January 15, 2010

"The Earth is in great crisis, but there is hope. We have a choice right now to either walk the spiritual path or walk the industrial path."
Eddy Stevenson, Ojibwe

Native Arts Association Strives for Satellite Radio
Take the survey to bring Native Arts radio programming to satellite radio!

Rabbit and Bear Paws Coloring Contest
 Deadline February 28, 2010
Youth ages 3 – 15 may enter

Open Call: Life Stories
Students in grades 9-12 can make 3-minute videos to submit to NOVA.
2010 WinterFeast for the Soul
January 15-February 23, 2010
A Worldwide spiritual period for all people.
Winter Storytelling Festival: Sharing Our Stories
Saturday January 16 - 18 2010
National Museum of the American Indian, Washington D.C.
Native Storytelling with Thirza Defoe (Oneida, Ojibwe), Perry Ground (Onondaga), Gene Tagaban (Tlingit, Cherokee)
Graduate Scholarship to Study Costal Climatic Change
June or August of 2010
Texas A&M University
Directed towards evaluating climate change risk to indigenous cultural sites along North American coasts
Champions for Healthy Kids Grants
Deadline: January 15, 2010
Grants for community-based groups to help youth adopt a balanced diet and physically active lifestyle.

Black Hills Film Festival
Early Deadline: January 15, 2010
Regular Deadline: January 31, 2010
Final Deadline: March 1, 2010
May 14-16, 2010
Hill City, SD

Coccia Award
Deadline: January 15, 210
Recognizes two young female social entrepreneurs, ages 14 to 17, whose initiatives serve the common good
National No Name Calling Week
January 25-29, 2010

Morris K. Udall Foundation Native American Congressional Internship Program
Deadline: January 29, 2010
Washington D.C.
For NA/AI students wanting to learn more about the federal government and issues affecting Indian country

HUNAP-National Building II Course
Deadline: January 25, 2010
Guilds research, teaching, and outreach programs on issues affecting indigenous people.

Disney Friends for Change Grants
Deadline: January 29
Disney's Friends for Change is a program that encourages kids everywhere to take steps together with their friends to help the planet

Native Preservation Programs Funded
Deadline: February 5, 2010
Working with Indian tribes, Alaska Native groups, and Native Hawaiian organizations to preserve, protect, and promote cultural traditions and historic properties

IMHOTEP internship program
Deadline: January 31, 2010
May 24 - August 12, 2010
Atlanta, GA; Cincinnati, OH; Hyattsville, MD; Morgantown, WV;
Pittsburgh, PA; Spokane,WA; Tanzania, East Africa; and Washington, DC
For Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander under-graduates and class of 2009 interested in public health careers.
Indian Education Formula Grants to Local Educational Agencies
Deadline: February 11, 2010
Provides grants for support local educational agencies to reform and improve elementary and secondary school programs that serve Indian students.

The Power of Chocolate  
February 13 -14, 2010
NMAI on the National Mall
Washington, D.C.
To the Maya and Aztec peoples, Theobroma cacao, as its Latin name indicates, was a "food of the gods." 

Five Star Restoration Program 2010 Request for Proposals
Deadline: February 11, 2010
Seeks to develop community capacity to sustain local natural resources for future generations.
Student Summer Internship (SSI) Program, Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals
Deadline: February 15, 2010

Conservation Foundation's Summer Internship Program
Deadline: February 15, 2010
Open to students and recent college graduates interested in furthering their careers in conservation, environmental justice, or related fields.

Best Buy Scholarship Program
Deadline: February 15, 2010
For students committed to community service and who have a solid academic performance.

Petra Fellows
Deadline: February 15, 2010
Honors unsung leaders making contributing to the rights, autonomy, and dignity of millions who are marginalized in America.

Southeastern Indians Through Time: Land, Geography, and Environment- Call for Papers
February 19-20, 2010
University of Georgia, Athens, GA

Demonstration Grants for Indian Children program   
 Deadline: February 18, 2010.
For projects focused on services and programs that improve the educational opportunities and achievement of PreK-12 Indian students.
Football Indian Style: The Carlisle Story 
February 20, 2010    
Santa Rosa, CA

Geographic Information System (GIS) mapping workshops
February 24th and 25th, 2010*
Kansas City, MO
March 3rd and 4th, 2010*
Minneapolis, MN
March 11th, 2010
Washington DC
March 17th and 18th, 2010*
Baltimore, MD
Teaching the fundamentals of using a Geographic Information System (GIS) for community analysis

Miley Cyrus \Global Grants Program for Young Volunteers
Deadline: February 22, 2010
For children and youth between 5 - 25 to do good works in their communities
Indian Education -- Professional Development Grants
Deadline: February 25, 2010
To provide training and skills to increase the numbers of individuals serving American Indians

Forming Nations, Reforming Empires Conference
February 16-17, 2010
New York, NY
Atlantic polities in the 18th Century

Western Washington Native American Education Consortium
February 25-26, 2010 
Shelton, WA

Transformation, Translation, Transgression: Native American Culture in Contact and Context
March, 2010
Prague, Czech Republic

Decolonizing the University: Fulfilling the Dream of the Third World College
February 26-27, 2010
UC Berkeley, CA
 Fulfilling the dream of the Third World College and decolonizing the university at large

Academic Excellence Workshop – Indian Ways
Feb.  25-26, 2010
Edmonton, Canada
Academic Excellence Workshop – Indian Ways
Mar.  1-2, 2010
Seattle, WA

Blazing the Trail:  Education Among the Earliest Americans
Proposal Deadline: March 1, 2010
Conference date: June 21-23, 2010
Chickasha., Oklahoma
Looking for stories, first hand accounts, and photos of life in a one room school house.

2010 Native American Library Services Basic Grants
Application Deadline: March 1, 2010
Support traditional core library services in tribal communities across the country.
From Metacom to Tecumseh
Deadline: March 2, 2010.
June 14-18, 2010
Newberry Library, Chicago, Illinois
Lectures, discussions, museum visits, and opportunities for primary research in the library’s rich humanities archive.

March 4-6, 2010
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Phillips Fund for Native American Research
Deadline: March 1, 2010
Provides support for research in Native American linguistics and ethnohistory,
Art of the American Indians: The Thaw Collection"
March 7 -  May 30, 2010
Cleveland Museum of Art
Explores Native North American art from the Eastern Woodlands to the Northwest through more than 140 masterpieces spanning 2,000 years.

World Indigenous Television Broadcasting Conference
March 10-12, 2010
Taitung, Taiwan
Hosted by Taiwan Indigenous Television (TITV) and Public Television Services (PTS)

Families In Global Transition
March 4, 2010
Houston, TX

We Can Change the World Challenge
Deadline: March 15 for Middle Schools
Gives students the opportunity, tools and inspiration to become those agents of change.

Catching the Dream
(Formerly "The Native American Scholarship Fund)
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