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Volume 4  February 2012 
The Native Arts and Cultures Foundation Award Winners

The Native Arts and Cultures Foundation (NACF) has awarded $510,000 in grants to 28 American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian artists and organizations in 15 states. This year’s grant awards ranged from $10,000 to $40,000.

 
2011 Artist and Community Collaboration Initiative

Awards up to $10,000
Total allocation: $100,000
 
Navajo Pottery Project

Wampum Belt: Telling Our Story

Weaving the Past With Present and Future

Kake Day 100-year Carved Commemoration Panels

10th Annual Ukulele and Slack Key Guitar Institute

OPERAtunities

Salmon Ceremony Project

Native Voices

Tribal Ambassadors Through Theater

Enter the Circle

2011 Artist Networks and Convenings Initiative
Awards up to $15,000
Total allocation: $110,000
 
Echoes of the Earth in Times of Climate Change
Woodland Indian Arts Initiative: Native Artist Leadership Development Program
Weavers Teaching Weavers Conference
Master-Apprentice Exchanges
Maoli Writers Conference
Honoring the Ancients
Building Connections, Strengthening Communities: Collaborative Opportunities for Native Artists and Cultural Organizations
Alaska Native Playwrights Convening Project
2011 NACF Artist Fellowships
$20,000 Awards
Total allocation: $100,000

Literature Fellowship
Sherwin Bitsui (Navajo)

 

Dance Fellowship
Rulan Tangen (Metis)

Music Fellowship
Raiatea Helm (Native Hawaiian)

Film Fellowship
Bennie Klain (Navajo)

Visual Arts Fellowship
Alan Michelson (Mohawk

2011 Regional Collaboration Pilot Program
Awards up to $40,000
Total allocation: $200,000
 
Regional Collaboration Pilot Program

Regional Collaboration Pilot Program
Pa'i Foundation

Regional Collaboration Pilot Program
Longhouse Education and Cultural Center

Regional Collaboration Pilot Program
First Peoples Fund

 

 
 

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