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Grants Archive FY 2010

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Fiscal Year 2010 Grant Archive

Eastern Region

Grantee: Lakota Language Consortium
Project: Lakota Language Level 5 Textbook Project
Location: Bloomington, Indiana 47408
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region V
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2010 - 2012
FY 2010 Award: $149,269
Developing and producing the Lakota Language Level 5 Textbook, a textbook that will serve as a transition from novice-level instruction to intermediate-level instruction. To ensure proper instructional use of the textbook, the project will also provide training to teachers in its use.
 
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
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2008 - 2011
FY 2008 Award: $142,041
FY 2009 Award: $137,980
FY 2010 Award: $137,832
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
Sub-Area: Energy/Environment/Conservation
Project Period: 2009 - 2011
FY 2009 Award: $299,983
FY 2010 Award: $301,132
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
Sub-Area: Infrastructure and Governance
Project Period: 2009 - 2012
FY 2009 Award: $202,254
FY 2010 Award: $283,725
Establishing a noncommercial, educational radio broadcasting station to communicate effectively and improve information delivery during emergencies, and for community affairs, services and events.
 
Grantee: Wopanaak Language and Cultural Weetyoo, Inc.
Project: "Nuwopanaot8am," I Speak Wampanoag: A Master-Apprentice Project of the Wopanaak Language
Location: Mashpee, Massachusetts 02649
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region I
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2010 - 2012
FY 2010 Award: $274,085
Building the foundation for a Wopanaak Language Immersion school by implementing a master apprentice program to increase the capacity of potential Wopanaak language instructors.
 
Grantee: Passamaquoddy Tribe
Project: Passamaquoddy Language Revitalization Implementation Project
Location: Princeton, Maine 04668
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region I
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2010 - 2012
FY 2010 Award: $202,332
Creating sound files to complement the newly published dictionary that will be accessible on CD-ROM and/or the web.
 
Grantee: Wesget Sipu Inc.
Project: Preservation of the Ancestral and Cultural Heritage of the Maliseet and Micmac People
Location: Fort Kent, Maine 04743
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region I
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period: 2009 - 2012
FY 2009 Award: $146,254
FY 2010 Award: $159,742
Preserving the Tribe's ancestral and cultural heritage through genealogical and anthropological research and storing documents at the Acadian Archives Library Museum at University of Maine.
 
Grantee: Four Directions Development Corporation
Project: Wabanaki Entrepreneurship Initiative, Value Chain Analysis and Incubator Development Program
Location: Orono, Maine 04473
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region I
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Special Initiative
Sub-Area: Economic Stability/Working Families
Project Period: 2010 - 2013
FY 2010 Award: $152,264
Identifying three economic clusters in the Wabanaki region to develop eight new businesses and expanded markets and establishing the Wabanaki Business Innovation Center that will deliver comprehensive business assistance, business mentoring, and an incubator program to native-owned businesses.
 
Grantee: Cultural Survival, Inc.
Project: Sauk Language Master Apprentice Project
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region I
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2009 - 2012
FY 2009 Award: $81,919
FY 2010 Award: $77,304
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 to Strengthen Regulation and Management
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
FY 2010 Award: $159,285
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: $83,013
FY 2009 Award: $103,675
FY 2010 Award: $101,963
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
FY 2010 Award: $214,782
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
Location: Wilson, Michigan 49896
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region V
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2009 - 2012
FY 2009 Award: $112,672
FY 2010 Award: $122,771
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: Ojibwemowin Master/Apprentice Project
Location: Baraga, Michigan 49908
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region V
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2008 - 2011
FY 2008 Award: $200,000
FY 2009 Award: $203,652
FY 2010 Award: $190,443
Developing an intergenerational Master/Apprentice training program and curriculum that will be effective and provide additional speakers within the community.
 
Grantee: Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians
Project: Baawting Anishinaabemowin Language Immersion Camp
Location: Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan 49783
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region V
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2010 - 2013
FY 2010 Award: $126,788
Providing conversational Anishinaabemowin language learning through the development and implementation of language immersion culture camps, and the production and distribution of a series of language immersion activity DVD's.
 
Grantee: American Indian Health and Family Services of SEMI, Inc
Project: "G'daa minobimaadzimi (We Should Live Well Together)" Culturally Healthy Families Implementation Project
Location: Detroit, Michigan 48210
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region V
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Strengthening Families
Project Period: 2010 - 2013
FY 2010 Award: $282,170
Providing educational sessions on healthy relationships and culturally relevant co-parenting skills to low-income parents and conducting cultural competency training for AIHFS staff and partner service agencies.
 
Grantee: Burt Lake Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians, Inc.
Project: Anishinaabe Bimaadizwin Naagademing (Taking Care of Our Way of Life)
Location: Brutus, Michigan 49716
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region V
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period: 2009 - 2011
FY 2009 Award: $125,662
FY 2010 Award: $121,689
Offering traditional art workshops by master artists to tribal members.
 
Grantee: Keweenaw Bay Indian Community
Project: Enhancement of Tribal Governance Capacity through Network Infrastructure and Enterprise Geographic Information Systems
Location: Baraga, Michigan 49908
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region V
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Technology
Project Period: 2010 - 2013
FY 2010 Award: $285,562
Establishing a network infrastructure for all tribal offices and a Geographic Information System (GIS) to increase tribal capacity to govern.
 
Grantee: Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians
Project: Pokagon Healthy Families Project 2010-2013
Location: Dowagiac, Michigan 49047
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region V
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Strengthening Families
Project Period: 2010 - 2013
FY 2010 Award: $130,498
Developing and implementing an effective family services program for the Pokagon Band Potawatomi Indians in order to make a real and positive impact in the cycle of family crisis and disintegration.
 
Grantee: Lac Vieux Desert Tribal Band of Lake Superior Chippewa
Project: Community Youth Forest Program in the Lac Vieux Desert Tribal Community
Location: Watersmeet, Michigan 49969
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region V
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Special Initiative
Sub-Area: Infrastructure and Governance
Project Period: 2010 - 2011
FY 2010 Award: $87,340
Educating tribal youth in local forestry to maintain their culture and respect their relationship to the land.
 
Grantee: Prairie Island Indian Community
Project: Establishing a Tribal Historic Preservation Office
Location: Welch, Minnesota 55089
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region V
Program Area: Environmental Regulatory Enhancement
Sub-Area: Energy/Environment/Conservation
Project Period: 2010 - 2012
FY 2010 Award: $93,034
Developing a Tribal Historic Preservation Office (THPO) that will provide the Prairie Island Indian Community the capability to protect important cultural resources on its reservation and to advocate for the preservation and protection of off-reservation cultural resources.
 
Grantee: 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: $199,453
FY 2009 Award: $203,921
FY 2010 Award: $200,000
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
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2009 - 2012
FY 2009 Award: $248,740
FY 2010 Award: $249,241
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: 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
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2008 - 2011
FY 2008 Award: $60,765
FY 2009 Award: $59,012
FY 2010 Award: $59,366
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
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2009 - 2012
FY 2009 Award: $115,747
FY 2010 Award: $130,520
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
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2008 - 2011
FY 2008 Award: $149,997
FY 2009 Award: $133,949
FY 2010 Award: $132,784
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: Migizi Communications, Inc.
Project: SEDS-Economic Development-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
Sub-Area: Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period: 2008 - 2011
FY 2008 Award: $301,126
FY 2009 Award: $295,414
FY 2010 Award: $280,457
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: White Earth Band of Chippewa
Project: White Earth Healthy Families-Healthy Communities Project
Location: White Earth, Minnesota 56591
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region V
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Strengthening Families
Project Period: 2010 - 2013
FY 2010 Award: $411,874
Improving child wellbeing and social stability by providing family support services to disadvantaged parents and their children.
 
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
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2009 - 2011
FY 2009 Award: $144,844
FY 2010 Award: $149,598
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: $191,500
FY 2008 Award: $204,677
FY 2009 Award: $208,652
FY 2010 Award: $202,908
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: $104,586
FY 2008 Award: $107,765
FY 2009 Award: $103,876
FY 2010 Award: $96,957
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
Sub-Area: Economic Stability/Working Families
Project Period: 2009 - 2012
FY 2009 Award: $263,565
FY 2010 Award: $292,647
Creating a Job Empowerment Center that will provide tribal members with skills and confidence to become successful and self-sustaining contributors to the community.
 
Grantee: Omaha Nation Community Response Team
Project: Social Capacity Building Project
Location: Walthill, Nebraska 68067
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region VII
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Special Initiative
Sub-Area: Infrastructure and Governance
Project Period: 2010 - 2012
FY 2010 Award: $152,489
Building organizational capacity of the Omaha Nation Community Response Team so that it can better lead the community toward wellness by supporting youth through traditional and contemporary teachings and modeling.
 
Grantee: 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
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2008 - 2011
FY 2008 Award: $125,500
FY 2009 Award: $126,452
FY 2010 Award: $125,000
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'keh'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
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2009 - 2011
FY 2009 Award: $118,068
FY 2010 Award: $117,692
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
Sub-Area: Economic Stability/Working Families
Project Period: 2008 - 2011
FY 2008 Award: $102,012
FY 2009 Award: $111,131
FY 2010 Award: $114,613
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
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2009 - 2011
FY 2009 Award: $134,269
FY 2010 Award: $152,276
Preserving the Tuscarora language by documenting the oral history and creating language teaching and learning tools.
 
Grantee: Boys and Girls Club of the Three Affiliated Tribes
Project: Three Tribes Language Apprenticeship Project (TATLAP)
Location: New Town, North Dakota 58763
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region VIII
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2010 - 2013
FY 2010 Award: $110,901
Increasing the number of fluent speakers of three Native American languages by providing intensive one-on-one language learning sessions through the implementation of a master apprentice program.
 
Grantee: 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
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2009 - 2011
FY 2009 Award: $150,000
FY 2010 Award: $151,153
Developing a language curriculum in unification with the support and documentation of fluent language speakers to preserve and perpetuate language learning and conservation.
 
Grantee: Cultural Diversity Resources
Project: Cultural Diversity Resources Native American Center Project
Location: Fargo, North Dakota 58102
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region VIII
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period: 2009 - 2012
FY 2009 Award: $136,784
FY 2010 Award: $138,432
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
Sub-Area: Economic Stability/Working Families
Project Period: 2008 - 2011
FY 2008 Award: $129,750
FY 2009 Award: $142,285
FY 2010 Award: $179,881
Developing stable, diversified businesses and tribal economic activities, and establishing an Entrepreneurial Development Center to combat tribal unemployment.
 
Grantee: Tonkawa Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma
Project: Tonkawa Tribal Environmental Regulatory Project
Location: Tonkawa, Oklahoma 74653
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region VI
Program Area: Environmental Regulatory Enhancement
Sub-Area: Energy/Environment/Conservation
Project Period: 2010 - 2012
FY 2010 Award: $80,507
Developing environmental ordinances to be adopted by the Tribe to ensure that preservation of tribal lands can be administered through local law enforcement.
 
Grantee: Association of American Indian Physicians, Inc.
Project: AAIP Healthy Families through Healthy Relationships
Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73108
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region VI
Program Area: Family Preservation
Sub-Area: Strengthening Families
Project Period: 2009 - 2012
FY 2009 Award: $284,231
FY 2010 Award: $292,606
Offering healthy relationships and marriage skills training to youth and adults to increase capacity of individuals to strengthen and preserve healthy families and children in Oklahoma.
 
Grantee: 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
FY 2010 Award: $252,494
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
FY 2010 Award: $261,560
Training individuals to teach WellSpeak curriculum (sexual health education), and conducting trainings to promote healthy marriages through sexual health advocacy and communication skills.
 
Grantee: Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma
Project: CandA Early Childhood Language Project
Location: Concho, Oklahoma 73005
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region VI
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2009 - 2012
FY 2009 Award: $196,632
FY 2010 Award: $175,945
Teaching basic language skills, utilizing the successful methodology of a neighboring tribe, and creating learning tools such as DVDs, language CDs, and digital language games.
 
Grantee: Citizen Potawatomi Nation
Project: FY2010 Potawatomi Language Curriculum Implementation Project
Location: Shawnee, Oklahoma 74801
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region VI
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2010 - 2012
FY 2010 Award: $180,741
Developing language capacity among learners of the Potawatomi language by implementing curricula created for young children and adults.
 
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
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2009 - 2011
FY 2009 Award: $106,465
FY 2010 Award: $91,171
Designing multimedia language learning tools using computer-assisted learning modules to preserve and revitalize the language.
 
Grantee: Kaw Nation
Project: Kanza Language Dictionary
Location: Kaw City, Oklahoma 74641
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region VI
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2010 - 2012
FY 2010 Award: $100,419
Establishing a foundation for future language preservation efforts by producing a publishable Kanza dictionary that contains all known words and grammatical particles.
 
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
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2009 - 2011
FY 2009 Award: $104,507
FY 2010 Award: $82,840
Conducting a formal language assessment and developing a long-term plan to preserve and revitalize the Ponca language.
 
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
Sub-Area: Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period: 2009 - 2011
FY 2009 Award: $126,633
FY 2010 Award: $121,793
Completing necessary historical research and developing an official history to address omissions and deficiencies of the Tribe's historical timeline.
 
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
Sub-Area: Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
Project Period: 2008 - 2011
FY 2008 Award: $366,665
FY 2009 Award: $369,413
FY 2010 Award: $440,662
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
Sub-Area: Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
Project Period: 2009 - 2011
FY 2009 Award: $164,795
FY 2010 Award: $269,853
Developing a culturally sensitive case management program and increasing the Nation's capacity to deliver supportive social and health services to elders.
 
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
Sub-Area: Infrastructure and Governance
Project Period: 2008 - 2011
FY 2008 Award: $227,108
FY 2009 Award: $278,511
FY 2010 Award: $210,431
Implementing a constitutional reform process that will revise the tribal constitution; all tribal by-laws; ordinances; codes; and policies and procedures to align with the constitution.
 
Grantee: Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma
Project: Pawnee Nation "Continuity of Government" Project
Location: Pawnee, Oklahoma 74058
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region VI
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Infrastructure and Governance
Project Period: 2009 - 2012
FY 2009 Award: $375,253
FY 2010 Award: $327,885
Developing a sustainable information technology infrastructure and ensuring continuity of government and business operations during emergencies.
 
Grantee: Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma
Project: Eastern Shawnee Diabetes Program
Location: Wyandotte, Oklahoma 74370
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region VI
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Special Initiative
Sub-Area: Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
Project Period: 2010 - 2013
FY 2010 Award: $113,937
Developing and implementing a program to encourage healthy eating and exercise to reduce rates of diabetes among elderly tribal members.
 
Grantee: Ottawa Tribe of Oklahoma
Project: Adawe Elder Project
Location: Miami, Oklahoma 74355
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region VI
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Special Initiative
Sub-Area: Strengthening Families
Project Period: 2010 - 2011
FY 2010 Award: $148,194
Renovating the Adawe Community Center to provide a comprehensive elders program consisting of social, cultural, and physical activities in order to increase the delivery of nutritional services by 50%.
 
Grantee: Tonkawa Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma
Project: Tonkawa Tribal Administrative Process Update Project
Location: Tonkawa, Oklahoma 74653
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region VI
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Special Initiative
Sub-Area: Infrastructure and Governance
Project Period: 2010 - 2011
FY 2010 Award: $98,176
Updating administrative policies and procedures and providing training to tribal employees.
 
Grantee: United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma
Project: UKB Governance Project
Location: Tahlequah, Oklahoma 74465
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region VI
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Special Initiative
Sub-Area: Infrastructure and Governance
Project Period: 2010 - 2011
FY 2010 Award: $153,455
Creating an updated, complete, and organized Tribal Code as well as records management policies and procedures.
 
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
FY 2010 Award: $302,130
Providing health relationships skills to youth; offering healthy marriages and relationships skills to adults; and training mentors in healthy marriages skills.
 
Grantee: White Eagle Christian Academy
Project: Takoja Niwiciyapi Project
Location: Mission, South Dakota 57555
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region VIII
Program Area: Family Preservation
Sub-Area: Strengthening Families
Project Period: 2009 - 2012
FY 2009 Award: $299,780
FY 2010 Award: $286,862
Building strong families on the Rosebud Sioux Reservation while providing healthy relationships classes, leadership marriage summits, and youth community projects.
 
Grantee: Oglala Lakota College
Project: Lakota Woglaka Wounspe
Location: Kyle, South Dakota 57752
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region VIII
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2010 - 2013
FY 2010 Award: $205,531
Expanding upon a newly created immersion school by adding one grade level each year of the grant while enhancing curriculum to create fluent Lakota speakers.
 
Grantee: Red Cloud Indian School, Inc.
Project: Mahpiya Luta 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
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2009 - 2011
FY 2009 Award: $149,782
FY 2010 Award: $152,447
Developing and implementing a comprehensive K-12 Lakota language curriculum and providing training to language teachers.
 
Grantee: Rural America Initiatives
Project: Lakota Wicoie Yukinipi (Bringing the Lakota Language Back to Life)
Location: Rapid City, South Dakota 57701
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region VIII
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2010 - 2013
FY 2010 Award: $241,090
Developing a Lakota language corresponding curriculum for children ages zero to five and their parents.
 
Grantee: First Peoples Fund
Project: Native Arts, Entrepreneurship and Cultural Assets
Location: Rapid City, South Dakota 57709
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region VIII
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Economic Stability/Working Families
Project Period: 2010 - 2012
FY 2010 Award: $148,494
Developing and implementing a training and outreach program for CDFIs and members of four Great Plains communities to meet specific business needs of local native artisans and traditional cultural bearers.
 
Grantee: Pine Ridge Area Chamber of Commerce
Project: Oglala Lakota Visions - A Project to Build the Capacity of PRACC to Engage the Community
Location: Kyle, South Dakota 57752
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region VIII
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period: 2009 - 2012
FY 2009 Award: $473,554
FY 2010 Award: $441,774
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
Sub-Area: Economic Stability/Working Families
Project Period: 2009 - 2012
FY 2009 Award: $421,986
FY 2010 Award: $439,529
Creating a credit union for community development and entrepreneurship and developing youth financial mastery programs to foster economic stability among community members.
 
Grantee: Four Bands Community Fund, Inc.
Project: Expanding Business Opportunities on the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation
Location: Eagle Butte, South Dakota 57625
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region VIII
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Special Initiative
Sub-Area: Economic Stability/Working Families
Project Period: 2010 - 2012
FY 2010 Award: $131,405
Creating business plans and providing business training, assistance and marketing materials to facilitate the start-up of new businesses or diversification of established businesses.
 
Grantee: Hunkpanti Investments, Inc.
Project: Crossroads Business Exchange Program
Location: Fort Thompson, South Dakota 57339
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region VIII
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Special Initiative
Sub-Area: Economic Stability/Working Families
Project Period: 2010 - 2013
FY 2010 Award: $56,706
Training the adults and youth in entrepreneurship to prepare potential applicants for community development and financial institution loans.
 
Grantee: Ysleta del Sur Pueblo
Project: Ysleta del Sur Pueblo Environmental Code Development Project
Location: El Paso, Texas 79907
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region VI
Program Area: Environmental Regulatory Enhancement
Sub-Area: Energy/Environment/Conservation
Project Period: 2010 - 2012
FY 2010 Award: $89,769
Developing an enviromental code that will help protect the Tribe's natural and cultural resources and regulate hazardous waste and hunting practices.
 
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
FY 2010 Award: $79,618
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: 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: $198,300
FY 2008 Award: $185,886
FY 2009 Award: $189,834
FY 2010 Award: $182,864
Establishing focus groups that provide guidance on curricula development and family recruitment; developing Community Coordinated Services Teams; and providing healthy relationships 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
Sub-Area: Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period: 2009 - 2012
FY 2009 Award: $200,000
FY 2010 Award: $199,623
Revitalizing the Menominee language by expanding learning opportunities beyond the K-12 classroom, allowing the learner to identify his/her learning style, and placing the language in public settings.
 
Grantee: Great Lakes Indian, Fish and Wildlife Commission
Project: Gidaadizookaaninaanig (Our Stories)-Original Teachings of Anishninaabe Cultural Practices
Location: Odanah, Wisconsin 54861
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region V
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2010 - 2013
FY 2010 Award: $150,633
Preserving the traditional stories by recording the elders and creating language materials as resources for 11 tribal language programs.
 
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
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2009 - 2011
FY 2009 Award: $200,000
FY 2010 Award: $202,631
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: Creating Oneida Language Learning Environment
Location: Oneida, Wisconsin 54155
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region V
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2010 - 2013
FY 2010 Award: $272,946
Increasing the accessibility to language learning by providing new learning outlets via the web with supporting community classes.
 
Grantee: Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa
Project: Ginanda-gikendaamin(We Seek to Learn)
Location: Bayfield, Wisconsin 54814
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region V
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2010 - 2013
FY 2010 Award: $211,580
Establishing and implementing Ojibwe language immersion at the Red Cliff Early Childhood Center.
 
Grantee: St. Croix Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin
Project: St. Croix Chippewa ANA Implementation Grant Category III: Ojibwemowininwadiswan
Location: Webster, Wisconsin 54893
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region V
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2009 - 2012
FY 2009 Award: $196,810
FY 2010 Award: $199,533
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
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2008 - 2011
FY 2008 Award: $245,100
FY 2009 Award: $253,152
FY 2010 Award: $247,361
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: Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission
Project: GLIFWC's-"Minwaajimo-Telling a Good Story": Preserving Ojibwe Treaty Rights for the Past 25 Years
Location: Odanah, Wisconsin 54861
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region V
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2010 - 2011
FY 2010 Award: $203,694
Developing and disseminating educational materials in order to preserve the history of the treaty rights reaffirmation and implementation.
 
Grantee: Northwoods NiiJii Enterprise Comunity, Inc.
Project: NNEC Native Arts Initiative
Location: Lac Du Flambeau, Wisconsin 54538
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: Region V
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Economic Stability/Working Families
Project Period: 2010 - 2013
FY 2010 Award: $172,940
Implementing a sustainable rural multi-purpose Native Arts Initiative through the development an entrepreneurial creative culture, preserving traditional native arts for the seventh generation, and leveraging the native artistic assets of the community to increase revenue through cultural tourism.
 
 

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
Sub-Area: Economic Stability/Working Families
Project Period: 2009 - 2011
FY 2009 Award: $99,494
FY 2010 Award: $106,730
Training in financial literacy and entrepreneurial development and increasing private-sector business ownership in five target communities on the Navajo Reservation.
 
Grantee: Salt River Pima Maricopa Indian Community
Project: SRPMIC Fatherhood's Program Establishment and Implementation of a Mentorship System and Resource Center
Location: Scottsdale, Arizona 85256
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Strengthening Families
Project Period: 2010 - 2012
FY 2010 Award: $151,823
Increasing awareness of the importance of men's role in upholdong healthy marriages, stable families, and safer communities.
 
Grantee: Shonto Community Development Corp, Inc.
Project: Development of Laws and Policies that Support Community-based Social, Economic and Governance Activities
Location: Shonto, Arizona 86054
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period: 2008 - 2011
FY 2008 Award: $132,015
FY 2009 Award: $137,387
FY 2010 Award: $139,217
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: 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
FY 2010 Award: $124,050
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: Yurok Tribe
Project: Hunters as Stewards
Location: Klamath, California 95548
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Environmental Regulatory Enhancement
Sub-Area: Energy/Environment/Conservation
Project Period: 2010 - 2011
FY 2010 Award: $156,362
Assessing hunters and game meat for lead contamination and educating hunters on non-lead ammunition usage to prepare the way for condor reintroduction.
 
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
FY 2010 Award: $229,607
Conducting a community awareness campaign on the importance of healthy marriages; implementing a culturally tailored healthy marriages program; and 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
FY 2010 Award: $294,254
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: $239,958
FY 2010 Award: $246,349
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
FY 2010 Award: $298,869
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: $203,426
FY 2008 Award: $250,862
FY 2009 Award: $207,294
FY 2010 Award: $198,630
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: California Indian Museum and Cultural Center
Project: Pomo Language Assessment and Documentation Project
Location: Santa Rosa, California 95403
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area: Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period: 2010 - 2012
FY 2010 Award: $108,819
Conducting an updated needs assessment of the Pomo languages, developing language resource lists for a conversational Pomo curriculum, and conducting language documentation with the remaining fluent speakers of the Pomo languages.
 
Grantee: 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
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2008 - 2011
FY 2008 Award: $143,167
FY 2009 Award: $179,250
FY 2010 Award: $143,921
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
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2009 - 2011
FY 2009 Award: $118,120
FY 2010 Award: $128,180
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
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2009 - 2011
FY 2009 Award: $89,676
FY 2010 Award: $90,306
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
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2009 - 2011
FY 2009 Award: $112,806
FY 2010 Award: $108,640
Planning, producing, and testing communication-based instructional units to foster language learning and conservation, and building the foundation for language preservation.
 
Grantee: Smith River Rancheria
Project: Dee-ni' Wee-ya' Xwee-nish Project
Location: Smith River, California 95567
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2010 - 2013
FY 2010 Award: $279,484
Establishing a teacher certification program that will certify at least three teachers, and developing culturally-based curriculum appropriate for proficiency levels 1 and 2.
 
Grantee: Yurok Tribe
Project: Yurok Tribe Community Language Project
Location: Klamath, California 95548
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2009 - 2012
FY 2009 Award: $200,000
FY 2010 Award: $200,910
Building the Tribe's capacity to increase the number of fluent speakers by providing language instruction programs.
 
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
Sub-Area: Infrastructure and Governance
Project Period: 2009 - 2011
FY 2009 Award: $458,479
FY 2010 Award: $468,798
Providing firefighter certification and other employment opportunities related to forest management and preservation to prevent devastating wildfires, and to promote and protect the heath and safety of local communities.
 
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
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2009 - 2012
FY 2009 Award: $292,092
FY 2010 Award: $299,085
Establishing and implementing a traditional Hula teacher training program to preserve the Hawaiian culture through Hula.
 
Grantee: The American Indian Child Resource Center
Project: Living By Sacred Colors
Location: Oakland, California 94610
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2009 - 2012
FY 2009 Award: $168,045
FY 2010 Award: $190,850
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: Tuolumne Band of Me-Wuk 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
Sub-Area: Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period: 2008 - 2011
FY 2008 Award: $84,730
FY 2009 Award: $85,268
FY 2010 Award: $86,846
Writing comprehensive population and land codes, and creating a master plan addressing unprecedented economic growth and the demand for housing and social services.
 
Grantee: Soboba Band of Luiseno Indians
Project: Social and Economic Development Strategies: Planning Grant for Native American Curriculum Design Project
Location: San Jacinto, California 92581
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Special Initiative
Sub-Area: Women/Child Advocacy
Project Period: 2010 - 2011
FY 2010 Award: $68,794
Developing a culturally sensitive and relevant curriculum and media campaign that will educate local Native Americans on the overwhelming need for Native American children to be placed in Native American homes and to give potential foster parents the practical tools and help they need.
 
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
Sub-Area: Economic Stability/Working Families
Project Period: 2009 - 2011
FY 2009 Award: $146,498
FY 2010 Award: $149,313
Developing per capita investment manuals and creating an interactive website that publishes best practices strategies.
 
Grantee: Nez Perce Tribe
Project: Plan, Design and Produce a New Curriculum that Promotes Advanced Level Conversational Fluency
Location: Lapwai, Idaho 83540
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: $100,000
FY 2010 Award: $98,915
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: $203,500
FY 2008 Award: $185,863
FY 2009 Award: $207,652
FY 2010 Award: $200,290
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
FY 2010 Award: $210,063
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 Cohort Mentoring Project
Location: Harlem, Montana 59526
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region VIII
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2010 - 2013
FY 2010 Award: $232,544
Increasing White Clay language fluency among youth by expanding grade levels and implementing a student mentoring program at the White Clay Immersion School.
 
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
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2008 - 2011
FY 2008 Award: $223,855
FY 2009 Award: $249,087
FY 2010 Award: $247,698
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
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2008 - 2011
FY 2008 Award: $200,000
FY 2009 Award: $200,631
FY 2010 Award: $198,437
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: Rocky Boy Cree Language Nest Project
Location: Box Elder, Montana 59521
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region VIII
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2010 - 2013
FY 2010 Award: $282,099
Implementing an effective and culturally appropriate Cree language nest for infants and toddlers, including their parents and guardians, to promote fluency in the Cree language.
 
Grantee: Chippewa Cree Tribe
Project: Chippewa Cree Tribe Code Revisions and Legislative Procedure Project
Location: Box Elder, Montana 59521
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region VIII
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Infrastructure and Governance
Project Period: 2010 - 2011
FY 2010 Award: $239,983
Promoting, enhancing, and protecting tribal sovereignty by defining the legislative process and implementing a comprehensive codes revision project.
 
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
Sub-Area: Economic Stability/Working Families
Project Period: 2009 - 2011
FY 2009 Award: $127,620
FY 2010 Award: $151,148
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
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2009 - 2011
FY 2009 Award: $101,053
FY 2010 Award: $114,494
Promoting intergenerational learning and providing a structured setting for language instruction of youth from preschool through high school.
 
Grantee: Ely Shoshone Tribe
Project: Zoning and Land Use Ordinance
Location: Ely, Nevada 89301
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Special Initiative
Sub-Area: Infrastructure and Governance
Project Period: 2010 - 2011
FY 2010 Award: $117,341
Developing a zoning and land use ordinance that will designate seven tribally-owned land parcels for cultural, commercial, agricultural, and residential uses.
 
Grantee: Wells Band of the Te-Moak Tribe of Western Shoshone
Project: Wells Band Management Systems Project
Location: Wells, Nevada 89835
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Special Initiative
Sub-Area: Infrastructure and Governance
Project Period: 2010 - 2011
FY 2010 Award: $109,814
Updating the record keeping systems and developing five policies and procedures manuals for future management of the tribal social service delivery systems.
 
Grantee: Yerington Paiute Tribe
Project: Yerington Paiute Tribe Healthy Families Project:Community Based Training and Services for Staff and Tribal Members
Location: Yerington, Nevada 89447
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Special Initiative
Sub-Area: Infrastructure and Governance
Project Period: 2010 - 2013
FY 2010 Award: $130,435
Developing a family/community wellness support system that will provide prevention, intervention, referral and follow-up services to community members.
 
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: $297,126
FY 2010 Award: $293,767
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
FY 2010 Award: $297,964
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: $203,425
FY 2008 Award: $202,000
FY 2009 Award: $208,000
FY 2010 Award: $200,000
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: 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
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2009 - 2012
FY 2009 Award: $199,342
FY 2010 Award: $202,692
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 Pojoaque
Project: Pueblo of Pojoaque Tewa Language Planning Project
Location: Santa Fe, New Mexico 87506
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region VI
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2010 - 2011
FY 2010 Award: $91,477
Documenting the oral history of the Ramah Navajo People and providing further resources for teaching the language.
 
Grantee: Ramah Navajo School Board Inc
Project: Ramah Navajo Oral History Project: Revitalizing Our Language Through History
Location: Pine Hill, New Mexico 87357
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region VI
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2010 - 2013
FY 2010 Award: $246,575
Documenting the oral history of the Ramah Navajo and providing further resources for teaching the 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
Sub-Area: Economic Stability/Working Families
Project Period: 2009 - 2011
FY 2009 Award: $454,301
FY 2010 Award: $501,586
Conducting strategic planning to promote socio-economic development by following the Native Nation Building Model of the Native Nations Institute and the Harvard Project on American Indian Economic Development.
 
Grantee: Pueblo de San Ildefonso
Project: Poh Woh Ge Tewa Hee
Location: Santa Fe, New Mexico 87506
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region VI
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Energy/Environment/Conservation
Project Period: 2009 - 2012
FY 2009 Award: $80,768
FY 2010 Award: $68,497
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
Sub-Area: Energy/Environment/Conservation
Project Period: 2009 - 2011
FY 2009 Award: $305,331
FY 2010 Award: $221,197
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: Pueblo of Tesuque
Project: Pueblo of Tesuque Family Wellness Project
Location: Santa Fe, New Mexico 87506
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region VI
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
Project Period: 2010 - 2013
FY 2010 Award: $177,460
Providing a comprehensive prevention and early intervention program focused on building community members awareness of and ability to confront challenges.
 
Grantee: Native American Disability Law Center, Inc.
Project: Navajo/Hopi Community Advocacy Project
Location: Farmington, New Mexico 87402
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region VI
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Special Initiative
Sub-Area: Strengthening Families
Project Period: 2010 - 2011
FY 2010 Award: $75,336
Improving the statutory civil rights protections for Navajos and Hopis with disabilities by strengthening the capacity of the existing tribal disability Advisory Councils; developing policies to ensure community participation; and increasing the communities' awareness of the needs of those with disabilities.
 
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
FY 2010 Award: $107,040
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
FY 2010 Award: $72,284
Analyzing and examining genetic markers of Coho Salmon and Pacific Lamprey Eel to strengthen self-governance and environmental resource protection.
 
Grantee: Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation
Project: Development of Conceptual Model of the Umatilla Indian Reservation and Surrounding Area
Location: Pendleton, Oregon 97801
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Environmental Regulatory Enhancement
Sub-Area: Energy/Environment/Conservation
Project Period: 2010 - 2013
FY 2010 Award: $206,859
Developing a scientifically defensible conceptual model of the hydrology of the upper Umatilla River Basin groundwater-flow system to ensure development does not harm water flows and existing uses.
 
Grantee: 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
FY 2010 Award: $97,780
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
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
FY 2010 Award: $157,996
Creating the organizational infrastructure and multimedia curriculum to foster language preservation and increase language learning.
 
Grantee: Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community of Or
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
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2008 - 2011
FY 2008 Award: $214,470
FY 2009 Award: $226,540
FY 2010 Award: $230,450
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 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
Sub-Area: Energy/Environment/Conservation
Project Period: 2009 - 2011
FY 2009 Award: $162,211
FY 2010 Award: $177,858
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
Sub-Area: Economic Stability/Working Families
Project Period: 2009 - 2011
FY 2009 Award: $142,192
FY 2010 Award: $139,946
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
Sub-Area: Economic Stability/Working Families
Project Period: 2008 - 2011
FY 2008 Award: $368,391
FY 2009 Award: $387,723
FY 2010 Award: $384,217
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: Ka Lama Mohala Foundation
Project: Lei Aloha O Ka 'Ohana-Family, The Never Ending Circle of Love
Location: Midvale, Utah 84047
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region VIII
Program Area: Family Preservation
Sub-Area: Strengthening Families
Project Period: 2009 - 2012
FY 2009 Award: $266,347
FY 2010 Award: $276,759
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
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
FY 2010 Award: $125,775
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 Roosevelt Elk
Location: Neah Bay, Washington 98357
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Environmental Regulatory Enhancement
Sub-Area: Energy/Environment/Conservation
Project Period: 2009 - 2012
FY 2009 Award: $173,013
FY 2010 Award: $191,531
Collecting data on bull to cow ratios, calf survival rates, and overall population counts to make informed management decisions about Roosevelt elk in the treaty areas.
 
Grantee: Squaxin Island Tribe
Project: Squaxin Island Tribe Environmental Review Process and GIS Implementation Project
Location: Shelton, Washington 98584
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Environmental Regulatory Enhancement
Sub-Area: Infrastructure and Governance
Project Period: 2010 - 2012
FY 2010 Award: $237,924
Establishing a coordinated environmental review process using community-determined standards and geospatial data to inform capital construction decisions.
 
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: $205,000
FY 2008 Award: $193,429
FY 2009 Award: $208,790
FY 2010 Award: $201,746
Developing Lummi definitions of healthy marriage; providing healthy relationships 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
FY 2010 Award: $172,640
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
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2008 - 2011
FY 2008 Award: $152,140
FY 2009 Award: $118,448
FY 2010 Award: $126,788
Implementing a Masters-Apprentice training program that will develop an integenerational language nest.
 
Grantee: Kalispel Tribe of Indians
Project: Kalispel Tribe Language Nest
Location: Usk, Washington 99180
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2010 - 2013
FY 2010 Award: $303,893
Developing a Language Nest by training staff to be fluent speakers, increasing the number of immersion hours in the classroom, and creating culturally appropriate learning materials.
 
Grantee: Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe
Project: Strengthening the Community Base for Klallam Language Survival
Location: Port Angeles, Washington 98363
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2010 - 2013
FY 2010 Award: $173,476
Enhancing the language program by transcribing existing recordings and creating lesson plans that compliment the transcribed stories while training a new language teacher.
 
Grantee: Makah Indian Tribe
Project: Makah Voices--Makah Fluency and Literacy Project
Location: Neah Bay, Washington 98357
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2010 - 2013
FY 2010 Award: $285,205
Increasing the resources available to the Tribe's continued language preservation efforts by certifying three additional language teachers, creating language booklets, and transcribing existing audio.
 
Grantee: 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
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2009 - 2011
FY 2009 Award: $87,406
FY 2010 Award: $87,784
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: Samish Indian Nation
Project: Lekw'eng7aneng Assessment and Editing Project for the Samish dialect of Straits Salish
Location: Anacortes, Washington 98221
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area: Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period: 2010 - 2011
FY 2010 Award: $125,679
Assessing and editing digitally three Lekw'eng7aneng language group resources with input from community members and fluent speakers.
 
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
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2009 - 2011
FY 2009 Award: $60,307
FY 2010 Award: $55,967
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
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2009 - 2012
FY 2009 Award: $197,602
FY 2010 Award: $200,491
Developing a semi-immersion early education classroom, creating tribal songs and stories illustrated by Wellpinit School students, to revitalize community language use.
 
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
Sub-Area: Infrastructure and Governance
Project Period: 2009 - 2011
FY 2009 Award: $272,260
FY 2010 Award: $349,581
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
Sub-Area: Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period: 2009 - 2012
FY 2009 Award: $298,553
FY 2010 Award: $216,027
Providing integrated services to youth to develop social, educational, and employment skills that will empower positive development and transition into adulthood.
 

Pacific Region

Grantee: American Samoa Government Dept. of Parks and Recreation
Project: Urgent Award: Amanave mo Taeao - Amanave for Tomorrow
Location: Pago Pago, American Samoa 96799
ANA T/TA Region: Pacific
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area:  
Project Period: 2010 - 2010
FY 2010 Award: $35,802
 
 
Grantee: Catholic Social Services
Project: Urgent Award: Recovery and Empowerment Project
Location: Pago Pago, American Samoa 96799
ANA T/TA Region: Pacific
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area:  
Project Period: 2010 - 2010
FY 2010 Award: $72,454
 
 
Grantee: Intersections, Inc.
Project: LE NUANUA CONNECTIONS A Youth Development Project Utilizing Media to Develop Leadership and Job Skills of 50 Youths
Location: Pago Pago, American Samoa 96799
ANA T/TA Region: Pacific
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2008 - 2011
FY 2008 Award: $339,142
FY 2009 Award: $319,814
FY 2010 Award: $313,808
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: Intersections, Inc.
Project: Urgent Award: Nuanua Recovery Project
Location: Pago Pago, American Samoa 96799
ANA T/TA Region: Pacific
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area:  
Project Period: 2010 - 2010
FY 2010 Award: $106,750
 
 
Grantee: Native American Samoa Advisory Council
Project: Urgent Award: Back to the Land
Location: Pago Pago, American Samoa 96799
ANA T/TA Region: Pacific
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area:  
Project Period: 2010 - 2010
FY 2010 Award: $55,595
 
 
Grantee: Pacific Islands Center for Educational Development
Project: Urgent Award: Youth Serving Samoa
Location: Pago Pago, American Samoa 96799
ANA T/TA Region: Pacific
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area:  
Project Period: 2010 - 2010
FY 2010 Award: $42,004
This grant will support cleanup activities in six villages through youth-organized village beautification days and develop a youth campaign on disaster preparedness.
 
Grantee: Sanctuary, Incorporated
Project: Relationship Intelligence Project
Location: Chalan Pago, Guam 96910
ANA T/TA Region: Pacific
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Family Preservation
Sub-Area: Strengthening Families
Project Period: 2009 - 2012
FY 2009 Award: $288,525
FY 2010 Award: $253,074
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
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2009 - 2012
FY 2009 Award: $189,418
FY 2010 Award: $203,749
Producing, marketing, and disseminating learning modules on Guam's history and word origin, legends, and use of indigenous plants to assure survival and vitality of the Chamorro language.
 
Grantee: Hurao, Inc.
Project: Develop Chamoru Immersion Curriculum Manuals
Location: Hagat-Na, Guam 96932
ANA T/TA Region: Pacific
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2010 - 2013
FY 2010 Award: $276,760
Developing Chamoru Immersion Curriculum manuals which 20 educators will be trained and qualified to implement in an immersion site based school environment.
 
Grantee: Pa'a Taotao Tano'
Project: Chamorro Language through Chants/Prayers and Songs-"Ginen i Kanta yan Tinaitai, Ta Na' Metgot i Fino' Chammorro" (CLCS) Project
Location: Hagatna, Guam 96910
ANA T/TA Region: Pacific
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area: Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period: 2010 - 2013
FY 2010 Award: $281,895
Developing Chamorro language tools through chants, prayers, and songs that can be used to preserve and maintain Chamorro, the indigenous language of the people of Guam.
 
Grantee: 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
Sub-Area: Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period: 2008 - 2011
FY 2008 Award: $261,289
FY 2009 Award: $202,508
FY 2010 Award: $208,103
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
Sub-Area: Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period: 2009 - 2012
FY 2009 Award: $238,094
FY 2010 Award: $354,456
Developing indigenous cultural practitioners to become Chamorro Culture Preservation Instructors, Maestro Kutturan Chamorro, to help preserve and perpetuate the culture.
 
Grantee: Keiki O Ka Aina Family Learning Centers
Project: Ho'Ohiki Pilina Project - To Maintain Commitment
Location: Honolulu, Hawaii 96819
ANA T/TA Region: Pacific
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Family Preservation
Sub-Area: Strengthening Families
Project Period: 2007 - 2012
FY 2007 Award: $147,230
FY 2008 Award: $269,421
FY 2009 Award: $207,930
FY 2010 Award: $204,437
Providing healthy relationships workshops; utilizing the Loving Couples, Loving Children curriculum for couples and developing a public awareness campaign on healthy relationships.
 
Grantee: Aha Punana Leo
Project: Teacher Development Project
Location: Hilo, Hawaii 96720
ANA T/TA Region: Pacific
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2010 - 2013
FY 2010 Award: $303,715
Providing additional training to staff from all 11 nest sites to enhance language fluency and professional capabilities.
 
Grantee: University of Hawai'i
Project: Ko'olau Hawaiian Language Assessment and Stategic Action Plan Formation
Location: Honolulu, Hawaii 96822
ANA T/TA Region: Pacific
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area: Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period: 2010 - 2011
FY 2010 Award: $88,447
Developing and populating a database containing traditional Hawaiian language usage and cultural knowledge.
 
Grantee: University of Hawaii at Hilo
Project: Ka Olelo Oiwi: Hawaiian Oral Language Development Project
Location: Hilo, Hawaii 96720
ANA T/TA Region: Pacific
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2010 - 2013
FY 2010 Award: $291,149
Strengthening and enhancing the capacity of teachers and families to support students in grades K-6 oral language proficiency by developing, training and disseminating literacy resources.
 
Grantee: Aha Punana Leo
Project: Hawaiian Language Television Broadcast Video Training, Development and Broadcast
Location: Hilo, Hawaii 96720
ANA T/TA Region: Pacific
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period: 2009 - 2012
FY 2009 Award: $494,104
FY 2010 Award: $479,689
Expanding the use of Hawaiian language and developing quality Hawaiian language video content for television broadcasts to enhance the social development of Native Hawaiians.
 
Grantee: Ali'i Pauahi Hawaiian Civic Club
Project: Ka Mahi' ai 'Ihi o Wailea (The Sacred Farm of Wailea)
Location: Aiea, Hawaii 96710
ANA T/TA Region: Pacific
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Energy/Environment/Conservation
Project Period: 2009 - 2012
FY 2009 Award: $444,500
FY 2010 Award: $505,221
Establishing a community and culturally-based sustainable farm to raise sacred and important native plants for domestic use and export.
 
Grantee: Edith Kanaka'ole Foundation
Project: Kamakakuoka'aina - Ancestral Knowledge and Land Empowerment
Location: Hilo, Hawaii 96720
ANA T/TA Region: Pacific
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Infrastructure and Governance
Project Period: 2010 - 2013
FY 2010 Award: $441,788
Improving the capacity in decision-making and oversight of lands and resources by creating a database comprised of archival land and natural resource records for research and education regarding traditional land resource practices.
 
Grantee: Hawaiian Community Assets
Project: Financial Literacy/Renter Education and Credit Counseling for the Homless Living in Transition
Location: Honolulu, Hawaii 96814
ANA T/TA Region: Pacific
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Economic Stability/Working Families
Project Period: 2010 - 2013
FY 2010 Award: $279,035
Providing financial literacy education and counseling services that will assist homeless individuals and families in transition from shelters to permanent housing.
 
Grantee: Ho'oulu Lahui Inc.
Project: Ike 'Aina: From the Seed to the Table
Location: Pahoa, Hawaii 96778
ANA T/TA Region: Pacific
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Energy/Environment/Conservation
Project Period: 2009 - 2012
FY 2009 Award: $310,209
FY 2010 Award: $299,283
Developing integrated agricultural and culinary programs to encourage healthy, sustainable lifestyles for Native Hawaiian students and their families.
 
Grantee: Hui Ho'oniho
Project: Project Halau Pohaku - Restoring Hawaiian Masonry Practices
Location: Hilo, Hawaii 96720
ANA T/TA Region: Pacific
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2009 - 2012
FY 2009 Award: $151,617
FY 2010 Award: $143,065
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
Sub-Area: Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period: 2008 - 2011
FY 2008 Award: $305,837
FY 2009 Award: $282,329
FY 2010 Award: $265,771
Offering art educational training for emerging and existing artist, developing an arts market, and conducting an awareness campaign to individuals throughout the community.
 
Grantee: Kipahulu Ohana, Inc.
Project: Kipahulu Traditional Hawaiian Agricultural Restoration
Location: Hana, Hawaii 96713
ANA T/TA Region: Pacific
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period: 2010 - 2013
FY 2010 Award: $262,850
Restoring traditional farming land then cultivating and processing taro (kalo) and other traditional Hawaiian foods to provide healthy and affordable food options to community members.
 
Grantee: Kula no na Po`e Hawaii
Project: "Kawaihonaakealoha (Respectfully Submitted with Love) Phase II" Papakolea's Elder Service Project - Kula no na Po`e Hawa
Location: Honolulu, Hawaii 96813
ANA T/TA Region: Pacific
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Strengthening Families
Project Period: 2009 - 2012
FY 2009 Award: $165,238
FY 2010 Award: $169,546
Providing a culturally competent and community-focused social services to assist elders with health, social, and housing issues so that they may have stability in their homes.
 
Grantee: Maui Economic Opportunity, Inc.
Project: MEO BEST Hanai (Feed the People) Agricultural Project
Location: Wailuku, Hawaii 96793
ANA T/TA Region: Pacific
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period: 2009 - 2012
FY 2009 Award: $484,072
FY 2010 Award: $485,101
Creating and managing a farm as a means of building cultural, social, job, and life skills among community members, including incarcerated and paroled individuals.
 
Grantee: Na Kamalei-Koolauloa Early Education Program
Project: Native Hawaiian Family-Strengthening Curriculum Pilot and Comprehensive Activities
Location: Hau'Ula, Hawaii 96717
ANA T/TA Region: Pacific
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Strengthening Families
Project Period: 2010 - 2013
FY 2010 Award: $494,726
Implementing a comprehensive family strengthening curriculum pilot, specific for Native Hawaiians, which will foster family interaction learning in a cultural manner.
 
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
Sub-Area: Economic Stability/Working Families
Project Period: 2008 - 2011
FY 2008 Award: $224,500
FY 2009 Award: $179,165
FY 2010 Award: $181,784
Addressing the housing needs of Native Hawaiians and designing affordable, environmentally green housing to homestead residents.
 
Grantee: Native Nations Education Foundation
Project: High School Diploma and Community Enrichment Program
Location: Keaau, Hawaii 96749
ANA T/TA Region: Pacific
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2010 - 2013
FY 2010 Award: $185,369
Increasing opportunities for culturally relevant adult primary education in Eastern Hawaii by providing a comprehensive high school diploma, GED, and community learning program that includes workforce preparedness and life skills training.
 
Grantee: Polynesian Voyaging Society
Project: Perpetuating Hawaiian Voyaging Traditions
Location: Honolulu, Hawaii 96819
ANA T/TA Region: Pacific
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period: 2009 - 2012
FY 2009 Award: $295,056
FY 2010 Award: $263,505
Offering traditional and contemporary sea-faring training that will produce quality learning experiences required for traditional Hawaiian voyaging.
 
Grantee: Puko'a Kani 'Aina Community Development Corporation
Project: Mohala I Ka Wai: Native Hawaiian Community Impact Organization
Location: Kamuela, Hawaii 96743
ANA T/TA Region: Pacific
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2010 - 2013
FY 2010 Award: $376,690
Completing a comprehensive assessment to increase and expand the impact of the organization's culture- and place-based educational programs and reduce the educational achievement gap for Native Hawaiians.
 
Grantee: Waianae Community Re-Development Corporation (WCRC)
Project: Kauhale: The Center for Organic Argriculture and Sustainability
Location: Waianae, Hawaii 96792
ANA T/TA Region: Pacific
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Energy/Environment/Conservation
Project Period: 2008 - 2011
FY 2008 Award: $312,680
FY 2009 Award: $435,061
FY 2010 Award: $412,716
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: Inetnon Amot yan Kutturan Natibu/Mwiischil Safey me Kko
Project: Revitalization of Native Knowledge, Practices and Resources and Enhancement of Native Culture
Location: Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands 95950
ANA T/TA Region: Pacific
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period: 2010 - 2012
FY 2010 Award: $245,385
Establishing Carolinian/Chamorro village cultural centers in CNMI for the revitalization of native knowledge, practices, and resources, and for enchancement of native cultural self-sufficiency.
 

Alaska Region

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
FY 2010 Award: $72,945
Building capacity for the tribe by assessing and defining the roles and responsibilities of the tribal administration and developing 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
Sub-Area: Infrastructure and Governance
Project Period: 2009 - 2012
FY 2009 Award: $117,762
FY 2010 Award: $101,866
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
Sub-Area: Strengthening Families
Project Period: 2009 - 2011
FY 2009 Award: $174,928
FY 2010 Award: $179,454
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
Sub-Area: Economic Stability/Working Families
Project Period: 2009 - 2011
FY 2009 Award: $106,684
FY 2010 Award: $104,367
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 Utilitzation 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
Sub-Area: Economic Stability/Working Families
Project Period: 2009 - 2011
FY 2009 Award: $100,103
FY 2010 Award: $103,759
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: 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
FY 2010 Award: $173,476
Developing a historic preservation plan and formalizing a collaborative partnership with other tribes and government agencies.
 
Grantee: Sun'aq Tribe of Kodiak
Project: Sun'aq Environmental Resource Protection Project
Location: Kodiak, Alaska 99615
ANA T/TA Region: Alaska
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Environmental Regulatory Enhancement
Sub-Area: Energy/Environment/Conservation
Project Period: 2009 - 2012
FY 2009 Award: $186,327
FY 2010 Award: $198,449
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
FY 2010 Award: $204,642
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: $153,923
FY 2010 Award: $151,453
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: Tamamta Tangipet Tuniutapet? "All of Us Are Tending Our Light?"
Location: Kodiak, Alaska 99615
ANA T/TA Region: Alaska
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Family Preservation
Sub-Area: Strengthening Families
Project Period: 2007 - 2012
FY 2007 Award: $199,245
FY 2008 Award: $201,740
FY 2009 Award: $202,902
FY 2010 Award: $203,081
Offering youth and parents culturally-appropriate healthy relationships education; conducting youth summer camps on healthy relationships; and offering awareness events on healthy relationships and marriages.
 
Grantee: Chickaloon Native Village
Project: Nay'dini'aa Na' Kenage'Bene'nedze Project
Location: Chickaloon, Alaska 99674
ANA T/TA Region: Alaska
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2009 - 2012
FY 2009 Award: $196,140
FY 2010 Award: $199,298
Increasing fluency in the Ahtna Athabascan language and in the number of language teachers by using a mentoring project.
 
Grantee: Goldbelt Heritage Foundation
Project: Tlingit Flowing Through Generations: A Region-Wide Approach to Language Revitalization
Location: Juneau, Alaska 99801
ANA T/TA Region: Alaska
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2009 - 2012
FY 2009 Award: $194,921
FY 2010 Award: $194,869
Providing critical support to Tlingit language teachers in the areas of language development, training in Tlingit grammar, and collaboration in language lesson development.
 
Grantee: Ketchikan Indian Corporation
Project: Reversing Language Shift in Southern Southeast Alaska: Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian
Location: Ketchikan, Alaska 99901
ANA T/TA Region: Alaska
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2010 - 2012
FY 2010 Award: $135,872
Providing a foundation for continued language preservation efforts by developing Tlingit, Haida, and Tsimshian language curriculum specific to adult language learners in Ketchikan, Alaska.
 
Grantee: Organized Village of Kake
Project: Kake Lingit Language Assessment and Documentation Project
Location: Kake, Alaska 99830
ANA T/TA Region: Alaska
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2010 - 2011
FY 2010 Award: $130,027
Strengthening the foundation for continuing Lingit language preservation efforts by assessing the current status of the language and creating media archives that document Elder conversations and informal language lesson plans.
 
Grantee: Sitka Tribe of Alaska
Project: Haa Lingit Yoox'axtangi Kudi: Planning for Our Tlingit Language Nest or Tlingit Language Survival
Location: Sitka, Alaska 99835
ANA T/TA Region: Alaska
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2009 - 2011
FY 2009 Award: $94,224
FY 2010 Award: $91,911
Developing a long-range plan for creating and operating a community immersion language program.
 
Grantee: Telida Village Council
Project: Dinak'i Athabascan (Upper Kuskokwim) Language Preservation and Revitalization Project
Location: Fairbanks, Alaska 99708
ANA T/TA Region: Alaska
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Native Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2010 - 2013
FY 2010 Award: $113,669
Developing interactive multimedia resources for a new website to provide interesting and culturally appropriate language learning opportunities.
 
Grantee: Aleutian Financial Incorporated
Project: Aleutian Financial Loan Fund
Location: Anchorage, Alaska 99503
ANA T/TA Region: Alaska
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Economic Stability/Working Families
Project Period: 2010 - 2011
FY 2010 Award: $82,974
Supporting the Aleutian Financial Loan Fund Project to build organizational capacity and creating a stable entity that will provide financial loans and education to promote self-suffieciency in Alaskan native communities.
 
Grantee: Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation
Project: BBAHC Village Clinic Electronic Health Record Deployment Project
Location: Dillingham, Alaska 99576
ANA T/TA Region: Alaska
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
Project Period: 2009 - 2012
FY 2009 Award: $390,774
FY 2010 Award: $305,017
Establishing the infrastructure and providing training for the development of an Electronic Health Records System to safeguard the health and well-being of patients.
 
Grantee: Cheesh'na Tribal Council
Project: Cheesh'na Individual Development Account Project
Location: Gakona, Alaska 99586
ANA T/TA Region: Alaska
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Economic Stability/Working Families
Project Period: 2009 - 2012
FY 2009 Award: $82,000
FY 2010 Award: $104,186
Developing and implementing an Individual Development Account program to assist tribal members in achieving home ownership and start small businesses within their community.
 
Grantee: Chickaloon Native Village
Project: Tene? Ninicezet (Trails I Am Thinking About) Project
Location: Chickaloon, Alaska 99674
ANA T/TA Region: Alaska
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Energy/Environment/Conservation
Project Period: 2010 - 2013
FY 2010 Award: $271,502
Enchancing tribal governance and land stewardship of Chickaloon traditional lands by designing and implementing a trails and recreation planning, management, and ecotourism plan.
 
Grantee: Cook Inlet Tribal Council, Inc.
Project: Qech'henu - "Let's Go to Work"
Location: Anchorage, Alaska 99508
ANA T/TA Region: Alaska
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Economic Stability/Working Families
Project Period: 2010 - 2011
FY 2010 Award: $110,704
Surveying job seekers and employers to plan job training and placement program and expanding bus service to increase employability of community members.
 
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
Sub-Area: Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period: 2008 - 2011
FY 2008 Award: $211,294
FY 2009 Award: $252,172
FY 2010 Award: $258,298
Developing interpretive programs, focusing on youth and visitors to the region, that demonstrate the culture, arts, and science of the Beringia region.
 
Grantee: Old Harbor Tribal Council
Project: Old Harbor King Crab Rehabilitation Project - Phase 2
Location: Old Harbor, Alaska 99643
ANA T/TA Region: Alaska
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Economic Stability/Working Families
Project Period: 2010 - 2012
FY 2010 Award: $168,651
Determining optimal production inputs for existing king crab hatchery, establishing new king crab hatchery and preparing a business plan to improve economic opportunities for the community.
 
Grantee: 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
Sub-Area: Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period: 2008 - 2011
FY 2008 Award: $190,477
FY 2009 Award: $194,054
FY 2010 Award: $180,182
Promoting sustainable economic development by developing a tourism business, integrating community involvement and preservation of cultural and natural resources.
 
Grantee: Sun'aq Tribe of Kodiak
Project: Kodiak Island WildSource, wholly owned subsidiary of the Sun'aq Tribe of Kodiak
Location: Kodiak, Alaska 99615
ANA T/TA Region: Alaska
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Economic Stability/Working Families
Project Period: 2010 - 2013
FY 2010 Award: $458,665
Increasing processing and sales of locally caught salmon in order to expand tribal members' participation in the salmon industry as fisherman, processors, and marketers.
 
Grantee: Inupiat Community of the Arctic Slope
Project: Inupiat Intranet Project: To Develop and Create an Organizational Intranet for Use by Five Villages
Location: Barrow, Alaska 99723
ANA T/TA Region: Alaska
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Special Initiative
Sub-Area: Infrastructure and Governance
Project Period: 2010 - 2011
FY 2010 Award: $149,676
Developing and implementing an intranet system for use by five villages to improve their abilities to perform required administrative and managerial tasks.
 
Grantee: Organized Village of Kasaan
Project: An Economic Development Project to Create Viable and Self-Sustaining Tribally Owned Economic Enterprises
Location: Ketchikan, Alaska 99950
ANA T/TA Region: Alaska
ACF Region: Region X
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Special Initiative
Sub-Area: Economic Stability/Working Families
Project Period: 2010 - 2011
FY 2010 Award: $88,651
Planning for the creation of viable and self-sustaining tribally-owned economic enterprises that will provide needed services and employment to the region.