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New Grant Awards for 2012

Published: November 2, 2012
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Read about the new ANA grant awards for FY 2012!  Grantees are listed in order of region and program area.

Eastern Region

Environmental Regulatory Enhancement

Grantee: Bad River Band of Lake Superior Tribe of Chippewa Indians
Project: Implementing Water Quality Standards at Cultural Sites
Location: Odanah, Wisconsin 54861
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: V
Program Area: Environmental Regulatory Enhancement
Sub-Area: Governance
Project Period: 2012-2015
FY 2012 Award: 114664
 
Articulating the historical and cultural relationship between the Bad River community, including its waterways and ceremonial sites on the reservation, in the form of a "Human Landscape Report" to be used by the government of the tribe in the management of the community's water.
 
Grantee: Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission
Project: GLIFWC's Ceded Territory Emerald Ash Borer and Forest Pest Environmental Regulatory Project
Location: Odanah, Wisconsin 54861
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: V
Program Area: Environmental Regulatory Enhancement
Sub-Area: Communities
Project Period: 2012-2015
FY 2012 Award: 77914
 
Completing a background study and risk assessment of non-indigenous forest pests, and drafting policies to maintain self regulatory authority over forest related tribal gathering activities.
 
Grantee: Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians
Project: Lac du Flambeau Natural Resource Regulatory Infrastructure and Education Enhancement Project
Location: Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin 54538
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: V
Program Area: Environmental Regulatory Enhancement
Sub-Area: Cultural Preservation
Project Period: 2012-2014
FY 2012 Award: 99762
 
Increasing knowledge, compliance, and efficiency of tribal regulations by establishing an electronic system for the environmental regulatory process and educating staff members and the public regarding environmental protections necessary to ensure a sustainable natural environment and related treaty resources for the next seven generations.
 
Grantee: Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians
Project: Pokagon DNR Regulatory Project
Location: Dowagiac, Michigan 49047
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: V
Program Area: Environmental Regulatory Enhancement
Sub-Area: Developing codes, ordinances, and laws.
Project Period: 2012-2015
FY 2012 Award: 119099
 
Developing the core capacity of the Pokagon Band's Department of Natural Resources to carry out the management and protection of its lands and natural resources.
 
Grantee: Tonkawa Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma
Project: Tonkawa Tribe Water Resources Project
Location: Tonkawa, Oklahoma 74653
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: VI
Program Area: Environmental Regulatory Enhancement
Sub-Area: Developing codes, ordinances, and laws.
Project Period: 2012-2015
FY 2012 Award: 153036
 
Protecting tribal water rights by implementing regulation of water use and water quality within the tribal jurisdiction and identifying off-reservation factors that affect the tribe's water supply and future growth.
 

Native Languages

Grantee: Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians
Project: Chahta Annopa Isht Aya
Location: Choctaw, Mississippi 39350
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: IV
Program Area: Language - Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2012-2015
FY 2012 Award: 303243
 
Preserving the Choctaw language through the creation of a language curriculum and the development and implementation of a Choctaw teacher certification program.
 
Grantee: Oceti Wakan - Sacred Fireplace
Project: Lakota Language Learning Stations/Elder Interaction
Location: Pine Ridge, South Dakota 57770
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: VIII
Program Area: Language - Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2012-2014
FY 2012 Award: 143503
 
Increasing Lakota language fluency by speaking to young children with the aid of Elders, parents, and teachers through the development of an effective school program, and encouraging and educating Lakota speakers to support these student efforts.
 
Grantee: Penobscot Indian Nation
Project: Recovering Our Voices Language Immersion Project
Location: Old Town, Maine 4468
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: I
Program Area: Language - Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2012-2015
FY 2012 Award: 250666
 
Stabilizing, enhancing, and protecting the Penobscot language by developing a dictionary, conducting immersion classes, and securing intellectual property rights to the language and its derivatives.
 
Grantee: Ponca Tribe of Nebraska
Project: Preserve the Ponca Language through Ponca Stories Developed for Youth Provided by Elders
Location: Niobrara, Nebraska 68760
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: VII
Program Area: Language - Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area: Cultural Preservation
Project Period: 2012-2015
FY 2012 Award: 92092
 
Preserving the Ponca language by restructuring traditional stories, installing figures of the stories’ characters on the Ponca Educational Trail, and utilizing publications to teach the language to Ponca youth.
 
Grantee: Seminole Nation of Oklahoma
Project: The Seminole Nation Nak-kerretv Ohhayetv Curriculum Development
Location: Wewoka, Oklahoma 74884
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: VI
Program Area: Language - Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2012-2015
FY 2012 Award: 271567
 
Developing a Semvnole-Mykoke language curriculum for students in Kindergarten through eighth grade to be taught at the Pumvhakv Charter School.
 
Grantee: Wopanaak Language and Cultural Weetyoo, Inc.
Project: Wôpanâôt8ây Pâhshaneekamuq: Wampanoag Language Immersion School Development Project
Location: Mashpee, Massachusetts 0
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: I
Program Area: Language - Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area: Communities
Project Period: 2012-2015
FY 2012 Award: 302849
 
Developing the Woanaak language and culture based curriculum for grades K-3 and completing requirements to prepare the application for the State of Massuchusetts' Department of Education to become a language immersion charter school.
 
Grantee: Four Bands Community Fund
Project: Promoting the Financial Capability of Cheyenne River Reservation Residents
Location: Eagle Butte, South Dakota 57625
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: VIII
Program Area: Native Asset Building Initiative
Sub-Area: Small Business Development
Project Period: 2012-2017
FY 2012 Award: 240660
 
Utilizing Individual Development Accounts and other integrated asset building strategies to improve the financial health of Cheyenne River residents.
 

Social and Economic Development Strategies

Grantee: Omaha Nation Community Response Team
Project: Omaha Nation Monceska Management Project
Location: Walthill, Nebraska 68067
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: VII
Program Area: Native Asset Building Initiative
Sub-Area: Financial Literacy
Project Period: 2012-2017
FY 2012 Award: 250637
 
Increasing financial stability and assets among Omaha tribal members through the implementation of Individual Development Accounts and financial literacy trainings.
 
Grantee: Center School Inc
Project: Nawayee Center School Experiential Learning Program
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota 55404
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: V
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Cultural Preservation
Project Period: 2012-2015
FY 2012 Award: 253653
 
Developing and conducting six culture-based experiential learning opportunities for urban Native American high school students enrolled in Nawayee Center School in order to help them stay in school.
 
Grantee: Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma
Project: Choctaw Project IMPACT
Location: Durant, Oklahoma 74702
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: VI
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Environment
Project Period: 2012-2015
FY 2012 Award: 151280
 
Improving the environment of the northern counties of the Choctaw Nation by implementing a recycling program to include community education and collection activities.
 
Grantee: Hawkeye Indian Cultural Center, Inc.
Project: Hawkeye Sustainable Lifeways Project
Location: Red Springs, North Carolina 28377
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: IV
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Communities
Project Period: 2012-2015
FY 2012 Award: 302692
 
Promoting physical health and providing culturally based income generating opportunities through the development of walking trails, a sustainable agriculture plot, and community cultural events to support sustainable lifestyles for Native Americans and to attract visitors to native communities in Hoke County, North Carolina.
 
Grantee: Ho-Chunk Community Development Corporation
Project: Winnebago Offender Rehabilitation Strategic Plan for Incarcerated Youth and Adults
Location: Winnebago, Nebraska 68071
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: VII
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Communities
Project Period: 2012-2013
FY 2012 Award: 149041
 
Conducting a needs assessment and developing an Offender Rehabilitation Strategic Plan to improve the tribal current system of care and to coincide with the future oonstruction of a detention center to ensure that youth and adults involved in the justice system have an opportunity for recovery and change.
 
Grantee: Indigenous Peoples Task Force
Project: Return to First Medicines Project
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: V
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Health
Project Period: 2012-2015
FY 2012 Award: 292221
 
Developing resources to promote knowledge of, and access to, sacred medicines in the native communities of Minneapolis, White Earth Band of Ojibwe, and Grand Portage Band of Ojibwe.
 
Grantee: Intertribal Buffalo Council
Project: Revitalizing and Enhancing Access to a Traditional Food of Our Ancestors: The Buffalo
Location: Rapid City, South Dakota 57702
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: VIII
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Agriculture/Gardening
Project Period: 2012-2015
FY 2012 Award: 177614
 
Providing capacity building to ITBC member tribes through training and program development, and assisting eight tribes in the development and implementation of tribal buffalo meat sales program.
 
Grantee: Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians
Project: Choctaw Fresh Produce Initiative
Location: Choctaw, Mississippi 39350
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: IV
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Agriculture/Gardening
Project Period: 2012-2015
FY 2012 Award: 364156
 
Developing a self-sustaining tribal enterprise to operate in six Choctaw communities to provide permanent employment and job skills training to 72 tribal members, while supplying fresh, locally grown produce to various tribal and non-tribal entities.
 
Grantee: National Congress of American Indians Fund
Project: Advancing the National Tribal Natural Resource Strategy
Location: Washington, District of Columbia 20005
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: III
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Cultural Preservation
Project Period: 2012-2015
FY 2012 Award: 177223
 
Developing a Native Youth Training Collaborative to increase the visibility of American Indian and Alaska Native youth in policy and research contexts and to highlight the value of native cultures.
 
Grantee: Passamaquoddy Tribe
Project: Increasing Passamaquoddy Entrepreneurial Jobs through Tourism
Location: Perry, Maine 0
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: I
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Tourism Promotion
Project Period: 2012-2013
FY 2012 Award: 189338
 
Increasing Passamaquoddy entrepreneurial opportunities by developing a tribal tourism market and creating a linked network for earned income for tribal members.
 
Grantee: Ponca Tribe of Nebraska
Project: NYLA-HOPE
Location: Niobrara, Nebraska 68760
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: VII
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Cultural Preservation
Project Period: 2012-2015
FY 2012 Award: 119813
 
Developing a Native American Youth Academy - Having Our Plans Established (HOPE) program to help youth utilize their cultural strength to choose self-determined, peer supported career paths through mentors, college advising, and opportunities to earn college course credit.
 
Grantee: The Chickasaw Nation
Project: The Chickasaw Nation Chikashshaat ilokchina' (Chickasaw Wellness) Project
Location: Ada, Oklahoma 74821
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: VI
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Families
Project Period: 2012-2015
FY 2012 Award: 227850
 
Providing holistic social services for Native American youth and families affected by mental health or substance abuse issues.
 
Grantee: First Peoples Fund
Project: Strengthening the Internal Capacity of First Peoples Fund to Better Serve Native Artists
Location: Rapid City, South Dakota 57709
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: VIII
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Tribal Governance
Sub-Area: Technology
Project Period: 2012-2014
FY 2012 Award: 146500
 
Enhancing the systems, human capital, tools, and leadership capacity of the First Peoples Fund in order to increase the ability of native artists and community-based organizations to strengthen native economies.
 
Grantee: Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians
Project: Tribal Cemetery Plan
Location: Littleton, Maine 0
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: I
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Tribal Governance
Sub-Area: Technology
Project Period: 2012-2013
FY 2012 Award: 94968
 
Establishing an administrative documentation in the form of policies, procedures and ordinances that will enable the tribe to govern and own its Tribal Cultural Cemetery.
 
Grantee: Mohegan Tribe of Indians of Connecticut
Project: Tribal Information Management System (TIMS) Project
Location: Uncasville, Connecticut 0
ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
ACF Region: I
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Tribal Governance
Sub-Area: Technology
Project Period: 2012-2015
FY 2012 Award: 190463
 
Implementing an integrated management system that automates data collection, analysis, and reporting to coordinate and strengthen tribal programs provided to youth, elders, and families.
 

Western Region

Environmental Regulatory Enhancement

Grantee: Confederated Tribe of Siletz Indians
Project: Unique Salmonid Breeding and Rearing Groups in the Siletz River Basin
Location: Siletz, Oregon 97380
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: X
Program Area: Environmental Regulatory Enhancement
Sub-Area: Protection of wildlife & ecosystems
Project Period: 2012-2015
FY 2012 Award: 122461
 
Researching and describing unique salmonid breeding and rearing groups in the Siletz Basin to determine the effects of a proposed dam.
 

Native Languages

Grantee: Crow Tribe of Indians
Project: Crow Nation Apsaalooke Pre-School Language Immersion Project
Location: Crow Agency, Montana 59022
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: VIII
Program Area: Language - Ester Martinez Initiative
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2012-2015
FY 2012 Award: 282170
 
Ensuring the survival of the Crow language through development of a language nest for pre-school aged children through the Head Start program and day care centers on the reservation.
 
Grantee: Hearts Gathered
Project: Waterfall School Expansion
Location: Omak, Washington 98841
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: X
Program Area: Language - Ester Martinez Initiative
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2012-2015
FY 2012 Award: 179278
 
Providing children with Okanogan language, culture and education through the Waterfall Immersion School by increasing student enrollment, developing new language and culture teachers, and preparing to expand language immersion schools into outlying communities.
 
Grantee: Salish School of Spokane
Project: Salish School of Spokane Language Nest Development Project
Location: Spokane, Washington 99209
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: X
Program Area: Language - Ester Martinez Initiative
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2012-2015
FY 2012 Award: 215328
 
Providing intensive language training to Salish School of Spokane staff to improve their ability to provide immersion instruction in the Colville-Okanangan language; creating culturally appropriate language materials; and increasing the length of services to children from three to eight hours per day, with the majority of the time spent in an immersion setting.
 
Grantee: Washoe Tribe of Nevada and California
Project: The Washoe Tribe's “Patalngi Me?ki” (Eagle’s Nest) Immersion Project
Location: Gardnerville, Nevada 89410
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: IX
Program Area: Language - Ester Martinez Initiative
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2012-2015
FY 2012 Award: 169341
 
Creating a language nest in a Head Start classroom within the tribe's Dresslersville community that will provide Washoe language immersion instruction to children between the ages of three to five years old and to their parents and family members to increase the knowledge of the language in the community.
 
Grantee: Yurok Tribe
Project: Yurok Language Survival School and Restoration Project
Location: Klamath, California 95548
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: IX
Program Area: Language - Ester Martinez Initiative
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2012-2015
FY 2012 Award: 279981
 
Developing and implementing a half day, cross-curricular Yurok immersion pilot program at the Weitchpec Elementary School-Yurok Magnate Program and developing the teachers and curriculum necessary to implement core subject immersion programs at elementary schools that serve the Yurok Reservation.
 
Grantee: Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation
Project: Umatilla Language Immersion Project "Tamalut"
Location: Pendleton, Oregon 97801
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: X
Program Area: Language - Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2012-2014
FY 2012 Award: 177076
 
Increasing Umatilla language proficiency from non-speaker to low-novice speaker amongst children ages three to five by providing immersion instruction to a minimum of ten students.
 
Grantee: Kawaiisu Language & Cultural Center
Project: "Owot Abigip Nuwa" (Talking a lot of Nuwa Language)
Location: Bakersfield, California 93306
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: IX
Program Area: Language - Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area: Cultural Preservation
Project Period: 2012-2015
FY 2012 Award: 159500
 
Implementing a multi-tiered approach to language preservation that includes language instruction, teacher mentoring, and curriculum development in order to preserve the Kawaiisu language.
 
Grantee: Nez Perce Tribe
Project: We are Taking Back our Peoples Way of Speaking
Location: Lapwai, Idaho 83540
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: X
Program Area: Language - Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2012-2015
FY 2012 Award: 258039
 
Increasing fluency levels of the Nez Perce language amongst students grades K-5 in order to strengthen language use in the home and community.
 
Grantee: Pueblo of Pojoaque
Project: Pueblo of Pojoaque Tewa Language Preservation and Maintenance Project
Location: Santa Fe, New Mexico 87506
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: VI
Program Area: Language - Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area: Communities
Project Period: 2012-2015
FY 2012 Award: 255488
 
Implementing a community master plan that will allow for language instruction to children ages zero to five in order to preserve the Tewa language dialect of the Pueblo of Pojoaque.
 
Grantee: Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians
Project: Gatherers of the Language
Location: Shingle Springs, California 95682
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: IX
Program Area: Language - Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area: Cultural Preservation
Project Period: 2012-2015
FY 2012 Award: 238731
 
Increasing the capacity of the Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians' Cultural Resources Department by providing language revitalization training best practices and programming to tribal membership, developing an archive of digital recordings, and implementing an outreach campaign for the community to develop a 5-year plan for language revitalization.
 
Grantee: Susanville Indian Rancheria
Project: SIR Weye-ebis Project - Mountain Maidu Language Revitalization
Location: Susanville, California 96130
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: IX
Program Area: Language - Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2012-2015
FY 2012 Award: 150000
 
Revitalizing the local Maidu speech community by gathering language resources, creating and testing curriculum materials, and engaging the community in the use of these items.
 

Social and Economic Development Strategies

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Grantee: Dry Creek Rancheria Band of Pomo Indians
Project: Dry Creek Economic Security Project
Location: Geyersville, California 95441
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: IX
Program Area: Native Asset Building Initiative
Sub-Area: Financial Literacy
Project Period: 2012-2017
FY 2012 Award: 231624
 
Increasing the economic health and security of Dry Creek Tribal community members through a comprehensive asset building strategy which will include an Individual Development Account program, a Credit Builder Program, and development of a certified Native Ccommunity Development Financial Institution.
 
Grantee: Taala Fund
Project: Quinault Asset Building Initiative
Location: Taholah, Washington 98587
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: X
Program Area: Native Asset Building Initiative
Sub-Area: Financial Literacy
Project Period: 2012-2017
FY 2012 Award: 108010
 
Improving Quinault Tribal members' capacity to access and utilize assets through the provision of financial education, Individual Development Accounts, and small business loan services.
 
Grantee: California Indian Museum and Cultural Center
Project: Tribal Ambassadors through Technology
Location: Santa Rosa, California 95403
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Job/Skills Training
Project Period: 2012-2014
FY 2012 Award: 146611
 
Increasing the California Indian Museum and Cultural Center's capacity to provide Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology training to community members and native youth in Sonoma County and beyond.
 
Grantee: Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation
Project: Chehalis Foster Care Project
Location: Oakville, Washington 98568
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: X
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Foster Care/Foster Parent Training
Project Period: 2012-2015
FY 2012 Award: 92164
 
Increasing the number of licensed foster homes in the tribes' community to better serve out-of-home children under the age of 18.
 
Grantee: Fort Belknap Indian Community
Project: Fort Belknap Prairie Mountain Utilities
Location: Harlem, Montana 59526
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: VIII
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Job Creation
Project Period: 2012-2015
FY 2012 Award: 316982
 
Developing organizational capacity and infrastructure for Fort Belknap's Prairie Mountain Utilities Commission to enhance services and increase revenue.
 
Grantee: Hoopa Valley Tribe
Project: Hoopa Valley Tribe Career Fast-Track Project
Location: Hoopa, California 95546
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Job/Skills Training
Project Period: 2012-2015
FY 2012 Award: 241194
 
Expanding tribal education programs to include a college readiness curriculum, and providing three cohorts of students with intensive instruction leading to employer-recognized certificates in areas that were prioritized by tribal employees and community members.
 
Grantee: Karuk Tribe
Project: Protecting Our Communities: Developing Karuk Tribal Capacity in Emergency Preparedness and Response
Location: Happy Camp, California 96039
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Governance
Project Period: 2012-2015
FY 2012 Award: 184361
 
Promoting the safety and security of the Karuk Tribe's communities by enhancing the tribe's capacity for emergency preparedness and response.
 
Grantee: Manzanita Band of Mission Indians
Project: Regenerating Our Past: Manzanita Nutrition and Traditional Foods Project
Location: boulevard, California 91905
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Health
Project Period: 2012-2013
FY 2012 Award: 150266
 
Using traditional farming practices to build a sustainable farm that will provide nutritious, affordable food to improve the health of Manzanita community members.
 
Grantee: Morongo Band of Mission Indians
Project: Development of Morongo Park and Recreation Facility Master Plan
Location: Banning, California 92284
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Communities
Project Period: 2012-2013
FY 2012 Award: 78750
 
Promoting a healthy community by creating a comprehensive plan for a Morongo Park and Recreation Facility.
 

Grantee:

Native American Fatherhood and Families Association
Project: Native American Fatherhood Initiative
Location: Mesa, AZ 85203
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Responsible Fatherhood
Project Period: 2012-2013
FY 2012 Award: $250,000
 
Implementing a cooperative agreement for a National Native American Fatherhood Initiative and Outreach Campaign to promote the importance of fatherhood in Native communities. Included in the campaign will be a national conference, regional workshops, webinars, website resources, and a Native American Responsible Fatherhood Day that will be promoted throughout Native American communities during the month of June 2013.
 
Notah Begay III Foundation, Inc.
Project: San Felipe Pueblo: Turning the Tide Against Childhood Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes
Location: Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico 87004
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: VI
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Health
Project Period: 2012-2014
FY 2012 Award: 293513
 
Turning the tide against childhood obesity and Type 2 Diabetes by developing a replicable model of culturally appropriate, community driven collaboration and programming including soccer, cooking, and access to healthy food for members of the San Felipe Pueblo in New Mexico.
 
Grantee: Pueblo of Zia
Project: Pueblo of Zia Sustainable Agriculture, Farmers Markets and Growers Cooperative
Location: Zia Pueblo, New Mexico 87053
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: VI
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Agriculture/Gardening
Project Period: 2012-2015
FY 2012 Award: 298427
 
Improving the Pueblo of Zia's economy by teaching tribal members sustainable agricultural and business skills, cultivating additional farmland, revitalizing an orchard, and creating a growers cooperative and farmers market.
 
Grantee: Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe
Project: Ki Nassomoowakwatoo Exhibit
Location: Nixon, Nevada 89424
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Cultural Preservation
Project Period: 2012-2013
FY 2012 Award: 143359
 
Developing and marketing the Ki Nassomoowakwatoo exhibit at the Museum Visitor Center, which will highlight the oral stories of the Pyramid Lake Paiute peoples.
 
Grantee: Santa Ana Pueblo
Project: Vineyard Project
Location: Pueblo of Santa Ana, New Mexico 87004
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: VI
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Agriculture/Gardening
Project Period: 2012-2015
FY 2012 Award: 249367
 
Developing a 30-acre vineyard to support economic growth of the Santa Ana Pueblo and to help restore the pueblo's historical agricultural presence.
 
Grantee: Shoalwater Bay Indian Tribe
Project: Shoalwater Bay Carving Apprenticeship Program
Location: Tokeland, Washington 98590
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: X
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Cultural Preservation
Project Period: 2012-2015
FY 2012 Award: 166008
 
Rejuvenating culture and renewing community pride by implementing a sustainable apprenticeship program for traditional carving.
 
Grantee: Tribal Economic and Social Solutions Agency, Inc.
Project: Development of AI/AN Receiving Home
Location: Sacramento, California 95821
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Families
Project Period: 2012-2015
FY 2012 Award: 270998
 
Establishing a receiving home that will allow American Indian and Alaska Native foster children to transition from state systems into an environment that complies with the Indian Child Welfare Act.
 
Grantee: Walker River Paiute Tribe
Project: Establish Tribal Energy Office
Location: Schurz, Nevada 89427
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Job Creation
Project Period: 2012-2013
FY 2012 Award: 184325
 
Establishing a Tribal Energy Office that will create a strategic plan to develop geothermal resources on the reservation.
 
Grantee: Chippewa Cree Tribe
Project: CCT Office of the Attorney General Enhancement Project
Location: Box Elder, Montana 59521
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: VIII
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Tribal Governance
Sub-Area: Technology
Project Period: 2012-2014
FY 2012 Award: 209627
 
Planning, implementing, and sustaining the infrastructure to enhance the capacity of the Office of the Attorney General for the Chippewa Cree Tribe, especially as it pertains to child support, the Indian Child Welfare Act, and the Tribal Law and Order Act.
 
Grantee: Pueblo of Acoma
Project: Acoma Tribal Automated Taxation System
Location: Acoma, New Mexico 87034
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: VI
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Tribal Governance
Sub-Area: Tribal Court Systems
Project Period: 2012-2014
FY 2012 Award: 170006
 
Facilitating economic development and protecting tribal sovereignty by increasing taxation revenues through the use of automated software.
 
Grantee: Squaxin Island Tribe
Project: Squaxin Technology Enhancement Project
Location: Shelton, Washington 98584
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: X
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Tribal Governance
Sub-Area: Economic Development
Project Period: 2012-2015
FY 2012 Award: 230087
 
Increasing tribal technological capacity by establishing policies and procedures and technology tools to be tested and implemented in the tribal government to more efficiently and effectively manage daily administrative and governmental functions.
 
Grantee: Swinomish Indian Tribal Community
Project: Swinomish Economic Development Capacity Building
Location: La Conner, Washington 98257
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: X
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Tribal Governance
Sub-Area: Economic Development
Project Period: 2012-2013
FY 2012 Award: 192957
 
Establishing a new Tribal Economic Development Office in order to more effectively manage economic resources and development activities.
 
Grantee: Zuni Tribe
Project: Strengthening Tribal Governance through Constitutional Revision
Location: Zuni, New Mexico 87327
ANA T/TA Region: Western
ACF Region: VI
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies - Tribal Governance
Sub-Area: Constitutional Reform
Project Period: 2012-2015
FY 2012 Award: 159551
 
Updating the decades-old Zuni Constitution to strengthen tribal governance.
 

Pacific Region

Native Languages

Grantee: Institute for Native Pacific Education & Culture (INPEACE)
Project: BASIC Hawaiian
Location: Kapolei, Hawaii 96707
ANA T/TA Region: Pacific
ACF Region: IX
Program Area: Language - Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area: Communities
Project Period: 2012-2015
FY 2012 Award: 264453
 
Developing, testing, and preparing for market a culturally driven, web disseminated, multimedia Hawaiian language program to increase the conversational proficiency of Native Hawaiian speakers.
 

Social and Economic Development Strategies

Grantee: Farm to Table-Guam Corp.
Project: Guam Value-Added Agriculture Planning (GVAP) Project
Location: Atamuning, Guam 96913
ANA T/TA Region: Pacific
ACF Region: IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Agriculture/Gardening
Project Period: 2012-2013
FY 2012 Award: 135078
 
Completing a value added analysis report and developing a pilot farming program to enhance economic self sufficiency by implementing value added agriculture.
 
Grantee: Ka Meheu 'Ohu o ka Honu
Project: The Kali'I Project: The Making of a Chief
Location: Wailuku, Hawaii 96793
ANA T/TA Region: Pacific
ACF Region: IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Cultural Preservation
Project Period: 2012-2015
FY 2012 Award: 355609
 
Providing training, education, and mentorship of Hawaiian male youth to be leaders in their communities as they mature into adulthood.
 
Grantee: Pa'a Taotao Tano'
Project: I Minagahit Kutturan Chamorro: Authentic Chomorro Dance and Traditions Project
Location: Hagatna, Guam 96910
ANA T/TA Region: Pacific
ACF Region: IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Cultural Preservation
Project Period: 2012-2015
FY 2012 Award: 273882
 
Reinstating Chamorro cultural practices by establishing an academy for local residents to learn traditional dance, music, and weaving and to enhance cultural tourism opportunities.
 

Alaska Region

Environmental Regulatory Enhancement

Grantee: Inupiat Community of the Arctic Slope
Project: Inupiat Environmental Regulatory Enhancement Project
Location: Barrow, Alaska 99723
ANA T/TA Region: Alaska
ACF Region: X
Program Area: Environmental Regulatory Enhancement
Sub-Area: Governance
Project Period: 2012-2014
FY 2012 Award: 281858
 
Establishing formal tribal environmental policies to increase tribal capacity to regulate, manage, and protect subsistence areas.
 

Native Languages

Grantee: Alaska Native Heritage Center
Project: Revitalizing Indigenous Languages for Urban Alaska Natives
Location: Anchorage, Alaska 99504
ANA T/TA Region: Alaska
ACF Region: X
Program Area: Language - Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area: Communities
Project Period: 2012-2013
FY 2012 Award: 286257
 
Identifying and assessing local and statewide language preservation and revitalization resources for the eleven linguistic groups of Native Alaskans residing in Anchorage; assessing residents’ language fluency levels and interest in teaching; and developing a written language plan outlining goals, priorities, partnerships, and strategies for Native Alaskans in Anchorage.
 
Grantee: Chugachmiut, Inc.
Project: Sugt’sturllinaq Nupuglluta: We Only Speak Sugt’stun - Language Revitalization Project
Location: Anchorage, Alaska 99508
ANA T/TA Region: Alaska
ACF Region: X
Program Area: Language - Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area: Cultural Preservation
Project Period: 2012-2015
FY 2012 Award: 243232
 
Developing curriculum and language immersion camps to increase Sugt’stun proficiency using Total Physical Response and subsistence based activities to teach youth in grades 7-12.
 

Social and Economic Development Strategies

Grantee: Aleut Community of St. Paul Island - Tribal Government
Project: St. Paul Island Greenhouse Project
Location: St. Paul Island, Alaska 99660
ANA T/TA Region: Alaska
ACF Region: X
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Agriculture/Gardening
Project Period: 2012-2015
FY 2012 Award: 157139
 
Creating a greenhouse to provide fresh fruits and vegetables to the geographically-isolated and weather-challenged residents of St. Paul Island.
 
Grantee: Cook Inlet Tribal Council,Inc.
Project: The Schoolyard
Location: Anchorage, Alaska 99508
ANA T/TA Region: Alaska
ACF Region: X
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2012-2015
FY 2012 Award: 366522
 
Providing age appropriate instruction and incentives to youth to facilitate high school completion, including academic counseling and tutoring, case management for non-academic issues, and the creation of a social media community.
 
Grantee: Fairbanks Native Association
Project: FNA Workforce Re-entry and Recovery Project
Location: Fairbanks, Alaska 99701
ANA T/TA Region: Alaska
ACF Region: X
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Job/Skills Training
Project Period: 2012-2015
FY 2012 Award: 284066
 
Providing pre-employment and job skills training to Alaska Natives and American Indians enrolled in Fairbanks Native Association’s substance abuse treatment and recovery programs in order to increase employability and self-sufficiency.
 
Grantee: Sealaska Heritage Institute
Project: Yées Shaadé Hanx’i: New Young Leaders Rural/Urban Partnership
Location: Juneau, Alaska 99801
ANA T/TA Region: Alaska
ACF Region: X
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Cultural Preservation
Project Period: 2012-2015
FY 2012 Award: 272114
 
Developing a Regional Youth Leadership Council and providing cultural skills training to rural and urban Native Alaskan youth through four youth leadership academies.