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Grants Archive FY 2009

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Fiscal Year 2009 Grant Archive

Eastern Region

Grantee: Lakota Language Consortium
Project: Native Language Project Implementation
Location: Bloomington, Indiana 47408
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region V
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance - Implementation
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2008 - 2010
FY 2008 Award: $149,998
FY 2009 Award: $153,651
Developing and producing the Lakota language level 3 and 4 textbooks and providing teacher training.
 
Grantee: Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation
Project: Phase II of the Potawatomi Language Revitalization Project
Location: Mayetta, Kansas 66509
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region VII
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance - Implementation
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2008 - 2011
FY 2008 Award: $142,041
FY 2009 Award: $137,980
Offering tribal members an opportunity to gain cultural knowledge and language not previously available, including 1080 hours of immersion instruction for infants through three-year olds.
 
Grantee: Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana
Project: Implementing Sustainable Agriculture: The Coushatta (Koasati) Conservation Ecology and Sustainable Agriculture Project
Location: Elton, Louisiana 70532
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region VI
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Economic Development
Sub-Area: Energy/Environment/Conservation
Project Period: 2009 - 2011
FY 2009 Award: $299,983
Establishing a farm for greenhouse-raised produce and developing a marketing and branding plan for local sales.
 
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 - Economic Development
Sub-Area: Infrastructure and Governance
Project Period: 2009 - 2012
FY 2009 Award: $202,254
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 Planning Project
Location: Princeton, Maine 04668
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region I
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance - Planning
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2009 - 2010
FY 2009 Award: $73,329
Identifying effective native language instruction strategies to develop curriculum and training for future implementation across the community.
 
Grantee: Penobscot Indian Nation
Project: Penobscot Nation Assets Management Project
Location: Old Town, Maine 04468
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region I
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Governance
Sub-Area: Infrastructure and Governance
Project Period: 2009 - 2010
FY 2009 Award: $301,218
Installing hardware upgrades and software modules for a CarteGraph database designed to improve the Tribe's management and valuation of all tribal assets.
 
Grantee: Wesget Sipu Inc.
Project: The 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 - Social Development
Sub-Area: Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period: 2009 - 2012
FY 2009 Award: $146,254
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: Accohannock Indian Tribe, Inc.
Project: Bending Water Park, An Authentic Living Village
Location: Marion, Maryland 21838
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region III
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Economic Development
Sub-Area: Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period: 2008 - 2010
FY 2008 Award: $299,531
FY 2009 Award: $440,571
Developing and implementing a self-sustaining authentic living Indian village to provide economic opportunities, and to preserve and educate tribal families and the public on the history, traditions and culture of the Accohannock Indian Tribe.
 
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 Language Preservation and Maintenance - Implementation
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2009 - 2012
FY 2009 Award: $81,919
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: Keweenaw Bay Indian Community
Project: Wildlife and Habitat Inventory of the L'Anse Reservation
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: 2009 - 2011
FY 2009 Award: $164,919
Developing a tribal wildlife management plan by collecting and compiling health, habitat, and population levels data on wildlife species.
 
Grantee: Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians
Project: GTB Healthy Relationships Project
Location: Peshawbestown, Michigan 49682
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region V
Program Area: Family Preservation
Sub-Area: Strengthening Families
Project Period: 2006 - 2011
FY 2006 Award: $113,186
FY 2007 Award: $110,386
FY 2008 Award: $81,013
FY 2009 Award: $101,675
Offering healthy marriages and relationship education workshops, retreats, and sessions to youth and adults.
 
Grantee: Huron Potawatomi, Inc.
Project: Healthy Potawatomi Families
Location: Fulton, Michigan 49052
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region V
Program Area: Family Preservation
Sub-Area: Strengthening Families
Project Period: 2008 - 2011
FY 2008 Award: $177,322
FY 2009 Award: $211,170
Offering relationship skills to non-married and married couples and parenting skills to parents in a 7 county service area.
 
Grantee: Hannahville Indian Community
Project: Ewikkendaswat Ekenomagewat (They Will Learn to Teach): Language Teacher Training for the 21st Century Classroom
Location: Wilson, Michigan 49896
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region V
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance - Implementation
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2009 - 2012
FY 2009 Award: $112,672
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: Keweenaw Bay Indian Community
Project: A Land Use Management Plan for the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community
Location: Baraga, Michigan 49908
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region V
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Governance
Sub-Area: Infrastructure and Governance
Project Period: 2008 - 2010
FY 2008 Award: $196,899
FY 2009 Award: $183,909
Developing a Land Use Management Plan that will provide an opportunity for the Tribal Community to be involved in the decision making process.
 
Grantee: Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians
Project: Ggitikemen Project - "We Are Growing Our Language"
Location: Dorr, Michigan 49323
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region V
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance - Implementation
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2007 - 2010
FY 2007 Award: $200,000
FY 2008 Award: $200,000
FY 2009 Award: $203,652
Building sentence-making and conversational skills through activities centered on hearing and developing a new generation of conversational speakers.
 
Grantee: Burt Lake Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians, Inc.
Project: Burt Lake Band Traditional Arts Project
Location: Brutus, Michigan 49716
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region V
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Social Development
Sub-Area: Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period: 2009 - 2011
FY 2009 Award: $125,662
Offering traditional art workshops by master artists to tribal members.
 
Grantee: Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan, Inc.
Project: Improving Access to and Coordination of Healthy Start Services to Safe Guard the Health and Well-Being of Michigan's Native Families
Location: Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan 49783
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region V
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Social Development
Sub-Area: Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
Project Period: 2009 - 2010
FY 2009 Award: $277,381
Increasing the capacity of the tribal Healthy Start Program by expanding services, providing training, and project evaluation.
 
Grantee: Keweenaw Bay Indian Community
Project: Ojibwemowin Master/Apprentice Project
Location: Baraga, Michigan 49908
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region V
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance - Implementation
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2008 - 2011
FY 2008 Award: $200,000
FY 2009 Award: $203,652
Developing an intergenerational Master/Apprentice training program and curriculum that will be effective and provide additional speakers within the community.
 
Grantee: Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa
Project: Fond du Lac THPO TEPA Project
Location: Cloquet, Minnesota 55720
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region V
Program Area: Environmental Regulatory Enhancement
Sub-Area: Energy/Environment/Conservation
Project Period: 2008 - 2010
FY 2008 Award: $53,596
FY 2009 Award: $50,000
Establishing a Tribal Historic Preservation Office and enacting a Tribal Environmental Policy Act to enhance self-governance capabilities.
 
Grantee: Minneapolis American Indian Center
Project: Healing Generations Project
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota 55404
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region V
Program Area: Family Preservation
Sub-Area: Women/Child Advocacy
Project Period: 2009 - 2010
FY 2009 Award: $149,770
Developing an implementation plan and curriculum for families currently in the child protection system to prevent re-entry through a needs assessment including a survey of barriers to family success.
 
Grantee: Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians
Project: Red Lake Path of Life Project
Location: Red Lake, Minnesota 56671
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region V
Program Area: Family Preservation
Sub-Area: Strengthening Families
Project Period: 2006 - 2011
FY 2006 Award: $200,000
FY 2007 Award: $202,500
FY 2008 Award: $197,453
FY 2009 Award: $201,921
Offering pre-marital and marital education courses; developing an educational course specific to the Red Lake culture; and providing mentoring services to at-risk couples.
 
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 Language Preservation and Maintenance - Immersion
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2009 - 2012
FY 2009 Award: $248,740
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: Protecting Our Language
Location: Granite Falls, Minnesota 56241
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region V
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance - Planning
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2009 - 2010
FY 2009 Award: $62,135
Enabling the remaining eleven elders who speak the "D" dialect of the Dakota language to record, transcribe, and archive language data.
 
Grantee: Fond du Lac Reservation Business Committee
Project: Anishinabemowin Language Immersion Canoe/Jii-man Building Project
Location: Cloquet, Minnesota 55720
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region V
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance - Implementation
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2008 - 2011
FY 2008 Award: $60,765
FY 2009 Award: $59,012
Developing and administering an annual canoe building training session, taught exclusively in Ojibwe, to build language skills among participants.
 
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 Language Preservation and Maintenance - Implementation
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2009 - 2012
FY 2009 Award: $115,747
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: Nilgaane Ojibwemowin Immersion Project
Location: Cass Lake, Minnesota 56633
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region V
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance - Immersion
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2008 - 2011
FY 2008 Award: $149,997
FY 2009 Award: $133,949
Developing educational experts from local communities, and increasing relevant academic and cultural content that includes intensive in-service for teachers, facilitating the increase in fluency.
 
Grantee: Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa
Project: Fond du Lac Energy Efficiency and Strategic Planning Project
Location: Cloquet, Minnesota 55720
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region V
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Economic Development
Sub-Area: Energy/Environment/Conservation
Project Period: 2008 - 2010
FY 2008 Award: $140,055
FY 2009 Award: $132,514
Creating an energy management plan for conservation and sustainable energy production in response to rising energy costs, then develop a strategic plan to identify goals for capital and membership.
 
Grantee: Migizi Communications, Inc.
Project: American Indian Cultural and Economic Corridor Project
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota 55406
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region V
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Economic Development
Sub-Area: Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period: 2008 - 2011
FY 2008 Award: $301,126
FY 2009 Award: $295,414
Training 150 youth on media, technology, and entrepreneurial skills; and, developing 3 enterprise opportunities for Native American youth and adults to increase the Minneapolis American Indian community's capacity to seize 21st century entrepreneurial opportunities.
 
Grantee: Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians
Project: Ishtatahli Project
Location: Choctaw, Mississippi 39350
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region IV
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance - Planning
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2009 - 2011
FY 2009 Award: $144,844
Identifying, collecting, and reviewing available resources to design 45 multi-media Choctaw language learning tools.
 
Grantee: Indian Center, Inc.
Project: Nebraska Indian Healthy Marriage Project
Location: Lincoln, Nebraska 68508
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region VII
Program Area: Family Preservation
Sub-Area: Strengthening Families
Project Period: 2006 - 2011
FY 2006 Award: $195,064
FY 2007 Award: $189,000
FY 2008 Award: $202,677
FY 2009 Award: $206,652
Conducting culturally appropriate relationship and marriage education training; developing a Healthy Marriage Manual; training marriage education trainers; and conducting a media campaign.
 
Grantee: Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska
Project: Winnebago Hazohi Healthy Marriage Project
Location: Winnebago, Nebraska 68071
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region VII
Program Area: Family Preservation
Sub-Area: Strengthening Families
Project Period: 2006 - 2011
FY 2006 Award: $112,619
FY 2007 Award: $100,161
FY 2008 Award: $105,765
FY 2009 Award: $101,876
Providing pre-marital and marital education to individuals and couples; conducting family activities to promote awareness of healthy marriages and relationships; and training marriage education trainers.
 
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 - Economic Development
Sub-Area: Economic Stability/Working Families
Project Period: 2009 - 2012
FY 2009 Award: $263,565
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: Friends of the Akwesasne Freedom School, Inc.
Project: Orihwakaionhneha "In the Manner of the Old Ways"
Location: Rooseveltown, New York 13683
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region II
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance - Immersion
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2008 - 2011
FY 2008 Award: $125,500
FY 2009 Award: $126,452
Building an immersion component into grades 7-10, using teaching methods to include holistic, culturally appropriate, hands-on, and total participatory response, based on Kanien'kehá:ka oral tradition.
 
Grantee: Native American Community Services of Erie and Niagara Counties, Inc.
Project: Haudenosaunee Empowerment through Language Preservation (HELP) Project
Location: Buffalo, New York 14207
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region II
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance - Planning
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2009 - 2011
FY 2009 Award: $118,068
Developing a programmatic approach adaptable to nearby urban communities to increase resources and cultivate community interest and participation in language learning and preservation.
 
Grantee: Native American Community Services of Erie and Niagara Counties, Inc.
Project: Native Economic Self-Sufficiency Training (NEST) Project
Location: Buffalo, New York 14207
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region II
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Economic Development
Sub-Area: Economic Stability/Working Families
Project Period: 2008 - 2011
FY 2008 Award: $102,012
FY 2009 Award: $111,131
Developing community economic self sufficiency goals and offering financial management workshops to foster economic stability among urban Native community members.
 
Grantee: Tuscarora Nation of Indians of the Carolinas
Project: Tuscarora Native Language Preservation and Maintenance Planning Project
Location: Newell, North Carolina 28126
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region IV
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance - Planning
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2009 - 2011
FY 2009 Award: $134,269
Preserving the Tuscarora language by documenting the oral history and creating language teaching and learning tools.
 
Grantee: Coharie Intra-Tribal Council, Inc.
Project: Coharie Health Access,Improvement and Awareness Project
Location: Clinton, North Carolina 28328
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region IV
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Social Development
Sub-Area: Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
Project Period: 2008 - 2010
FY 2008 Award: $131,157
FY 2009 Award: $133,706
Improving overall community health by increasing awareness and knowledge of health care issues and resources among members of the Coharie Tribe, and providing home medical visits for tribal families in order to reduce emergency room visits.
 
Grantee: Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians
Project: Fisheries and Wildlife Digital Permitting System
Location: Cherokee, North Carolina 28719
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region IV
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Economic Development
Sub-Area: Energy/Environment/Conservation
Project Period: 2009 - 2010
FY 2009 Award: $213,000
Installing electronic fishing license kiosk systems in local retail stores so the tribe can improve inventory management, timely collections, and demographics collection.
 
Grantee: Occaneechi Band of the Saponi Nation
Project: Occaneechi Homeland Preservation Project: Phase III
Location: Mebane, North Carolina 27302
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region IV
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Social Development
Sub-Area: Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period: 2009 - 2010
FY 2009 Award: $129,766
Creating and marketing a 1940's era Occaneechi farm in which local community members can be trained to work in the tourism center.
 
Grantee: St. Ann's Church
Project: St. Ann's Native American Healthy Marriages Initiative Project
Location: Belcourt, North Dakota 58316
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region VIII
Program Area: Family Preservation
Sub-Area: Strengthening Families
Project Period: 2006 - 2011
FY 2006 Award: $200,000
FY 2007 Award: $202,482
FY 2008 Award: $198,965
FY 2009 Award: $205,652
Offering marriage enrichment activities to families; conducting youth relationship skills education; and developing a network/referral system for the community that also includes mentors.
 
Grantee: Standing Rock Sioux Tribe
Project: Wakanyeja Kin Wakanyan Woglakapi Ktelo! Project
Location: Fort Yates, North Dakota 58538
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region VIII
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance - Planning
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2008 - 2010
FY 2008 Award: $102,417
FY 2009 Award: $103,712
Establishing a strategic plan for a language nesting program that will cultivate language preservation and development of resources through partnerships and community support.
 
Grantee: Turtle Mountain Community College
Project: Kitchitwa Ondwewe Nooding (Sacred Voices in the Wind)
Location: Belcourt, North Dakota 58316
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region VIII
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance - Planning
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2009 - 2011
FY 2009 Award: $150,000
Developing a language curriculum in unification with the support and documentation of fluent language speakers to preserve and perpetuate language learning and conservation.
 
Grantee: Boys and Girls Club of the Three Affiliated Tribes
Project: Northern Lights Wellness Program
Location: New Town, North Dakota 58763
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region VIII
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Social Development
Sub-Area: Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
Project Period: 2008 - 2010
FY 2008 Award: $271,376
FY 2009 Award: $291,572
Providing comprehensive and therapeutic holistic services for youth, their families and elders to improve family wellness.
 
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 - Economic Development
Sub-Area: Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period: 2009 - 2012
FY 2009 Award: $136,784
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: Turtle Mountain Entrepreneurial Development Project
Location: Belcourt, North Dakota 58316
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region VIII
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Economic Development
Sub-Area: Economic Issues/Middle Class Working Families
Project Period: 2008 - 2011
FY 2008 Award: $129,750
FY 2009 Award: $142,285
Developing stable, diversified businesses and tribal economic activities, and establishing an Entrepreneurial Development Center to combat tribal unemployment.
 
Grantee: Kaw Nation
Project: Protecting the Environment of the Kaw Nation
Location: Kaw City, Oklahoma 74641
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region VI
Program Area: Environmental Regulatory Enhancement
Sub-Area: Energy/Environment/Conservation
Project Period: 2009 - 2010
FY 2009 Award: $93,698
Developing an environmental strategic plan to include community education and site inspections to support long-range goals for the protection of the Kaw Nation's natural resources.
 
Grantee: Miami Tribe of Oklahoma
Project: Healthy Indoor Environments
Location: Miami, Oklahoma 74355
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region VI
Program Area: Environmental Regulatory Enhancement
Sub-Area: Energy/Environment/Conservation
Project Period: 2009 - 2010
FY 2009 Award: $106,696
Developing a sustainable environmental service to meet the needs of the community and provide for assessments and remediation plans for unhealthy indoor environments.
 
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
Offering healthy relationship and marriage skills training to youth and adults to increase capacity of individuals to strengthen and preserve healthy families and children in Oklahoma.
 
Grantee: Miami Tribe of Oklahoma
Project: Marriage Matters
Location: Miami, Oklahoma 74355
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region VI
Program Area: Family Preservation
Sub-Area: Strengthening Families
Project Period: 2008 - 2011
FY 2008 Award: $250,000
FY 2009 Award: $253,652
Providing pre-marital education, marital education, and healthy relationships skills workshops to individuals and couples; and conducting advertising campaigns on the value of a healthy marriage and parental involvement.
 
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
Training individuals to teach WellSpeak curriculum (sexual health education) and conduct trainings to promote healthy marriages through sexual health advocacy and communication skills.
 
Grantee: Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma
Project: Cheyenne and Arapaho Early Childhood Language Project
Location: Concho, Oklahoma 73005
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region VI
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance - Implementation
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2009 - 2012
FY 2009 Award: $196,632
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: Comanche Nation College
Project: Numu Tekwapu ("Comanche Language")
Location: Lawton, Oklahoma 73501
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region VI
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance - Planning
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2009 - 2011
FY 2009 Award: $106,465
Designing multimedia language learning tools using computer-assisted learning modules to preserve and revitalize the language.
 
Grantee: Euchee Tribe of Indians
Project: TahA Onk'a fA: We Carry the Euchee Language Further
Location: Sapulpa, Oklahoma 74067
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region VI
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance - Implementation
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2008 - 2010
FY 2008 Award: $191,875
FY 2009 Award: $189,027
Developing a daily language immersion exchange between fluent elders and adult language bearers to be used daily to teach children age 2-5 through immersion methods.
 
Grantee: Kaw Nation
Project: Designing Materials to Teach Kanza Literacy through Historical Texts
Location: Kaw City, Oklahoma 74641
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region VI
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance - Planning
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2008 - 2010
FY 2008 Award: $77,386
FY 2009 Award: $79,434
Developing readers for historical Kanza stories and texts to increase Kanza literacy amongst the Kaw Nation.
 
Grantee: Ponca Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma
Project: Ponca Tribal for the Future Language Planning Project
Location: Ponca City, Oklahoma 74601
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region VI
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance - Economic Development
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2009 - 2011
FY 2009 Award: $104,507
Conducting a formal language assessment and developing a long-term plan to preserve and revitalize the Ponca language.
 
Grantee: Cherokee Nation
Project: Cherokee Lifeways Afterschool and Community Project
Location: Tahlequah, Oklahoma 74464
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region VI
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Social Development
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2008 - 2011
FY 2008 Award: $366,665
FY 2009 Award: $369,413
Providing language, culture and healthy life way activities in rural schools and communities to increase the use of Cherokee language, teach computer skills and prevent high school dropout.
 
Grantee: Citizen Potawatomi Nation
Project: FY09 Citizen Potawatomi Nation Senior Support Network
Location: Shawnee, Oklahoma 74801
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region VI
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Social Development
Sub-Area: Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
Project Period: 2009 - 2011
FY 2009 Award: $164,795
Developing a culturally sensitive case management program and increasing the Nation's capacity to deliver supportive social and health services to elders.
 
Grantee: Euchee (Yuchi) Tribe of Indians
Project: Euchee History Project
Location: Sapulpa, Oklahoma 74067
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region VI
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Social Development
Sub-Area: Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period: 2009 - 2011
FY 2009 Award: $126,633
Completing necessary historical research and developing an official history to address omissions and deficiencies of the Tribe's historical timeline.
 
Grantee: Kaw Nation of Oklahoma
Project: Kaw Nation Constitution Reform Project
Location: Kaw City, Oklahoma 74641
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region VI
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Governance
Sub-Area: Infrastructure and Governance
Project Period: 2008 - 2011
FY 2008 Award: $227,108
FY 2009 Award: $278,511
Implementing a constitutional reform process that will revise the tribal constitution, all tribal by-laws, ordinances, codes, policies and procedures to align with the constitution.
 
Grantee: Modoc Tribe of Oklahoma
Project: Modoc Tribe: Rebuilding with Technology
Location: Miami, Oklahoma 74354
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region VI
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Governance
Sub-Area: Technology
Project Period: 2008 - 2010
FY 2008 Award: $257,396
FY 2009 Award: $262,046
Developing and implementing a technology plan by installing new networking technology in a new tribal building and transforming the old building into a video training center.
 
Grantee: Osage Nation
Project: Creating a Self-Sufficient Economic and Business Environment
Location: Pawhuska, Oklahoma 74056
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region VI
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Economic Development
Sub-Area: Economic Issues/Middle Class Working Families
Project Period: 2008 - 2010
FY 2008 Award: $126,546
FY 2009 Award: $127,057
Developing a five-year economic plan to create a self-sufficient economic and business environment, by identifying community business plans, infrastructure requirements, tourism priorities, private business ventures, and possible research.
 
Grantee: Otoe-Missouria Tribe
Project: Otoe-Missouria Tribal Information Office Start-up
Location: Red Rock, Oklahoma 74651
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region VI
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Economic Development
Sub-Area: Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period: 2008 - 2010
FY 2008 Award: $79,709
FY 2009 Award: $81,581
Establishing an Information Office to serve as a hub for two-way communication between tribal government and the tribal community and attain the pulse of the community.
 
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 - Economic Development
Sub-Area: Infrastructure and Governance
Project Period: 2009 - 2012
FY 2009 Award: $375,253
Developing a sustainable information technology infrastructure and ensuring continuity of government and business operations during emergencies.
 
Grantee: United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma
Project: UKB Mentoring Emerging Leaders Destiny
Location: Tahlequah, Oklahoma 74465
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region VI
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Economic Development
Sub-Area: Economic Issues/Middle Class Working Families
Project Period: 2008 - 2010
FY 2008 Award: $154,934
FY 2009 Award: $160,952
Providing business learning opportunities for Tribal members through on-the-job training, leadership workshops and business/computer classes to increase business and leadership skills among tribal members.
 
Grantee: Rural America Initiatives
Project: Assessing Native Languages in He Sapa (Black Hills)
Location: Rapid City, South Dakota 57701
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region VIII
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance - Assessment
Sub-Area: Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period: 2009 - 2010
FY 2009 Award: $99,998
Conducting a comprehensive assessment of the status of the Native language and address its revitalization and preservation in the community.
 
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
Building strong families on the Rosebud Sioux Reservation while providing healthy relationship classes, leadership marriage summits, and youth community projects.
 
Grantee: Lower Brule Community College
Project: Professional Lakota Language Instructor Development Project
Location: Lower Brule, South Dakota 57548
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region VIII
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance - Implementation
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2007 - 2010
FY 2007 Award: $182,195
FY 2008 Award: $186,242
FY 2009 Award: $194,694
Developing sequenced, authenticated Lakota language curriculum that meets State World Language Standards, brings Lakota language and cultural activities to the community, and preserves the Lower Brule dialect.
 
Grantee: Oceti Wakan - Sacred Fireplace
Project: Lakota Language Learning Stations/Elder Interaction
Location: Pine Ridge, South Dakota 57770
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region VIII
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance - Planning
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2008 - 2010
FY 2008 Award: $143,768
FY 2009 Award: $78,726
Developing Language Learning Stations for nine elementary schools, with accompanying language resources for parents, cultivating language learning and preservation among young students and their families.
 
Grantee: Red Cloud Indian School, Inc.
Project: Mahpiya Luta Lakol Waunspe Wicakiyapi - Teaching Lakota to Red Cloud Students
Location: Pine Ridge, South Dakota 57770
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region VIII
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance - Planning
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2009 - 2011
FY 2009 Award: $149,782
Developing and implementing a comprehensive K-12 Lakota language curriculum and providing training to language teachers.
 
Grantee: Rural America Initiatives
Project: Lakota Healthy Marriages
Location: Rapid City, South Dakota 57701
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region VIII
Program Area: Family Preservation
Sub-Area: Strengthening Families
Project Period: 2008 - 2011
FY 2008 Award: $299,058
FY 2009 Award: $305,758
Providing relationship skills to youth; offering healthy marriages and relationship skills to adults; and training mentors in healthy marriage skills.
 
Grantee: Four Bands Community Fund
Project: Wicoicage Sakowin kin un Wicakagapi (Building for the Seventh Generation)
Location: Eagle Butte, South Dakota 57625
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region VIII
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Economic Development
Sub-Area: Economic Stability/Working Families
Project Period: 2008 - 2010
FY 2008 Award: $139,848
FY 2009 Award: $143,804
Developing stronger small businesses and expanding economic prosperity by integrating financial literacy and entrepreneurship education into school curriculum and community organizations on the Cheyenne River Reservation.
 
Grantee: Native American Advocacy Program
Project: Wicoti Tiwahe (Family Camp)
Location: Winner, South Dakota 57580
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region VIII
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Social Development
Sub-Area: Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
Project Period: 2008 - 2010
FY 2008 Award: $211,189
FY 2009 Award: $197,939
Recruiting youth and their families, elders and professional volunteers to establish a campsite to increase relationship building skills and living a cultural way of life.
 
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 - Economic Development
Sub-Area: Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period: 2009 - 2012
FY 2009 Award: $473,554
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: 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 - Economic Development
Sub-Area: Economic Stability/Working Families
Project Period: 2009 - 2012
FY 2009 Award: $421,986
Creating a credit union for community development and entrepreneurship and developing youth financial mastery programs to foster economic stability among community members.
 
Grantee: Thunder Valley Community Development Corporation
Project: Thunder Valley Youth Development through Entrepreneurship Project
Location: Porcupine, South Dakota 57772
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region VIII
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Economic Development
Sub-Area: Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
Project Period: 2008 - 2010
FY 2008 Award: $387,467
FY 2009 Award: $375,430
Providing entrepreneurship training for youth to learn how to meet short and long term goals and practice healthy lifestyles.
 
Grantee: Ysleta del Sur Pueblo
Project: Building Capacity using GIS/GPS Applications on the Tigua Reservation
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: 2008 - 2010
FY 2008 Award: $145,526
FY 2009 Award: $134,663
Developing a GIS program for natural resources management; training tribal government staff and youth on GIS and GPS; and, increasing the Tribe's knowledge and ability to work in natural resources management.
 
Grantee: Ysleta del Sur Pueblo
Project: Pueblo Partnership Strategy
Location: El Paso, Texas 79907
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region VI
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Economic Development
Sub-Area: Economic Stability/Working Families
Project Period: 2009 - 2010
FY 2009 Award: $124,044
Developing a strategic plan to provide a wide-range of small business development resources and support services for tribal members.
 
Grantee: Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission
Project: Anishinaabe Inaadiziwin; Anishinaabe Way of Life Language Preservation Project
Location: Odanah, Wisconsin 54861
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region V
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance - Planning
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2008 - 2010
FY 2008 Award: $150,000
FY 2009 Award: $154,294
Developing materials to teach the Anishinaabe language that is specific to hunting, fishing and gathering.
 
Grantee: Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Council
Project: Honoring Our Families
Location: Lac Du Flambeau, Wisconsin 54538
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region V
Program Area: Family Preservation
Sub-Area: Strengthening Families
Project Period: 2006 - 2011
FY 2006 Award: $185,467
FY 2007 Award: $179,630
FY 2008 Award: $183,886
FY 2009 Award: $189,834
Establishing focus groups that provide guidance on curricula development and family recruitment; developing Community Coordinated Services Teams; and providing healthy relationship workshops and community events.
 
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 Language Preservation and Maintenance - Implementation
Sub-Area: Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period: 2009 - 2012
FY 2009 Award: $200,000
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: GLIFWC's Ceded Territory Environmental Regulatory 404 Permit Project
Location: Odanah, Wisconsin 54861
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region V
Program Area: Environmental Regulatory Enhancement
Sub-Area: Energy/Environment/Conservation
Project Period: 2008 - 2011
FY 2008 Award: $78,197
FY 2009 Award: $82,116
Creating a GIS-based evaluation system to assess ecological impacts of activities in proposed permits, and allow data-driven comments to go to the appropriate regulatory authorities.
 
Grantee: Lac Du Flambeau of Lake Superior Indians
Project: Broadcast Ojibwe to Increase Achievement
Location: Lac Du Flambeau, Wisconsin 54538
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region V
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance - Implementation
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2009 - 2011
FY 2009 Award: $200,000
Providing access to video, still photos, and audio broadcast lessons via 24 Ojibwe language podcasts to all community members and enhancing language learning through 48 language classes
 
Grantee: Oneida Tribe of Indians of Wisconsin
Project: Promote the Survival and Continuing Vitality of Native American Languages Priority Area 2
Location: Oneida, Wisconsin 54155
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region V
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance - Planning
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2008 - 2010
FY 2008 Award: $150,000
FY 2009 Award: $142,652
Building a functional curriculum to promote the revitalization and preservation of the Oneida language.
 
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 Language Preservation and Maintenance - Implementation
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2009 - 2012
FY 2009 Award: $196,810
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: Waadookodaading Immersion Charter School: Surviving through Grade 5
Location: Hayward, Wisconsin 54843
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region V
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance - Immersion
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2008 - 2011
FY 2008 Award: $245,100
FY 2009 Award: $253,152
Ensuring a cohesive Ojibwe language and content area instruction through grade 5, so students achieve proficient or advanced levels on state exams and language acquisition levels 1-3.
 
Grantee: Mashkisibi Boys and Girls Club
Project: Educational Excellence
Location: Odanah, Wisconsin 54861
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region V
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Social Development
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2008 - 2010
FY 2008 Award: $111,817
FY 2009 Award: $123,785
Providing training that will reinforce the importance of commitment to schools and academic success utilizing elders, teachers, parents and community advisors in order to develop a high yield learning curriculum.
 

Western Region

Grantee: Bik'eh Hozho Community Development Corporation
Project: Increasing Private-sector Business Ownership Opportunities on the Navajo Reservation
Location: Tuba City, Arizona 86045
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Economic Development
Sub-Area: Economic Stability/Working Families
Project Period: 2009 - 2011
FY 2009 Award: $99,494
Training in financial literacy and entrepreneurial development and increasing private-sector business ownership in five target communities on the Navajo Reservation.
 
Grantee: Developing Innovations in Navajo Education, Inc.
Project: Navajo Nation Traditional Agricultural Outreach
Location: Winslow, Arizona 86047
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Economic Development
Sub-Area: Economic Stability/Working Families
Project Period: 2007 - 2010
FY 2007 Award: $236,917
FY 2008 Award: $236,917
FY 2009 Award: $234,000
Providing sustainable agriculture and value-added food production for nine Navajo Nation communities that will create jobs, economic opportunity (including financial management training), and high quality foods.
 
Grantee: Kaibab Band of Paiute Indians
Project: Kaibab Paiute Strategic Tribal Action Plan Project
Location: Pipe Spring, Arizona 86022
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Social Development
Sub-Area: Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period: 2009 - 2010
FY 2009 Award: $82,345
Developing a strategic action, by assessing community needs, that helps the tribe in identifying short and long term goals for the community
 
Grantee: Moenkopi Developers Corporation, Inc.
Project: Water Resource Planning Undertaken to Facilitate Residential and Private-Sector Economic Development
Location: Tuba City, Arizona 86045
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Economic Development
Sub-Area: Infrastructure and Governance
Project Period: 2008 - 2010
FY 2008 Award: $180,001
FY 2009 Award: $203,499
Establishing a long-term water supply plan to secure a safe and potable water supply that will sustain residential needs and support economic growth.
 
Grantee: Native American Connections, Inc.
Project: Creating a New Home in Our Native Neighborhood-Uniting as One to Build and Grow an Urban Nat
Location: Phoenix, Arizona 85012
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Social Development
Sub-Area: Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
Project Period: 2009 - 2010
FY 2009 Award: $63,289
Conducting a feasibility study and examining the costs and benefits to expand, relocate, and consolidate local substance abuse and mental health treatment centers to a Native American community.
 
Grantee: Shonto Community Development Corp, Inc.
Project: The Development of Laws and Policies
Location: Shonto, Arizona 86054
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Economic Development
Sub-Area: Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period: 2008 - 2011
FY 2008 Award: $132,015
FY 2009 Award: $137,387
Developing and implementing an administrative business site leasing management process; and developing and enacting a Uniform Commercial Code, which supports community-based social, economic, and governance activities.
 
Grantee: Sipaulovi Development Corporation
Project: The Sipaulovi Marketplace: Healthy Communities through Sustainable Enterprise
Location: Second Mesa, Arizona 86043
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Economic Development
Sub-Area: Economic Stability/Working Families
Project Period: 2009 - 2010
FY 2009 Award: $91,290
Conducting a feasibility study for the Sipaulovi Marketplace and developing a strategy to implement a youth tourism entrepreneurship program.
 
Grantee: Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians
Project: Develop Historical Preservation Management Plan and Design Review and Utilize them as a Road Map
Location: Palm Springs, California 92262
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Environmental Regulatory Enhancement
Sub-Area: Infrastructure and Governance
Project Period: 2009 - 2011
FY 2009 Award: $89,200
Developing a research design and historic preservation management plan and updating tribal codes to align governance and preservation of cultural resources with archeological/cultural study and economic development projects.
 
Grantee: Hopland Band of Pomo Indians
Project: Improving the Capability of Indian Tribal Government to Regulate Environmental Quality
Location: Hopland, California 95449
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Environmental Regulatory Enhancement
Sub-Area: Energy/Environment/Conservation
Project Period: 2007 - 2010
FY 2007 Award: $72,420
FY 2008 Award: $85,487
FY 2009 Award: $91,040
Developing a database to enable the Tribe to monitor wildlife, vegetation and water quality, and creating a process through which the proposed development can assess their impact on the environment.
 
Grantee: Indian Child Welfare Consortium
Project: Improving the Well-Being of Children-Native American Healthy Marriage Initiative
Location: Riverside, California 92591
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Family Preservation
Sub-Area: Strengthening Families
Project Period: 2008 - 2011
FY 2008 Award: $227,275
FY 2009 Award: $241,552
Conducting a community awareness campaign on the importance of healthy marriages; implementing a culturally tailored healthy marriages program; developing evaluation tools on family participation, couple relationships and child functioning.
 
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
Promoting awareness of family violence and child abuse prevention utilizing cultural resources; certifying Native American Pacific Islander foster families; and training Kinship Caregivers.
 
Grantee: Riverside-San Bernardino County Indian Health, Inc.
Project: Native Challenge Healthy Marriage Initiative Project
Location: Banning, California 92220
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Family Preservation
Sub-Area: Strengthening Families
Project Period: 2008 - 2011
FY 2008 Award: $215,827
FY 2009 Award: $237,958
Providing pre-marital education to students; increasing students' knowledge on pre-marital education, dating violence, and communication; and providing pre-marital education to pregnant and parenting adolescents.
 
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
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: United American Indian Involvement, Inc.
Project: Strengthening American Indian Families
Location: Los Angeles, California 90017
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Family Preservation
Sub-Area: Strengthening Families
Project Period: 2006 - 2011
FY 2006 Award: $199,060
FY 2007 Award: $200,926
FY 2008 Award: $198,630
FY 2009 Award: $205,294
Providing youth education on the value of healthy relationship skills; offering healthy relationship training to families; and recruiting mentor couples to support other couples.
 
Grantee: Karuk Tribe of California
Project: Karuk Master/Apprentice Documentation Project
Location: Happy Camp, California 96039
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance - Implementation
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2008 - 2011
FY 2008 Award: $143,167
FY 2009 Award: $179,250
Developing language and technology skills among youth by training young language learners to document elder and fluent speakers to create language learning resources and promote language preservation.
 
Grantee: Kawaiisu Language and Cultural Center
Project: "Kawaiisu Practical Grammar"
Location: Bakersfield, California 93306
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance - Planning
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2009 - 2011
FY 2009 Award: $118,120
Developing a language curriculum and designing website features to attract new students, publicize classes, and distribute new language learning materials.
 
Grantee: Owens Valley Career Development Center
Project: Native Language Teacher Training Program
Location: Bishop, California 93514
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance - Implementation
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2009 - 2011
FY 2009 Award: $89,676
Providing a language Master-Apprentice program and creating language learning materials, resulting in certified teachers with the necessary tools to conduct classes in local communities.
 
Grantee: Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians
Project: "Say it in Samala"
Location: Santa Ynez, California 93460
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance - Planning
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2009 - 2011
FY 2009 Award: $112,806
Planning, producing, and testing communication-based instructional units to foster language learning and conservation, and building the foundation for language preservation.
 
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 Language Preservation and Maintenance - Implementation
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2009 - 2012
FY 2009 Award: $200,000
Building the Tribe's capacity to increase the number of fluent speakers by providing language instruction programs.
 
Grantee: Bishop Paiute Tribe
Project: Bishop Tribal Crisis Intervention Project
Location: Bishop, California 93514
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Social Development
Sub-Area: Neighborhood and Communities
Project Period: 2008 - 2010
FY 2008 Award: $167,977
FY 2009 Award: $174,000
Building capacity and establishing infrastructure for social service providers to increase availability of services and crisis intervention for at-risk families.
 
Grantee: Karuk Tribe
Project: Wildland Fire Prevention and Suppression Workforce Development Project
Location: Happy Camp, California 96039
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Economic Development
Sub-Area: Infrastructure and Governance
Project Period: 2009 - 2011
FY 2009 Award: $458,479
Providing firefighter certification and other employment opportunities related to forest management and preservation to prevent devastating wildfires and promote and protect the heath and safety of local communities.
 
Grantee: La Jolla Band of Luiseno Indians
Project: La Jolla Tribal Governance Project
Location: Pauma Valley, California 92061
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Governance
Sub-Area: Infrastructure and Governance
Project Period: 2009 - 2010
FY 2009 Award: $149,599
Developing a constitution, codes, and ordinances to better equip the tribe for economic development and to support and promote community-based activities.
 
Grantee: Ohana Dance Group
Project: Kumu Hula (Hula Teacher) 'Uniki (Training and Graduation) Pilot Project
Location: Sacremento, California 95826
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Social Development
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2009 - 2012
FY 2009 Award: $292,092
Establishing and implementing a traditional Hula teacher training program to preserve the Hawaiian culture through Hula.
 
Grantee: Redwood Valley Rancheria
Project: Home Maintenance and Individual Money Management Education Project
Location: Redwood Valley, California 95470
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Economic Development
Sub-Area: Economic Stability/Working Families
Project Period: 2009 - 2010
FY 2009 Award: $95,182
Offering financial management training and home maintenance workshops to community members to grow personal savings and develop personal financial goals.
 
Grantee: Smith River Rancheria
Project: Establishment of Nuu-da'-ye' (Our Families) a Native American Foster Care Network
Location: Smith River, California 95567
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Women/Child Advocacy
Project Period: 2009 - 2010
FY 2009 Award: $118,331
Developing a Native American foster care training and recruitment program and supporting the development of a culturally and socially appropriate network of Native American foster homes.
 
Grantee: Suscol Council
Project: Design-Training for Suskol House
Location: Napa, California 94559
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Social Development
Sub-Area: Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period: 2008 - 2010
FY 2008 Award: $78,170
FY 2009 Award: $101,400
Establishing a Native American Culture Center to preserve Suscol Tribe heritage and maintain the traditions and ceremonies that were done for thousands of years.
 
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 - Social Development
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2009 - 2012
FY 2009 Award: $168,045
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: Tribal Economic and Social Solutions Agency, Inc.
Project: Foster Care Enhancement Project
Location: Sacramento, California 95821
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Social Development
Sub-Area: Women/Child Advocacy
Project Period: 2008 - 2010
FY 2008 Award: $238,127
FY 2009 Award: $250,455
Developing therapeutic training activities focused on strengthening the skills of foster parents, ICWA coordinators, foster children, and support services for biological parents.
 
Grantee: Tuolumne Mewuk Tribe of Indians
Project: Tuolumne Band of Me-Wuk Indians Rancheria Master Planning Project
Location: Tuolumne, California 95379
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Governance
Sub-Area: Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period: 2008 - 2011
FY 2008 Award: $84,730
FY 2009 Award: $85,268
Writing comprehensive population and land codes, and creating a master plan addressing unprecedented economic growth and the demand for housing and social services.
 
Grantee: Ukiah Hinthil Community and Cultural Development
Project: Yokaia Sedge Bed Restoration Project
Location: Talmage, California 95481
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Economic Development
Sub-Area: Energy/Environment/Conservation
Project Period: 2009 - 2010
FY 2009 Award: $119,129
Developing a sedge bed policy to provide a framework for creating specific cultural preservation strategies to better manage and protect the native lands and resources.
 
Grantee: First Nations Development Institute
Project: InvestNative: Building Native Communities One Investment at a Time
Location: Longmont, Colorado 80501
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region VIII
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Economic Development
Sub-Area: Economic Stability/Working Families
Project Period: 2009 - 2011
FY 2009 Award: $146,498
Developing per capita investment manuals and creating an interactive website that publishes best practice strategies.
 
Grantee: Nez Perce Tribe
Project: Plan, Design and Produce a New Curriculum that Promotes Advanced Level Conversational Fluenc
Location: Lapwai, Idaho 83540
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance - Planning
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2009 - 2011
FY 2009 Award: $100,000
Developing a curriculum and software program to promote advanced-level conversational fluency, proficiency, and cultural understanding.
 
Grantee: Blackfeet Tribal Business Council
Project: Improving the Well-Being of Children - Native American Healthy Marriage Initiative
Location: Browning, Montana 59417
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region VIII
Program Area: Family Preservation
Sub-Area: Strengthening Families
Project Period: 2006 - 2011
FY 2006 Award: $185,566
FY 2007 Award: $201,000
FY 2008 Award: $183,863
FY 2009 Award: $205,652
Providing relationship enhancement skills utilizing 'Love's Cradle' curriculum to couples, and developing collaborative strategies to assist the Blackfeet Tribe in community wellness and relationship strengthening.
 
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
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: Fort Belknap College
Project: White Clay Language Immersion School Expansion Project (Category III - Native Language Project Implementation)
Location: Harlem, Montana 59526
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region VIII
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance - Implementation
Sub-Area: Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period: 2007 - 2010
FY 2007 Award: $200,000
FY 2008 Award: $200,000
FY 2009 Award: $203,550
Enhancing and disseminating instructional media, videos, CDs, and a White Clay grammar manual that will assist in achieving the community language goals.
 
Grantee: Nkwusm
Project: Salish Language Academic Curriculum Development
Location: Arlee, Montana 59821
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region VIII
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance - Immersion
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2008 - 2011
FY 2008 Award: $223,855
FY 2009 Award: $249,087
Creating nine levels of Salish curriculum guides for language arts, mathematics, and science; completing a Salish fluency assessment instrument; and developing a technology center with an audio/video recording studio.
 
Grantee: Piegan Institute, Inc.
Project: Nizipuhwahsin Blackfeet Immersion Program
Location: Blackfoot, Montana 59417
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region VIII
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance - Immersion
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2008 - 2011
FY 2008 Award: $200,000
FY 2009 Award: $200,631
Training teachers for instruction in K-8 immersion classes and graduating at least four students each year with speaking skills in conversational Blackfeet learned through a multifaceted approach.
 
Grantee: Stone Child College
Project: SCC Cree Language Nest Planning Project
Location: Box Elder, Montana 59521
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region VIII
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance - Planning
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2009 - 2010
FY 2009 Award: $139,626
Offering a comprehensive Cree Language Nest Program for infants and toddlers in order to promote fluency among the tribal members.
 
Grantee: Chippewa Cree Tribe
Project: Chippewa Cree Tribe Family Resource Center
Location: Box Elder, Montana 59521
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region VIII
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Social Development
Sub-Area: Infrastructure and Governance
Project Period: 2009 - 2010
FY 2009 Award: $203,924
Developing a comprehensive intake process and offering new parenting and life skills training.
 
Grantee: National Tribal Development Association
Project: NTDA SEDS Financial Literacy Training Project
Location: Box Elder, Montana 59521
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region VIII
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Economic Development
Sub-Area: Economic Stability/Working Families
Project Period: 2009 - 2011
FY 2009 Award: $127,620
Offering financial literacy training, financial counseling, and assistance in preparing loan applications for persons interested in becoming small business owners.
 
Grantee: Fallon Paiute-Shoshone Tribe
Project: Fallon Paiute and Shoshone Language Protection and Recovery Program
Location: Fallon, Nevada 89406
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance - Implementation
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2009 - 2011
FY 2009 Award: $101,053
Promoting intergenerational learning and providing a structured setting for language instruction of youth from preschool through high school.
 
Grantee: Reno-Sparks Indian Colony
Project: Reno-Sparks Indian Colony Native Language Teacher Project
Location: Reno, Nevada 89502
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance - Planning
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2009 - 2010
FY 2009 Award: $88,553
Developing a Great Basin native language teacher training curriculum using the successful models implemented throughout Indian Country.
 
Grantee: Cornerstone Ministries, Inc.
Project: Strong Families, Strong Future Project
Location: Crownpoint, New Mexico 87313
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region VI
Program Area: Family Preservation
Sub-Area: Strengthening Families
Project Period: 2008 - 2011
FY 2008 Award: $292,925
FY 2009 Award: $295,126
Implementing relationship education programming; conducting a Tribal Leadership Summit to increase awareness of the value of healthy families; and training youth workers to conduct relationship education.
 
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
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: Shiprock Home for Women and Children
Project: Nebraska Indian Healthy Marriage Project
Location: Shiprock, New Mexico 87420
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region VI
Program Area: Family Preservation
Sub-Area: Strengthening Families
Project Period: 2006 - 2011
FY 2006 Award: $198,425
FY 2007 Award: $201,925
FY 2008 Award: $200,000
FY 2009 Award: $206,000
Providing relationship and marriage enrichment activities, couple mentoring, and marriage retreats; offering parenting activities utilizing the Family Spirit Program curriculum; and conducting fatherhood activities.
 
Grantee: Indigenous Language Institute
Project: Native Language Self-Study Curriculum
Location: Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region VI
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance - Planning
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2009 - 2010
FY 2009 Award: $134,128
Developing and testing a curriculum that provides language knowledge, skills, and tools, ultimately contributing to communities' language revitalization efforts.
 
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 Language Preservation and Maintenance - Implementation
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2009 - 2012
FY 2009 Award: $199,342
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 Isleta
Project: Developing a Department of Language and Cultural Preservation
Location: Isleta, New Mexico 87022
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region VI
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance - Planning
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2008 - 2010
FY 2008 Award: $150,000
FY 2009 Award: $80,010
Strengthening efforts to revitalize the Tiwa language by developing a Language Department to standardize language teaching methods and materials, and train individuals to teach the Tiwa language.
 
Grantee: Mescalero Apache Tribe
Project: Mescalero Apache Nation Building
Location: Mescalero, New Mexico 88340
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region VI
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Economic Development
Sub-Area: Economic Stability/Working Families
Project Period: 2009 - 2011
FY 2009 Award: $454,301
Conducting strategic planning to promote socioeconomic development by following the Native Nation Building Model of the Native Nations Institute and the Harvard Project on American Indian Economic Development.
 
Grantee: National Indian Council on Aging, Inc.
Project: Helping Grandparents Raise Grandchildren Across Indian Country
Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico 87111
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region VI
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Social Development
Sub-Area: Strengthening Families
Project Period: 2008 - 2010
FY 2008 Award: $241,579
FY 2009 Award: $196,379
Offering assistance to grandparents and/or grandchildren being raised by grandparents with benefits assessment, legal referrals, and support groups to help them feel more empowered to address others they encounter.
 
Grantee: Pueblo de San Ildefonso
Project: Poh Woh Ge Tewa Hee: Strengthen Our Economy and Families by Revitalizing Our Language and Traditions of Agriculture
Location: Santa Fe, New Mexico 87506
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region VI
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Social Development
Sub-Area: Energy/Environment/Conservation
Project Period: 2009 - 2012
FY 2009 Award: $80,768
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: Pueblo of Pojoaque Nutrition Project
Location: Santa Fe, New Mexico 87506
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region VI
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Social Development
Sub-Area: Energy/Environment/Conservation
Project Period: 2009 - 2011
FY 2009 Award: $305,331
Developing greater capacity of the organic farm by providing agricultural education to tribal members, and renovating an existing building where instructional cooking and food preparation classes will be held.
 
Grantee: Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians
Project: Assessment of Aquatic Resources in the Siletz River Basin
Location: Siletz, Oregon 97380
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Environmental Regulatory Enhancement
Sub-Area: Energy/Environment/Conservation
Project Period: 2009 - 2011
FY 2009 Award: $103,494
Collecting data and preparing reports for use in determining total maximum daily loads of pesticides and other chemicals in the Siletz River Basin.
 
Grantee: Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community of Oregon
Project: Coho Salmon and Pacific Lamprey Project
Location: Grand Ronde, Oregon 97347
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Environmental Regulatory Enhancement
Sub-Area: Energy/Environment/Conservation
Project Period: 2009 - 2011
FY 2009 Award: $69,352
Analyzing and examining genetic markers of Coho Salmon and Pacific Lamprey Eel to strengthen self-governance and environmental resource protection.
 
Grantee: Coquille Tribe
Project: Coquille Forest Environmental Management Capacity Building Project
Location: North Bend, Oregon 97420
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Environmental Regulatory Enhancement
Sub-Area: Energy/Environment/Conservation
Project Period: 2008 - 2011
FY 2008 Award: $199,170
FY 2009 Award: $155,278
Building organizational capacity to effectively and efficiently meet the environmental and biological monitoring and reporting requirements of the Coquille Forest Act.
 
Grantee: Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw Indians
Project: Hanis Coos Language Education Development Project
Location: Coos Bay, Oregon 97420
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2009 - 2011
FY 2009 Award: $110,857
Creating the organizational infrastructure and multimedia curriculum to foster language preservation and increase language learning.
 
 
Grantee: Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians
Project: Siletz Tribal Language Project
Location: Siletz, Oregon 97380
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance - Planning
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2008 - 2010
FY 2008 Award: $150,000
FY 2009 Award: $155,174
Developing and testing curriculum modules for head start classes through fifth grade and materials to be used in on-line teaching.
 
 
Grantee: Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community of Oregon
Project: Chinuk Wawa Language Immersion Category IV Project
Location: Grand Ronde, Oregon 97347
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance - Implementation
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2008 - 2011
FY 2008 Award: $214,470
FY 2009 Award: $226,540
Revitalizing the Chinuk Wawa language by providing language immersion instruction to kindergarten students, creating seven place-based curricula units each year, and providing 1,100 hours of master-apprentice training for teachers.
 
Grantee: Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw Indians
Project: Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw Indians Tribal Construction Company Project
Location: Coos Bay, Oregon 97420
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Economic Development
Sub-Area: Economic Stability/Working Families
Project Period: 2009 - 2010
FY 2009 Award: $198,526
Creating the organizational infrastructure and multi-media curriculum to foster language preservation and increase language learning.
 
Grantee: Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians
Project: Siletz Tribal Energy Program (STEP)
Location: Siletz, Oregon 97380
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Economic Development
Sub-Area: Energy/Environment/Conservation
Project Period: 2009 - 2011
FY 2009 Award: $162,211
Providing skills development and certifications for tribal members wishing to seek employment in the field of energy efficient/weatherization technologies and alternative energy applications.
 
Grantee: Crow's Shadow Institute of the Arts
Project: Crow's Shadow Stabilization Project
Location: Pendleton, Oregon 97801
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Economic Development
Sub-Area: Economic Stability/Working Families
Project Period: 2009 - 2011
FY 2009 Award: $142,192
Providing economic opportunities for Native American artists and strengthening the staff and board's governance and financial management capacities.
 
Grantee: Native American Youth and Family Center
Project: Life Skills Development and Economic Security Project for Native Americans
Location: Portland, Oregon 97218
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Social Development
Sub-Area: Economic Stability/Working Families
Project Period: 2008 - 2011
FY 2008 Award: $368,391
FY 2009 Award: $387,723
Providing skills development to youth and adults with opportunities to build assets to reduce poverty, prepare for lifelong learning financial security, and improve the economy.
 
Grantee: Native Wellness Institute
Project: A.N.T. - All Native Training Project
Location: Gresham, Oregon 97080
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Social Development
Sub-Area: Strengthen Families
Project Period: 2008 - 2010
FY 2008 Award: $434,443
FY 2009 Award: $443,163
Providing culturally relevant, wellness-focused training and skill building in areas of adult leadership, youth leadership, staff development, and improved life skills through community-based curricula.
 
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
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: Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe
Project: Establishing Baseline Ecological Information on Roosevelt Elk to Improve the Regulatory Ability of the Lower Elwha Tribe
Location: Port Angeles, Washington 98363
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Environmental Regulatory Enhancement
Sub-Area: Energy/Environment/Conservation
Project Period: 2008 - 2011
FY 2008 Award: $166,855
FY 2009 Award: $151,159
Gathering baseline data on elk herds to bolster the Tribe's regulatory ability in setting harvest regulations.
 
Grantee: Makah Tribal Council
Project: Collection of Biological Data to Build the Infrastructure to Effectively Manage and Regulate the Hunting of Elk Populations
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
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: Lummi Indian Business Council
Project: Healthy Marriages for Healthy Families
Location: Bellingham, Washington 98226
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Family Preservation
Sub-Area: Strengthening Families
Project Period: 2006 - 2011
FY 2006 Award: $200,000
FY 2007 Award: $202,500
FY 2008 Award: $191,429
FY 2009 Award: $206,790
Developing Lummi definitions of healthy marriage; providing healthy relationship education; conducting a publicity campaign on the benefits of healthy marriage; and developing a Support Network.
 
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
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: Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation
Project: Yakama Nation Language Program
Location: Toppenish, Washington 98948
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance - Implementation
Sub-Area: Infrastructure and Governance
Project Period: 2008 - 2011
FY 2008 Award: $152,140
FY 2009 Award: $118,448
Implementing a masters apprentice training program that will develop an intergenerational language nest.
 
Grantee: Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation
Project: FY09 Chehalis Language Program
Location: Oakville, Washington 98568
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance - Implementation
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2009 - 2010
FY 2009 Award: $131,306
Establishing language classes taught within the tribal community using the Accelerated Second Language Acquisition method.
 
Grantee: Hoh Tribal Business Committee
Project: Hoh Tribe Language Assessment Project
Location: Forks, Washington 98331
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance - Assessment
Sub-Area: Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period: 2009 - 2010
FY 2009 Award: $70,269
Developing tribal policies for language preservation and establishing a partnership with the Quileute Tribal School to access language resources.
 
Grantee: Makah Indian Tribe
Project: qwiqwidiccaq Fluency and Literacy Project
Location: Neah Bay, Washington 98357
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance - Planning
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2008 - 2010
FY 2008 Award: $146,504
FY 2009 Award: $140,172
Developing and testing curriculum for the fourth through eighth grades to increase intergenerational use of the Makah Language.
 
Grantee: Nooksack Indian Tribe
Project: Projects to Implement an Educational Site-Based Immersion Project
Location: Deming, Washington 98244
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance - Implementation
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2009 - 2011
FY 2009 Award: $87,406
Completing a curriculum from grades 7-12, initiating a teacher certification program, and offering Head Start culture classes on a weekly basis to return Lhechelesem as a living language.
 
Grantee: Snoqualmie Indian Tribe
Project: Snoqualmie Tribal Language Revitalization Project
Location: Snoqualmie, Washington 98065
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance - Implementation
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2009 - 2011
FY 2009 Award: $60,307
Preserving the voices of Snoqualmie native speakers by utilizing current technology, developing a series of language instruction DVDs, CDs, and study guides based on traditional Snoqualmie.
 
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 Language Preservation and Maintenance - Implementation
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2009 - 2012
FY 2009 Award: $197,602
Developing a semi-immersion early education classroom, creating tribal songs and stories illustrated by Wellpinit School students, to revitalize community language use.
 
Grantee: American Indian Community Center
Project: Community Technology Center
Location: Spokane, Washington 99202
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Economic Development
Sub-Area: Technology
Project Period: 2009 - 2010
FY 2009 Award: $232,165
Providing access to updated computer technology and training programs taught by qualified instructors to 'bridge the digital divide' within the City of Spokane's urban Indian population.
 
Grantee: Northwest Intertribal Court System
Project: Promoting Tribal Sovereignty by Creating Infrastructure for Code Maintenance
Location: Lynnwood, Washington 98036
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Governance
Sub-Area: Infrastructure and Governance
Project Period: 2009 - 2011
FY 2009 Award: $272,260
Amending and expanding tribal codes and regulations through a comprehensive and strategic process.
 
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 - Social Development
Sub-Area: Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period: 2009 - 2012
FY 2009 Award: $298,553
Providing integrated services to youth to develop social, educational, and employment skills that will empower positive development and transition into adulthood.
 
Grantee: Swinomish Indian Tribal Community
Project: Swinomish Climate Change Strategy Initiative
Location: La Conner, Washington 98257
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Governance
Sub-Area: Energy/Environment/Conservation
Project Period: 2008 - 2010
FY 2008 Award: $161,982
FY 2009 Award: $157,850
Developing a strategy to address the impact of climate change on the reservation community.
 

Pacific Region

Grantee: Intersections, Inc.
Project: Le Nuanua Connections: A youth development project
Location: Pago Pago, American Samoa 96799
ANA T/TA Region: Pacific
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Economic Development
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2008 - 2011
FY 2008 Award: $339,142
FY 2009 Award: $319,814
Training 50 youth, with elders serving as mentors, to develop leadership and finance skills, and produce films that raise awareness in the community about youth and cultural issues.
 
Grantee: Micronesian Business Association
Project: Na Metgot I Familia (Make the Family Strong)
Location: Hagatna, Guam 96932
ANA T/TA Region: Pacific
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Family Preservation
Sub-Area: Strengthening Families
Project Period: 2009 - 2010
FY 2009 Award: $137,486
Conducting a community assessment to determine barriers to participation in services as well as develop culturally appropriate pre-marital education curricula and strategies for future implementation.
 
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
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 Language Preservation and Maintenance - Implementation
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2009 - 2012
FY 2009 Award: $189,418
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: Pa'a Taotao Tano'
Project: Chamarro Language Assessment Survey (CLAS) Project
Location: Hagatna, Guam 96910
ANA T/TA Region: Pacific
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance - Assessment
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2009 - 2010
FY 2009 Award: $97,399
Assessing the current status of the native Chamorro language and assisting the Chamorro community with developing and implementing a strategic plan to preserve and perpetuate their indigenous language.
 
Grantee: Historic Inalahan Foundation, Inc.
Project: Youth Engagement in Culture and Community
Location: Inarajan, Guam 96917
ANA T/TA Region: Pacific
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Social Development
Sub-Area: Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period: 2008 - 2011
FY 2008 Award: $261,289
FY 2009 Award: $202,508
Providing social cultural activities for youth that will enhance their self-esteem and pride in their community.
 
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 - Social Development
Sub-Area: Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period: 2009 - 2012
FY 2009 Award: $238,094
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: $267,421
FY 2009 Award: $205,930
Providing healthy relationships workshops utilizing the 'Loving Couples, Loving Children' curriculum to couples and developing a public awareness campaign on healthy relationships.
 
Grantee: Te Taki-Tokelau Community Training and Development, Inc.
Project: Tamoko-Tokelau Language Planning Project
Location: Wahiawa, Hawaii 96786
ANA T/TA Region: Pacific
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance - Planning
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2009 - 2010
FY 2009 Award: $142,756
Developing a culturally-relevant Lummanaki language curriculum.
 
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 - Social Development
Sub-Area: Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period: 2009 - 2012
FY 2009 Award: $494,104
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 - Economic Development
Sub-Area: Energy/Environment/Conservation
Project Period: 2009 - 2012
FY 2009 Award: $444,500
Establishing a community and culturally-based sustainable farm to raise sacred and important native plants for domestic use and export.
 
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 - Social Development
Sub-Area: Energy/Environment/Conservation
Project Period: 2009 - 2012
FY 2009 Award: $310,209
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 - Economic Development
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2009 - 2012
FY 2009 Award: $151,617
Developing a comprehensive masonry teaching curriculum to restore and build contemporary structures in native Hawaiian communities.
 
Grantee: Keomailani Hanapi Foundation
Project: Pilot Native Hawaiian Art Education Project
Location: Kamuela, Hawaii 96743
ANA T/TA Region: Pacific
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Social Development
Sub-Area: Neighborhood and Communities
Project Period: 2008 - 2011
FY 2008 Award: $305,837
FY 2009 Award: $282,329
Offering art educational training for emerging and existing artist, developing an arts market, and conducting an awareness campaign to individuals throughout the community.
 
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 - Social Development
Sub-Area: Strengthening Families
Project Period: 2009 - 2012
FY 2009 Award: $165,238
Providing a culturally competent and community-focused social service 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 - Social Development
Sub-Area: Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period: 2009 - 2012
FY 2009 Award: $484,072
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: Nanakuli Housing Corporation
Project: Kukulu I Na Hale `Ohana Makepono: Building Family Homes Affordably
Location: Honolulu, Hawaii 96817
ANA T/TA Region: Pacific
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Economic Development
Sub-Area: Economic Stability/Working Families
Project Period: 2008 - 2011
FY 2008 Award: $224,500
FY 2009 Award: $179,165
Addressing the housing needs of Native Hawaiians and designing affordable, environmentally green housing to homestead residents.
 
Grantee: Partners In Development
Project: `Ike No`eau: Native Hawaiian Math and Science Curriculum and Culture Project
Location: Honolulu, Hawaii 96817
ANA T/TA Region: Pacific
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Social Development
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2007 - 2010
FY 2007 Award: $335,099
FY 2008 Award: $335,243
FY 2009 Award: $184,594
Creating and using curriculum to teach pre-school aged children of homeless Native families to improve math and science skills and break the cycle of poverty.
 
Grantee: Pasifika Foundation Hawaii, Inc.
Project: Community-Based Host/Visitor Project: Phase III: Host Template and Visitor Curriculum Development
Location: Kealakekua, Hawaii 96704
ANA T/TA Region: Pacific
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Economic Development
Sub-Area: Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period: 2008 - 2010
FY 2008 Award: $248,744
FY 2009 Award: $140,700
Providing local communities access to and control of a portion of the visitor industry to build capacity and establish a more culturally appropriate experience for visitors.
 
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 - Social Development
Sub-Area: Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period: 2009 - 2012
FY 2009 Award: $295,056
Offering traditional and contemporary sea-faring training that will produce quality learning experiences required for traditional Hawaiian voyaging.
 
Grantee: Waianae Community Re-Development Corporation (WCRC)
Project: Kauhale: The Center for Organic Agriculture and Sustainability
Location: Waianae, Hawaii 96792
ANA T/TA Region: Pacific
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Economic Development
Sub-Area: Economic Issues
Project Period: 2008 - 2011
FY 2008 Award: $312,680
FY 2009 Award: $435,061
Providing a center for organic agriculture that will be sustainable for youth and their families and offer an array of opportunities to increase services throughout the community.
 
Grantee: Waipa Foundation
Project: Waipa Community Kitchen and Business Incubator Project
Location: Hanalei, Hawaii 96714
ANA T/TA Region: Pacific
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Economic Development
Sub-Area: Economic Stability/Working Families
Project Period: 2008 - 2011
FY 2008 Award: $343,722
FY 2009 Award: $186,769
Establishing a commercial kitchen and a cooperative agricultural and value added product enterprise to support a healthy, diverse and sustainable local food economy.
 
Grantee: San Vicente Elementary School Community Based Management, Inc.
Project: San Vicente Elementary School Aquaculture Science and Self-Reliance Project
Location: Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands 96950
ANA T/TA Region: Pacific
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Economic Development
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2008 - 2010
FY 2008 Award: $378,168
FY 2009 Award: $192,956
Improving an Aquaculture Science Center and developing off-campus farms for instruction and learning to teach cultural land use, science, math, and business skills to elementary school students.
 

Alaska Region

Grantee: Akiak Native Community
Project: The Akiak Comprehensive Strategic Community Plan
Location: Akiak, Alaska 99552
ANA T/TA Region: Alaska
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Alaska Social and Economic Development Strategies - Social Development
Sub-Area: Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period: 2009 - 2010
FY 2009 Award: $120,151
Assessing the Akiak community's needs and developing a comprehensive community plan to serve as a guide for future direction.
 
Grantee: Chilkat Indian Village
Project: Business Development for the Jilkaat Kwaan Cultural Heritage Center's "Likoodzi Kaayuwutee"
Location: Klukwan, Alaska 99827
ANA T/TA Region: Alaska
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Alaska Social and Economic Development Strategies - Economic Development
Sub-Area: Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period: 2008 - 2010
FY 2008 Award: $127,888
FY 2009 Award: $127,075
Developing a sustainable community business by establishing a cultural heritage center and teaching local tribal member's skills related to management, customer service, food service and retail sales.
 
Grantee: Nanwalek IRA Council
Project: Effective Leadership into the Future
Location: Nanwalek, Alaska 99603
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 - 2011
FY 2009 Award: $69,451
Building capacity for the tribe by assessing and defining the roles and responsibilities of the tribal administration and develop a policies and procedures manual.
 
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 - Governance
Sub-Area: Infrastructure and Governance
Project Period: 2009 - 2012
FY 2009 Award: $117,762
Providing training to enable the Chenega Bay tribal leaders and the tribal administration to independently, efficiently, and successfully manage local programs.
 
Grantee: Native Village of Unalakleet
Project: Workforce Development Project: A Tribal Solution for Elder Care - A Unalakleet Partnership
Location: Unalakleet, Alaska 99684
ANA T/TA Region: Alaska
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Alaska Social and Economic Development Strategies - Social Development
Sub-Area: Strengthening Families
Project Period: 2009 - 2011
FY 2009 Award: $174,928
Developing a business plan and strategies to use the Village Workforce Program to provide elder care services so that elders have more care options and may remain in their communities.
 
Grantee: Organized Village of Kake
Project: Kake Capacity Building for Economic Self-Sufficiency
Location: Kake, Alaska 99830
ANA T/TA Region: Alaska
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Alaska Social and Economic Development Strategies - Economic Development
Sub-Area: Economic Stability/Working Families
Project Period: 2009 - 2011
FY 2009 Award: $106,684
Creating a business center to support local entrepreneurs in creating business plans through a series of workshops including technical and community assistance.
 
Grantee: Sitka Tribe of Alaska
Project: Alaska's Rural Economies: Achieving Full Utilization of Seals Hunted for Subsistence
Location: Sitka, Alaska 99835
ANA T/TA Region: Alaska
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Alaska Social and Economic Development Strategies - Economic Development
Sub-Area: Economic Stability/Working Families
Project Period: 2009 - 2011
FY 2009 Award: $100,103
Providing professional tannery services for seal skins to perpetuate traditional hunting and modern arts and to allow full utilization of seals hunted in Alaska for subsistence.
 
Grantee: Sleetmute Traditional Council
Project: Upgrade and Improve Tribal Governance Management and Administrative Systems
Location: Sleetmute, Alaska 99668
ANA T/TA Region: Alaska
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Alaska Social and Economic Development Strategies - Governance
Sub-Area: Infrastructure and Governance
Project Period: 2009 - 2010
FY 2009 Award: $111,761
Improving management skills and capabilities of tribal council members, and updating the policy and procedures manual to strengthen and organize key administrative positions.
 
Grantee: Aleut Community of St. Paul Island (Tribal Government)
Project: Development of Environmental Ordinances and Cross Jurisdictional Solutions on St. Paul Island
Location: St. Paul Island, Alaska 99660
ANA T/TA Region: Alaska
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Environmental Regulatory Enhancement
Sub-Area: Energy/Environment/Conservation
Project Period: 2008 - 2010
FY 2008 Award: $107,019
FY 2009 Award: $110,388
Developing four environmental ordinances and partnerships for cross-jurisdictional enforcement to protect natural resources of St. Paul Island.
 
Grantee: Central Council of the Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes
Project: Southeast Alaskan Native Environmental Training and Capacity Enhancement
Location: Juneau, Alaska 99801
ANA T/TA Region: Alaska
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Environmental Regulatory Enhancement
Sub-Area: Energy/Environment/Conservation
Project Period: 2008 - 2010
FY 2008 Award: $146,543
FY 2009 Award: $143,653
Planning and implementing a training program that will increase member communities' ability to manage their natural resources.
 
Grantee: Knik Tribal Council
Project: Environmental Capacity Development Project
Location: Wasilla, Alaska 99687
ANA T/TA Region: Alaska
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Environmental Regulatory Enhancement
Sub-Area: Energy/Environment/Conservation
Project Period: 2009 - 2011
FY 2009 Award: $154,089
Developing a historic preservation plan and formalizing a collaborative partnership with other tribes and government agencies.
 
Grantee: Sitka Tribe of Alaska
Project: It's Our Environment Too - Engaging Tribal Youth in Environmental Management
Location: Sitka, Alaska 99835
ANA T/TA Region: Alaska
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Environmental Regulatory Enhancement
Sub-Area: Energy/Environment/Conservation
Project Period: 2008 - 2010
FY 2008 Award: $184,175
FY 2009 Award: $211,934
Developing an outdoor classrooms program for youth to encourage better environmental stewardship and introduce the possibility of environmental careers.
 
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
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: 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
Building capacity of local communities operating wastewater lagoons to comply with regulations and reduce the impact of discharge in the Yukon River watershed.
 
Grantee: Mount Sanford Tribal Consortium
Project: Healthy Families - Healthy Community Project
Location: Gakona, Alaska 99586
ANA T/TA Region: Alaska
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Family Preservation
Sub-Area: Strengthening Families
Project Period: 2008 - 2011
FY 2008 Award: $154,520
FY 2009 Award: $151,923
Offering healthy marriage and responsible fatherhood training through school and community programs; and conducting a public awareness campaign on the value of a healthy marriage, parental involvement, and responsible fatherhood.
 
Grantee: Native Village of Afognak
Project: Native Village of Afognak
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: $199,740
FY 2009 Award: $202,902
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: Alaska Native Heritage Center
Project: Dena'ina Qenaga Qunuhdulzex (The Dena'ina Language is Coming Back)
Location: Anchorage, Alaska 99506
ANA T/TA Region: Alaska
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance - Planning
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2008 - 2010
FY 2008 Award: $117,113
FY 2009 Award: $108,377
Creating an advanced level, verb-based curriculum for classroom and independent students to increase language learning and preservation.
 
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 Language Preservation and Maintenance - Implementation
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2009 - 2012
FY 2009 Award: $196,140
Increasing fluency in the Ahtna Athabascan language and in the number of language teachers by using a mentoring project.
 
Grantee: Chugachmiut
Project: Sugpiat Quliyangu'ait: People's Stories
Location: Anchorage, Alaska 99508
ANA T/TA Region: Alaska
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance - Implementation
Sub-Area: Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period: 2008 - 2010
FY 2008 Award: $199,405
FY 2009 Award: $189,390
Preserving the Sugpiaq dialects for future generations through comprehensive documentation of stories collected from elders who are fluent in reading, writing, and speaking their language.
 
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 Language Preservation and Maintenance - Implementation
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2009 - 2012
FY 2009 Award: $194,921
Providing critical support to Tlingit language teachers in the areas of language development, training in Tlingit grammar, and collaboration in language lesson development.
 
Grantee: Nuniwarmiut Piciryarata Tamaryalkuti, Inc
Project: Cup'ig Language Natural and Cultural History
Location: Mekoryuk, Alaska 99630
ANA T/TA Region: Alaska
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance - Implementation
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2007 - 2010
FY 2007 Award: $182,380
FY 2008 Award: $187,380
FY 2009 Award: $188,880
Developing and implementing Cup'ig cultural curriculum focusing on natural and cultural history that will be used in bilingual and immersion classrooms.
 
Grantee: Sitka Tribe of Alaska
Project: Haa Lingit Yoox'axtangi Kudi: Planning for Our Tlingit Lang Nest or Tlingit Lang Survival
Location: Sitka, Alaska 99835
ANA T/TA Region: Alaska
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance - Planning
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2009 - 2011
FY 2009 Award: $94,224
Developing a long-range plan for creating and operating a community immersion language program.
 
Grantee: Yakutat Tlingit Tribe
Project: Rekindling Our Yakutat Lingit Language
Location: Yakutat, Alaska 99689
ANA T/TA Region: Alaska
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance - Implementation
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2007 - 2010
FY 2007 Award: $200,000
FY 2008 Award: $200,000
FY 2009 Award: $200,000
Establishing an intergenerational language program to revitalize the Yakutat Lingit language and increase fluency levels for children, youth and adults.
 
Grantee: Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
Project: Alaska Rural Utility Collaborative
Location: Anchorage, Alaska 99508
ANA T/TA Region: Alaska
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Economic Development
Sub-Area: Energy/Environment/Conservation
Project Period: 2007 - 2010
FY 2007 Award: $396,610
FY 2008 Award: $446,410
FY 2009 Award: $461,471
Designing, developing, and implementing a statewide rural utility collaborative to provide 15-24 villages with capacity building assistance to manage and operate water/sewer utilities in a sustainable manner.
 
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 - Social Development
Sub-Area: Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
Project Period: 2009 - 2012
FY 2009 Award: $390,774
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 - Economic Development
Sub-Area: Economic Stability/Working Families
Project Period: 2009 - 2012
FY 2009 Award: $82,000
Developing and implementing an Individual Development Account program to assist tribal members in achieving home ownership and start small businesses within their community.
 
Grantee: Kawerak, Inc.
Project: Beringia Museum of Culture and Science Program Planning
Location: Nome, Alaska 99762
ANA T/TA Region: Alaska
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Social Development
Sub-Area: Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period: 2008 - 2011
FY 2008 Award: $211,294
FY 2009 Award: $252,172
Developing interpretive programs, focusing on youth and visitors to the region, that demonstrate the culture, arts, and science of the Beringia region.
 
Grantee: Spruce Island Development Corporation
Project: Ouzinkie Tourism Development Project
Location: Ouzinkie, Alaska 99644
ANA T/TA Region: Alaska
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Economic Development
Sub-Area: Economic Stability/Working Families
Project Period: 2008 - 2011
FY 2008 Award: $190,477
FY 2009 Award: $194,054
Promoting sustainable economic development by developing a tourism business, integrating community involvement and preservation of cultural and natural resources.
 
Grantee: Yukon River Inter-Tribal Watershed Council
Project: Energy Conservation, Education, and Alternatives Development in the Yukon River Watershed
Location: Fairbanks, Alaska 99701
ANA T/TA Region: Alaska
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Governance
Sub-Area: Energy/Environment/Conservation
Project Period: 2007 - 2010
FY 2007 Award: $226,960
FY 2008 Award: $227,660
FY 2009 Award: $221,660
Providing energy efficiency/conservation training to Tribes, installing energy conservation measures, and initiating renewable energy programs (wind, solar, micro hydro and fuel cells), to provide sustainable energy sources.