Program

Education Programs: Landmarks of American History and Culture

Period of Performance

10/1/2021 - 9/30/2023

Funding Totals

$187,803.86 (approved)
$187,803.00 (awarded)


Heart Mountain, Wyoming, and the Japanese American Incarceration

FAIN: BH-281290-21

Heart Mountain Wyoming Foundation (Powell, WY 82435-8723)
Ray Locker (Project Director: March 2021 to present)
Tyson Emborg (Co Project Director: September 2021 to present)

Two one-week workshops for 72 educators on the incarceration of Japanese Americans in Heart Mountain, Wyoming.

We will conduct two six-day workshops for 5-12 educators for the Landmarks of American History and Culture program to instruct them on the details of the Japanese American incarceration during World War II.



Media Coverage

Heart Mountain Foundation teams with educators to teach about little-known American history (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Nate Perez
Publication: Casper Star-Tribune
Date: 8/29/2021
Abstract: This is a comprehensive story in the Casper Star-Tribune about the 2022 Landmarks of American History and Culture grant received by the Heart Mountain Wyoming Foundation and the foundation's plans for more educational programs.
URL: http://https://trib.com/news/state-and-regional/heart-mountain-foundation-teams-with-educators-to-teach-about-little-known-american-history/article_71d5d481-0e5f-5130-a402-023f882c52a2.html

Heart Mountain Foundation receives federal grant to help teachers share lessons from internment camp (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Nate Perez
Publication: Powell Tribune
Date: 12/31/2021
Abstract: This is a story in the local Powell Tribune about the 2022 Landmarks of American History and Culture program at Heart Mountain.
URL: http://https://www.powelltribune.com/stories/heart-mountain-foundation-receives-federal-grant-to-help-teachers-share-lessons-from-internment,34179