February 15, 2010

Full Circle
Susan Point, Coast Salish

"We want to be able to teach these ceremonies to our youths so they continue with them because, if we don't, little by little they will fade away."
Carlos Hisa, Tigua

Ke Ali'i Pauahi Foundation
Dozens of Scholarships for students of Native Hawaiian descent
Earth Hour!
March 27, 2010 8:30 -9:30 p.m. (your local time)
Join hundreds of millions of people around the world who are calling for action on climate change.
Native American Recording Project- Call for Scores
Seeking music of a "concert" or "classical" nature by Native American composers for recording purposes. :
Free Will Services for American Indians
Oklahoma City University School of Law
Free will services for American Indians in Oklahoma.
Toll Free: (866) 345-8316  or E-mail:
Emergency Aid Scholarship
From the Association on American Indian Affairs
Catching the Dream - MESBEC Program
Deadline: March 15, 2010
For those pursuing education in six priority fields..
Burlington Northern Santa Fe Foundation Scholarship
Deadline: April 15, 2010
For High School students
Center for American Indian Alternative Education
For High School Seniors
Deadline: March 15, 2010
For Native students in Math, Engineering, Science, Business; Education, Computer Science
AISES Environmental Protection Agency Scholarship
Deadline: March 15, 2010
For Undergrad students in biology, business, chemistry, chemical engineering, medicine
MonsterCollege $5,000 Giveaway
Deadline: February 28, 2010
Open to registered MonsterCollege members who are at least 13 years of age
Adolf Van Pelt Grants
deadline: April 15, 2010
For Native students who wish to pursue a career and help other native students.
The Davis-Putter Activist Scholarship
Deadline: April 1, 2010
For students involved in building movements for social and economic justice
Carol J. Kraemer :

Indian Health Service Preparatory Scholarship Program
Deadline: April 1, 2010
Open to NA/AN students pursuing a degree in health professions, social work, or accounting

Summer Research Enhancement Program
Deadline: February 26, 2010
Summer 2010
Dine College, Navajo Nation
A unique training program for students interested in cancer and diabetes prevention research
The Summer Medical Dental Education Program 
Deadline: March 1, 2010
For underrepresented students from disadvantaged backgrounds interested in medicine or dentistry
Pam Racansky: racansky at

Scholarships for Native American Students to Study Abroad
Summer 2010
For Native American, Hispanic and African-American students.

Francis C. Allen Fellowships
Deadline: March 1, 2010
For female tribal members studying at the graduate or Ph.D. in the Humanities and Social Sciences.
The Indian Health Service Preparatory Scholarship Program
Deadline: February 28, 2010
Provides financial assistance  to enroll in compensatory or preparatory courses.

Jumpstart Grants for Early Education
Deadline: April 2, 2010
For programs that pair college students and volunteers with preschool children in low-income communities.

March 9 -12, 2010.
Penticton, British Columbia
Share theories, experiences and methods for applying indigenous knowledge to complex environmental and social realities
Project AWARE Foundation Grants
Deadline is March 15, 2010.
or the conservation of both freshwater and marine underwater environments
Keeping Our Circle Strong: Native American Leaders of 2010
March 5 - 6, 2010
Purdue University, Indiana
From the American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES)
Fiskars Project Orange Thumb
Deadline: February 19, 2010
Provides garden tools and materials such as plants, seeds, mulch, etc. to eligible gardening groups
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.
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
Forming Nations, Reforming Empires Conference
February 16-17, 2010
New York, NY
Atlantic polities in the 18th Century
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
Football Indian Style:
The Carlisle Story
February 27, 2010
California Indian Museum and Culture Center, Santa Rosa
Learn about the Carlisle Indian School football team, once the most dynamic team in college football who played the top collegiate teams.
Indian Education -- Professional Development Grants
Deadline: February 25, 2010
To provide training and skills to increase the numbers of individuals serving American Indians
Southeastern Indians Through Time: Land, Geography, and Environment- Call for Papers
February 19-20, 2010
University of Georgia, Athens, GA

Tribal Energy Student Internship Program
Deadline: February 20, 2010
May 25 - August 6
Argonne National Laboratory near Chicago, Illinois.
For students who want to shape the future of tribal energy development.

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.
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

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

Western Washington Native American Education Consortium
February 25-26, 2010 
Shelton, WA
Academic Excellence Workshop – Indian Ways
Feb.  25-26, 2010
Edmonton, Canada
Caring Institute: 2010 Caring Awards
Deadline: March 1, 2010
Nominees, ages 9-99, should exemplify caring and serve as worthy role models for others.

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.
March 4-6, 2010
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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.
Phillips Fund for Native American Research
Deadline: March 1, 2010
Provides support for research in Native American linguistics and ethnohistory,
American Indian Studies Dissertation Writing Fellowship
Deadline: March 5, 2010
Yale University
For completion of a doctorate by scholars working on issues related to the American Indian experience or topics of study.
Tribal Energy Student Internship Program,
Deadline: March 15, 2010
May 25-August 6, 2010
Chicago, Ill
Intended to help prepare the next generation of tribal energy and natural resource management professionals
Alaska Native Art Auction
March 18, 2009
Anchorage, AL
Empire and Intercultural Encounter in Eighteenth-Century British America
March 10, 2010
Albuquerque, NM
From Micro-Management to Micro-Leadership
Mar. 18-19, 2010
(Denver March Pow Wow)
Denver, CO
National Minority Health Month
April 2010
Spring Cultural Arts Classes
Pre-register: March, 18, 2010
March 27-28, 2010

Portland, Indiana
From the National Center for Great Lakes Native American Culture: hands-on classes for ages 6 and up.
Contact Kay Neumayr:
Geographic Information System (GIS) mapping workshops
March 24th and 26th, 2010*
Anchorage, AK
March 25th, 2010
Juneau, AK
March 17th and 18th, 2010*
Albuquerque, NM
March 31st, 2010
Baton Rouge, LA
April 1st, 2010
New Orleans, LA
Teaching the fundamentals of using a Geographic Information System (GIS) for community analysis
Transformation, Translation, Transgression: Native American Culture in Contact and Context
March, 2010
Prague, Czech Republic
Academic Excellence Workshop – Indian Ways
Mar.  1-2, 2010
Seattle, WA
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.

"Saving Our Language... Saving Our Culture"
March 25-27, 2010
Santa Clara, California
The 33rd Annual California Conference on American Indian Education
NCGLNAC Lecture Series
March 27, 2010
Portland, Indiana
The 1838 removal of the Potawatomi from their homelands in Northern Indiana and Southern Michigan
Contact Kay Neumayr:
Indigenous Peoples¹ Perspectives on Multicultural Education Submit/Call for Papers
Deadline: March 30, 2010
Multicultural Perspectives is a journal from NAME [National Association of Multicultural Education]. Dr. Cornel Pewewardy, Comanche/Kiowa, is a guest editor.
or email:
Francisco Rios: or Cornel Pewewardy:
“Yuungnaqpiallerput (The Way We Genuinely Live): Masterworks of Yup’ik Science and Survival”
Spring, 2010,
Smithsonian NMAI, Washington D.C.
Features Yupik items and examines how these items allowed the Yup’ik people to survive and flourish in the sub-arctic tundra.
16th Annual American Indian Business Leaders Conference
April 8-10, 2010
Fond du Lac Tribal & Community College, Cloquet, MN
Sixth Annual Southeast Indian Studies Conference
April 8-9, 2010
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke
The Answers to Indian Education are Easy
July 20-21, 2009
Denver, CO
NCGLNAC Academic Conference
Registration Deadline: April 10, 2010
April 17, 2010
Portland, Indiana
"Eastern Woodlands Treaties"
Contact Kay Neumayr:
NASA's Moon Art and Design Contest
Deadline: April 15, 2009
For high school and college students
Patty Iron Cloud National Native American Youth Initiative
Counselor application deadline: March 5, 2010
Student application deadline: April 16, 2010
Event dates: June 19 - 27, 2010
George Washington University, Washington D.C.
For American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) high school students, ages 16- 18, who have an interest in the health field and/or biomedical research.
Girls Going Places Awards
Deadline: February 26, 2010.
Rewards girls, ages 12-18, who are taking the first steps toward financial independence and make a difference in their schools and communities.
Kohl's Kids Who Care Scholarships
Deadline: March 15, 2010.
Recognizes and rewards young volunteers who transform their communities for the better.
Catching the Dream - Tribal Business Management program
Deadline: April 15, 2010
For students who wish to work in tribal economic development

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