Education Programs: Humanities Initiatives at Tribal Colleges and Universities

Period of Performance

1/1/2011 - 12/31/2012

Funding Totals

$94,349.00 (approved)
$94,349.00 (awarded)

Digital Repatriation, Cultural Revitalization, and Traditional Values

FAIN: AD-50031-11

Leech Lake Tribal College (Cass Lake, MN 56633-3115)
Timothy B. Powell (Project Director: June 2010 to February 2011)
Elaine Fleming (Project Director: February 2011 to September 2014)

A one-year project to create a digital repository of Ojibwe materials held at four cultural institutions and to integrate these materials into core humanities programs at Leech Lake Tribal College.

Grant is being submitted by Leech Lake Tribal College. Materials will be digitized at Newberry Library, Minnesota Historical Society, American Philosophical Society, and Penn Museum and then integrated into LLTC humanities curriculum. Team of experts will design digital exhibits on Ojibwe culture for display on website, supported by University of Pennsylvania