Region IX
Program Area:  Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area:  Strengthening Families
Project Period:  2010-2013
FY 2010 Award:  $494,726
FY 2011 Award:  $497,693

Implementing a comprehensive family strengthening curriculum pilot, specific for Native Hawaiians, which will foster family interaction learning in a cultural manner.

Grantee:  Native Nations Education Foundation
Project:  High School Diploma and Community Enrichment Program
Location:  Keaau, Hawaii 96749
ANA T/TA Region:  Pacific
ACF Region:  Region IX
Program Area:  Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area:  Education
Project Period:  2010-2013
FY 2010 Award:  $185,369
FY 2011 Award:  $237,582

Increasing opportunities for culturally relevant adult primary education in Eastern Hawaii by providing a comprehensive high school diploma, GED, and community learning program that includes workforce preparedness and life skills training.

Grantee:  Pasifika Foundation, Inc.
Project:  Community Based Host Visitor Project: Phase 4
Location:  Kealakekua, Hawaii 96750
ANA T/TA Region:  Pacific
ACF Region:  Region IX
Program Area:  Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area:  Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period:  2011-2012
FY 2011 Award:  $327,547

Increasing the number of participating communities, enhancing the web site, and developing an operational and sustainability plan to complete the final phase of a community based host visiting program for Native Hawaiian communities.

Grantee:  Polynesian Voyaging Society
Project:  Perpetuating Hawaiian Voyaging Traditions
Location:  Honolulu, Hawaii 96819
ANA T/TA Region:  Pacific
ACF Region:  Region IX
Program Area:  Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area:  Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period:  2009-2012
FY 2009 Award:  $295,056
FY 2010 Award:  $263,505
FY 2011 Award:  $322,067

Offering traditional and contemporary sea-faring training that will produce quality learning experiences required for traditional Hawaiian voyaging.

Grantee:  Puko'a Kani 'Aina Community Development Corporation
Project:  Mohala I Ka Wai: Native Hawaiian Community Impact Organization
Location:  Kamuela, Hawaii 96743
ANA T/TA Region:  Pacific
ACF Region:  Region IX
Program Area:  Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area:  Education
Project Period:  2010-2013
FY 2010 Award:  $376,690
FY 2011 Award:  $351,893

Completing a comprehensive assessment to increase and expand the impact of the organization's culture- and place-based educational programs and reduce the educational achievement gap for Native Hawaiians.

Grantee:  Inetnon Amot yan Kutturan Natibu/Mwiischil Safey me Kko
Project:  Revitalization of Native Knowledge, Practices and Resources and Enhancement of Native Culture
Location:  Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands 95950
ANA T/TA Region:  Pacific
ACF Region:  Region IX
Program Area:  Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area:  Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period:  2010-2012
FY 2010 Award:  $245,385
FY 2011 Award:  $235,496

Establishing Carolinian/Chamorro village cultural centers in CNMI for the revitalization of native knowledge, practices, and resources, and for enhancement of native cultural self-sufficiency.

Alaska Region Grantees

Grantee:  Native Village of Chenega IRA Council 
Project:  Making Our Future: Self-Governance Enhancement
Location:  Chenega Bay, Alaska 99574
ANA T/TA Region:  Alaska
ACF Region:  Region X
Program Area:  Alaska Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area:  Infrastructure and Governance
Project Period:  2009-2012
FY 2009 Award:  $117,762
FY 2010 Award:  $101,866
FY 2011 Award:  $57,764

Providing training to enable the Chenega Bay tribal leaders and the tribal administration to independently, efficiently, and successfully manage local programs.

Grantee:  Organized Village of Kasaan
Project:  2011 Environmental Enhancement Grant - Develop ordinances and a sustainable recycling program
Location:  Ketchikan, Alaska 99950
ANA T/TA Region:  Alaska
ACF Region:  Region X
Program Area:  Environmental Regulatory Enhancement
Sub-Area:  Energy/Environment/Conservation
Project Period:  2011-2012
FY 2011 Award:  $119,094

Establishing an action plan to include a recycling program, regulatory work, and address the community's solid waste disposal issues.

Grantee:  Sun'aq Tribe of Kodiak
Project:  Sun'aq Environmental Resource Protection Project
Location:  Kodiak, Alaska 99615
ANA T/TA Region:  Alaska
ACF Region:  Region X
Program Area:  Environmental Regulatory Enhancement
Sub-Area:  Energy/Environment/Conservation
Project Period:  2009-2012
FY 2009 Award:  $186,327
FY 2010 Award:  $198,449
FY 2011 Award:  $201,674

Documenting subsistence usage and traditional ecological knowledge to develop an environmental strategic plan to build the Tribe's capacity to participate in environmental regulatory discussions.

Grantee:  Telida Tribal Council
Project:  Upper Kuskokwim Traditional Subsistence Water Quality and Land Documentation Project
Location:  Fairbanks, Alaska 99708
ANA T/TA Region:  Alaska
ACF Region:  Region X
Program Area:  Environmental Regulatory Enhancement
Sub-Area:  Energy/Environment/Conservation
Project Period:  2011-2013
FY 2011 Award:  $157,764

Establishing a water quality baseline in the upper Kuskokwim River watershed and building tribal capacity to monitor environmental impacts on traditional subsistence areas.

Grantee:  Yukon River Inter-Tribal Watershed Council
Project:  Building Capacities to Self Regulate and Monitor Sewage Discharge in the Yukon River Waters
Location:  Fairbanks, Alaska 99701
ANA T/TA Region:  Alaska
ACF Region:  Region X
Program Area:  Environmental Regulatory Enhancement
Sub-Area:  Energy/Environment/Conservation
Project Period:  2009-2012
FY 2009 Award:  $200,400
FY 2010 Award:  $204,642
FY 2011 Award:  $205,900

Building capacity of local communities operating wastewater lagoons to comply with regulations and reduce the impact of discharge in the Yukon River watershed.

Grantee:  Native Village of Afognak
Project:  Tamamta Tangipet Tuniutapet? "All of Us Are Tending Our Light?"
Location:  Kodiak, Alaska 99615
ANA T/TA Region:  Alaska
ACF Region:  Region X
Program Area:  Family Preservation
Sub-Area:  Strengthening Families
Project Period:  2007-2012
FY 2007 Award:  $199,245
FY 2008 Award:  $201,740
FY 2009 Award:  $202,902
FY 2010 Award:  $203,081
FY 2011 Award:  $207,064

Offering youth and parents culturally-appropriate healthy relationships education; conducting youth summer camps on healthy relationships; and offering awareness events on healthy relationships and marriages.

Grantee:  Chickaloon Native Village
Project:  Nay'dini'aa Na' Kenage'Bene'nedze Project
Location:  Chickaloon, Alaska 99674
ANA T/TA Region:  Alaska
ACF Region:  Region X
Program Area:  Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area:  Education
Project Period:  2009-2012
FY 2009 Award:  $196,140
FY 2010 Award:  $199,298
FY 2011 Award:  $203,858

Increasing fluency in the Ahtna Athabascan language and in the number of language teachers by using a mentoring project.

Grantee:  Goldbelt Heritage Foundation
Project:  Tlingit Flowing Through Generations: A Region-Wide Approach to Language Revitalization
Location:  Juneau, Alaska 99801
ANA T/TA Region:  Alaska
ACF Region:  Region X
Program Area:  Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area:  Education
Project Period:  2009-2012
FY 2009 Award:  $194,921
FY 2010 Award:  $194,869
FY 2011 Award:  $197,063

Providing critical support to Tlingit language teachers in the areas of language development, training in Tlingit grammar, and collaboration in language lesson development.

Grantee:  Ketchikan Indian Corporation
Project:  Reversing Language Shift in Southern Southeast Alaska: Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian
Location:  Ketchikan, Alaska 99901
ANA T/TA Region:  Alaska
ACF Region:  Region X
Program Area:  Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area:  Education
Project Period:  2010-2012
FY 2010 Award:  $135,872
FY 2011 Award:  $132,335

Providing a foundation for continued language preservation efforts by developing Tlingit, Haida, and Tsimshian language curriculum specific to adult language learners in Ketchikan, Alaska.

Grantee:  Native Village of Afognak
Project:  Kodiak Alutiiq (Qik'rtarmiut) Teacher Mentorship Project
Location:  Kodiak, Alaska 99615
ANA T/TA Region:  Alaska
ACF Region:  Region X
Program Area:  Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area:  Education
Project Period:  2011-2014
FY 2011 Award:  $299,283

Building community's capacity to provide immersion instruction through teacher mentorship and instructional resource development.

Grantee:  Telida Village Council
Project:  Dinak'i Athabascan (Upper Kuskokwim) Language Preservation and Revitalization Project
Location:  Fairbanks, Alaska 99708
ANA T/TA Region:  Alaska
ACF Region:  Region X
Program Area:  Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area:  Education
Project Period:  2010-2013
FY 2010 Award:  $113,669
FY 2011 Award:  $116,600

Developing interactive multimedia resources for a new web site to provide interesting and culturally appropriate language learning opportunities.

Grantee:  Yakutat Tlingit Tribe
Project:  Documenting Our Yakutat Lingit Way of Life
Location:  Yakutat, Alaska 99689
ANA T/TA Region:  Alaska
ACF Region:  Region X
Program Area:  Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area:  Education
Project Period:  2011-2014
FY 2011 Award:  $307,136

Revitalizing the Yakutat Tlingit language by providing teacher training, developing language materials, and curriculum resources for field testing.

Grantee:  Alaska Native Heritage Center
Project:  Youth Development Project to Improve Community Connectedness, Educational and Vocational Outcomes for Alaska Native Youth
Location:  Anchorage, Alaska 99504
ANA T/TA Region:  Alaska
ACF Region:  Region X
Program Area:  Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area:  Education
Project Period:  2011-2014
FY 2011 Award:  $382,789

Assisting Native youth in achieving their goals within the areas of high school graduation, college and/or vocational school placement, career opportunities, military, and/or leadership and volunteerism.

Grantee:  Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation
Project:  BBAHC Village Clinic Electronic Health Record Deployment Project
Location:  Dillingham, Alaska 99576
ANA T/TA Region:  Alaska
ACF Region:  Region X
Program Area:  Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area:  Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
Project Period:  2009-2012
FY 2009 Award:  $390,774
FY 2010 Award:  $305,017
FY 2011 Award:  $180,495

Establishing the infrastructure and providing training for the development of an Electronic Health Records System to safeguard the health and well-being of patients.

Grantee:  Cheesh'na Tribal Council
Project:  Cheesh'na Individual Development Account Project
Location:  Gakona, Alaska 99586
ANA T/TA Region:  Alaska
ACF Region:  Region X
Program Area:  Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area:  Economic Stability/Working Families
Project Period:  2009-2012
FY 2009 Award:  $82,000
FY 2010 Award:  $104,186
FY 2011 Award:  $94,295

Developing and implementing an Individual Development Account program to assist tribal members in achieving home ownership and start small businesses within their community.

Grantee:  Chickaloon Native Village
Project:  Tene Ninicezet (Trails I Am Thinking About) Project
Location:  Chickaloon, Alaska 99674
ANA T/TA Region:  Alaska
ACF Region:  Region X
Program Area:  Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area:  Energy/Environment/Conservation
Project Period:  2010-2013
FY 2010 Award:  $271,502
FY 2011 Award:  $264,178

Enhancing tribal governance and land stewardship of Chickaloon traditional lands by designing and implementing a trails and recreation planning, management, and ecotourism plan.

Grantee:  Old Harbor Tribal Council
Project:  Old Harbor King Crab Rehabilitation Project - Phase 2
Location:  Old Harbor, Alaska 99643
ANA T/TA Region:  Alaska
ACF Region:  Region X
Program Area:  Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area:  Economic Stability/Working Families
Project Period:  2010-2012
FY 2010 Award:  $168,651
FY 2011 Award:  $174,015

Determining optimal production inputs for existing king crab hatchery, establishing new king crab hatchery and preparing a business plan to improve economic opportunities for the community.

Grantee:  Sun'aq Tribe of Kodiak
Project:  Kodiak Island WildSource, wholly owned subsidiary of the Sun'aq Tribe of Kodiak
Location:  Kodiak, Alaska 99615
ANA T/TA Region:  Alaska
ACF Region:  Region X
Program Area:  Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area:  Economic Stability/Working Families
Project Period:  2010-2013
FY 2010 Award:  $458,665
FY 2011 Award:  $499,803

Increasing processing and sales of locally caught salmon in order to expand tribal members' participation in the salmon industry as fisherman, processors, and marketers.

Grantee:  Yukon River Drainage Fisheries Association
Project:  Yukon River Culture Camps
Location:  Anchorage, Alaska 99501
ANA T/TA Region:  Alaska
ACF Region:  Region X
Program Area:  Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area:  Education
Project Period:  2011-2013
FY 2011 Award:  $109,494

Improving the well-being of youth by preserving the cultures and subsistence way of life in Alaska Native communities of the Yukon River through fishing camps for youth, intergenerational activities, and offering mentoring.

Grantee:  Holy Cross Village
Project:  Holy Cross Youth Cultural Program Development
Location:  Holy Cross, Alaska 99602
ANA T/TA Region:  Alaska
ACF Region:  Region X
Program Area:  Social and Economic Development Strategies- Tribal Governance
Sub-Area:  Infrastructure and Governance
Project Period:  2011-2014
FY 2011 Award:  $165,198

Developing a culture-based youth development program to restore cultural traditions and provide social and cultural activities to the youth of Holy Cross.

Grantee:  Ketchikan Indian Corporation
Project:  Student Strength, Tribal Strength
Location:  Ketchikan, Alaska 99901
ANA T/TA Region:  Alaska
ACF Region:  Region X
Program Area:  Social and Economic Development Strategies- Tribal Governance
Sub-Area:  Education
Project Period:  2011-2013
FY 2011 Award:  $161,426

Improving interoperability between the Tribal community and the local school district by empowering Tribal leaders and parents to advocate for Tribal youths’ educational rights.

Grantee:  Port Graham Village Council
Project:  Restructuring for Effective Leadership into the Future
Location:  Port Graham, Alaska 99603
ANA T/TA Region:  Alaska
ACF Region:  Region X
Program Area:  Social and Economic Development Strategies- Tribal Governance
Sub-Area:  Infrastructure and Governance
Project Period:  2011-2014
FY 2011 Award:  $131,399

Developing new policies and procedures manuals, training administrative staff and the Tribal Council, and developing standardized practices for the Tribal Council to have the authority to act as the Tribal Court.