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CH-20153-90Challenge Programs: Challenge GrantsMakah Tribal MuseumConstruction of Storage Space and Conservation Laboratory12/1/1988 - 10/31/1994$275,850.00JoyceL.Morden   Makah Tribal MuseumNeah BayWA98357-0160USA1990Native American StudiesChallenge GrantsChallenge Programs02758500275850

To support the costs of constructing a new storage-study space for more than 50,000 artifacts dating from 1000 to 1450, a conservation laboratory with archives and study spaces, and a classroom for public use.

ES-*0655-78Education Programs: Institutes for K-12 EducatorsMakah TribeMAKAH LANGUAGE PROGRAM6/1/1978 - 3/31/1981$90,058.00GreigW.Arnold   Makah TribeNeah BayWA98357-7601USA1978Interdisciplinary Studies, GeneralInstitutes for K-12 EducatorsEducation Programs90058088483.320

To develop a 2-year Language program for the preservation of the Makah language. Workshops in linguistics will teach Makah Speakers how to research and analyze their language. The analysis will be used to produce materials to be disseminated through a local newsletter, tribally owned radio station, school system and other social programs.

GM-*1524-81Public Programs: Humanities Projects in Museums and Historical OrganizationsMakah Tribal MuseumDesign for Ozette Archaeology7/1/1981 - 3/31/1982$8,422.00GreigW.Arnold   Makah Tribal MuseumNeah BayWA98357-0160USA1981ArchaeologyHumanities Projects in Museums and Historical OrganizationsPublic Programs842208215.380

To support planning for an exhibit on the archaeological work at the Ozette site which will offer the general public an understanding of Makah Indian culture and maritime adaptation.

GM-22585-85Public Programs: Humanities Projects in Museums and Historical OrganizationsMakah Tribal MuseumPlanning for an Interpretative Exhibition on Makah Life During the Late 19th and Early 20th Centuries1/1/1985 - 10/31/1985$18,316.00GreigW.Arnold   Makah Tribal MuseumNeah BayWA98357-0160USA1984Native American StudiesHumanities Projects in Museums and Historical OrganizationsPublic Programs183160183160

To support planning for a traveling interpretive exhibition illustrating changes in traditional Makah life and culture during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

GM-23199-86Public Programs: Humanities Projects in Museums and Historical OrganizationsMakah Tribal MuseumThe Changing Life of the Makah: Photographs by Samuel Gay Morse 1894-19057/1/1986 - 12/31/1988$45,304.00GreigW.Arnold   Makah Tribal MuseumNeah BayWA98357-0160USA1986Native American StudiesHumanities Projects in Museums and Historical OrganizationsPublic Programs453040453040

To support an exhibition, catalogue, and educational programs exploring cultural change among the Makah of the Northwest Coast, as seen through the camera of Samuel Gay Morse.

PB-276007-20Preservation and Access: Cooperative Agreements and Special Projects (P&A)Makah Tribal MuseumMakah Museum Virtual Tours6/15/2020 - 12/31/2021$107,732.00Janine Ledford   Makah Tribal MuseumNeah BayWA98357-0160USA2020Arts, OtherCooperative Agreements and Special Projects (P&A)Preservation and Access10773201072890

The retention of eight core staff, and hire of technical consultants, to produce a virtual tour of the museum, narrated by Makah people. The museum holds archaeological materials from the Ozette site, dating to ca. 500 years ago, diverse material culture, and historic photographs that document the history and culture of the Makah people.

The Makah Cultural and Research Center will produce a virtual tour experience for visitors who cannot visit the world-class museum due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Museum is closed for the first time in 40 years. Makah people will narrate the tour to enhance the visitor experience, and high resolution digital video, combined with historic and contemporary photographs will complement the 500 year old objects on display and will offer the viewer the opportunity to recognize the continuity of culture that exists today.

PF-249730-16Preservation and Access: Sustaining Cultural Heritage CollectionsMakah Tribal MuseumMakah Museum Lighting Retrofit to Improve Exhibit Environment Project10/1/2016 - 9/30/2017$232,000.00Janine Ledford   Makah Tribal MuseumNeah BayWA98357-0160USA2016Cultural AnthropologySustaining Cultural Heritage CollectionsPreservation and Access23200002320000

Conversion to LED lighting in a tribal cultural center that houses a library/archives and object collection documenting the history of the Northwestern Coast Makah people.  The proposed project requires moving the Ozette archaeological collection from the current gallery to nearby temporary storage, installation of LED lighting, and reinstallation of the exhibit, as well as staff training in environmental monitoring protocols.

The Makah Cultural and Research Center proposes to replace an antiquated lighting system to protect artifacts on display and conserve energy resources. The current heating system produces excessive heat and will be replaced with an energy efficient LED system with controls and occupancy sensors.

PY-253081-17Preservation and Access: Common HeritageMakah Tribal MuseumNeah Bay Community Digitization Project1/1/2017 - 12/31/2017$12,000.00Janine Ledford   Makah Tribal MuseumNeah BayWA98357-0160USA2016Native American StudiesCommon HeritagePreservation and Access120000120000

The organization of four community digitization events and three public programs, which will facilitate cultural exchange within this Native American community and an interpretive exhibit of photographs. Members of the Neah Bay community will be invited to bring manuscripts, books, maps, drawings, photographs, slides, audio recordings, and other important resources to be digitized. In addition, programs would educate members of the public about protecting cultural heritage from high humidity, earthquakes, and tsunamis, to which this region is particularly susceptible. With permission, community items would be made publicly available through the Makah digital library and the Washington tribal cohort of the Sustainable Heritage Network.

The Neah Bay Community Digitization Project will preserve and protect cultural heritage resources by having at least 4 digitization parties. Community members will bring their manuscripts, books, maps, drawings, photographs, slides, audio recordings and other important resources to get digitized. This project will also develop at least 3 cultural heritage programs to increase and enhance knowledge and education about the Neah Bay Community: 1) Cultural exchange between community members and the Pacific University ‘Lend A Hand' Program 2) Makah Day Photo Exhibit with interpretive panels. 3) PowerPoint Presentation for the community revealing digitized resources along with a lecture from a Makah historian. This project will preserve collections from natural disasters. The Neah Bay community is boarded by the Pacific Ocean and the Straits of Juan de Fuca. Both bodies of water have earthquake fault lines according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

ZPA-284041-22Agency-wide Projects: ARP-Organizations (Preservation-related)Makah TribeMany Hands10/1/2021 - 9/30/2023$37,439.00Keely Parker   Makah TribeNeah BayWA98357-7601USA2021Cultural HistoryARP-Organizations (Preservation-related)Agency-wide Projects374390374390

The partial retention of four museum and archives specialists to conduct oral histories and increase access to tribal collections at the Makah Cultural and Research Center. 

COVID-19 has resulted in lost earned income and has also increased expenses. The Many Hands Project will increase the MCRC's efforts to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. Hands-Up to the opportunity to fund Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). This project will also retrofit current fixtures with motion sensors to help keep Hands-Off high use areas and help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Funding will also increase Makah knowledge and History that has been Handed-down from our ancestors through stories in the MCRC archival collection. This project will increase access to at least 60 stories. This project will fund at least 7 oral history interviews that will provide Helping-Hands to others by sharing our experiences, trials, tribulations, and triumphs.