Federal/State Partnership: State Humanities Councils General Operating Support Grants

Period of Performance

4/1/1993 - 9/30/1995

Funding Totals

$30,000.00 (approved)
$30,000.00 (awarded)

The Virgin Islands and the Quincentenary: Toward a New World of Unity in Diversity

FAIN: SO-21280-93

Virgin Islands Humanities Council (St. Thomas, VI 00802)
Barbara Gilliard-Payne (Project Director: October 1992 to June 1996)

To support a conference on "The People Who Encountered Columbus: Tainos and Island Caribs of the Lesser Antilles" in November 1993, and planning for a summer teachers' institute on the island culture and the influence of slavery.