April 15, 2010

Race for Fire
Judith Lowrey,Hammai Band Pit River, Mountain Maidu

" We are living in a time when we all need to come together and help one another. The spirits say we need to learn to get along." 
Nathan Chasing Horse, Lakota

Earth Day
April 22, 2010

Workforce Investment Act Indian and Native American Program
$67,000,000 in grant funds. For adults and youth

Student/Newspaper Partnership Grant Program
Deadline: April 15, 2010
Supporting student newspapers with special interest in minorities.
10th Annual Algonquian Peoples Seminar
  April 17, 2010
Albany, New York
marimantz@aol. com

Many Voices--One Story 
April 17, 2010
North Carolina State University, Raleigh
Public History Narratives of Native American and African American Histories

Film Your Issue 2010 Competition
Deadline: April 19, 2010
Looking for solution-project ideas to important issues from young adults 14-24.
International Mothers to Mothers Grant Program
Deadline: April 19, 2010
Supports changemakers in health, education and income generation projects

Endangered Language Fund Grants
Deadline: April 20, 2010
Grants for language preservation efforts that focuses on native communities and linguistics.

The Gang Resistance and Education Training (G.R.E.A.T.)
Deadline: April 22, 2010
Provides life skills to students to help them avoid delinquent behavior and violence to solve problems.

Native Philanthropy Institute
April 23-24, 2010
Denver, CO

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation: Young Scholars Program
Deadline: April 26, 2010
Funding for students entering 8th grade for pursuing their talents and abilities.

NAP/AAPIP Site Tour at COF Conference
April 27-28, 2010
Southeast Colorado

American Indian Healthcare Careers Conference
Deadline: April 30, 2010
June 18-20. 2010
University of South Dakota.
For AI youth in grades 10-12 to learn about  health topics and health care career opportunities

4th Annual American Indian Healthcare Careers Summer Camp
Deadline: April 30, 2010
June 20-25, 2010
University of South Dakota.
High School Students hands-on learning activities and interact with health care professionals and faculty.
National College Match program
Pairs outstanding low-income high school seniors with admission and full scholarships to the nation’s top colleges.
Six Flags Friends Scholarships
Deadline: April 30
Awards college scholarships to young leaders who are taking action to make their community a better place.

National Wildlife Refuge Friends Group Grant Program
Deadline: April 30, 2010
Seeks to increase the number and effectiveness of organizations interested in assisting the Refuge System nationwide

Rainer Scholarships
Several scholarships for Native students
NCTE: Early Career Teacher of Color Award of Distinction
Deadline: May 1, 2010
Support newer teachers of color as they build accomplished teaching careers as active NCTE members.

2010 Green Aviation Student Competition
Deadline: May 1, 2010
High school students propose ideas and designs for future aircraft that use less fuel, produce fewer harmful emissions and make less noise.

Young Native Writers' Essay Contest.
Deadline: May 2, 2010
Challenges youth in grades 9-12 to speak out on issues important to their tribal communities.
Space Day 2010
May 7, 2010
Events are planned nationwide to celebrate.

Using Traditional Plants in a Modern Way
May 8, 2010
 The California Indian Museum and Cultural Center, Santa Rosa,

So Far from Scioto,
Ends: May 8, 2010
Colonial Williamsburg, VA
Reenactment of 3 young Shawnee emissaries from 1774 to end Lord Dunmore’s War in the Ohio Country.
2010 Building and Sustaining Coalitions Conference
May 15 - May 17, 2010
Vancouver Island, British Columbia
Explores emerging trends in Indigenous Philanthropy

Dealing with Difference Institute
May 17 -19, 2010
Western Illinois University, Macomb, Ilinois
Janice R. Welsch:

FishAmerica Foundation Community-based Habitat Restoration Projects
Deadline: May 17, 2010
Grantsto restore marine, estuarine, and riparian habitats/
2010 Summer Venture in Management Program
Deadline: May 17, 2010
Program Dates: June 19-25, 2010
Harvard University, Mass.
Offers college students from diverse backgrounds the MBA experience

Native American &Indigenous Studies Association Meeting
May 20-22, 2010,
Tucson , AZ

Deadline: May 20, 2010
Event: June 1, 2010
An international art exhibition for UNESCO's International Children's Day.
Ralph Henry Gabriel Dissertation Prize
Deadline: May 20, 2010
Open to PhD candidates who are completing a dissertation in American studies, American ethnic studies or American women's studies

Save America's Treasures  Grants
Deadline: May 21, 2010
Supports cultural and historical preservation/conservation work

Cultural Detective®
May 28-29, 2010,
Berkeley, California
A core method for developing intercultural understanding, productivity, and effectiveness
 Association of American Indian Physicians (AAIP) Conference Scholarships
Deadline: Friday, May 28, 2010
August 5 - 9, 2010
Albuquerque, NM
Presentations offered by experts and leaders in American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) healthcare and policy making issues

SAVE THE FROGS! Essay Contest
Deadline: May 29th, 2010
Get involved and interested in amphibian conservation

2010 Save The Frogs Poetry Contest
Deadline: May 29, 2010
Students poetry will be included in a book that will be sold to raise money for amphibian conservation efforts
2010 Native American Library Services Enhancement Grants Program
Deadline: May 30, 2010
For Indian tribes and Alaska Native villages working to improve existing library services or implement new services,

Community Spirit Award
Deadline: May 31, 2010
Recognizes American Indian artists who have made substantial contributions to their communities

Indian Land Tenure Foundation
Deadline: June 1, 2010
Works to assist Indian nations and people in the recovery and control of their rightful homelands
Kids to Kids Grants
Deadline: June 1, 2010

Ramp It Up: Skateboard Culture in Native America
Ends: June 1, 2010
George Gustav Heye Center, New York
Celebrates the vibrancy, creativity, and controversy of American Indian skate culture.

Accenture American Indian Scholarship
Deadline: June 1, 2010
For American Indian and Alaska Native students seeking higher education.
Race, Ethnicity, Indigenous Peoples and Politics Conference
June 1-3, 2010
Concordia University, Montreal, Canada

Graduate Horizons 2010 Pre-Graduate Workshop 2010
Deadline: June 1, 2010 Workshop
Dates: July 17-20, 2010
Arizona State University, Tempe
Ideal for Native students considering applying to graduate programs in 1 to 3 years. Financial aid available. 

11th Annual imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival
Film and Video Submission Deadline: June 1, 2010
Event date: October 20 - 24, 2010
Toronto, Ontario
Best Communities for Young People competition.
Deadline: June 1, 2010
Recognizes 100 American cities and towns whose top priority is keeping children in school and helping end the nation's dropout crisis

Native American Education Grants
Deadline: June 1, 2010

National Conference on Race &Ethnicity in American Higher Education
June 1-5, 2010
National Harbor, MD
American Indian Graduate Center Scholarships
Deadline: June 2, 2010
For students  pursuing a master's or doctoral degree.

Cultural Detective®
June 4-5, 2010,
Berkeley, California
A core method for developing intercultural understanding, productivity, and effectiveness.

2010 National Tribal Science Forum
Date: June 6-10, 2010
Traverse City, Michigan
Theme: "Mother Earth: Indigenous Knowledge and Science to Promote Positive Change.

June 6-9, 2010
Auckland, New Zealand
This conference addresses the question of difference.

2010 Oral History Summer Institute
June 7-18, 2010
Columbia University, New York
Examines the meaning that space, place and memory holds

Irish and Scots Encounters with Indigenous Peoples
June 10-12, 2010
University of Toronto, Ontario
Organized by U. of Toronto, Guelph University, and the U of Aberdeen
Native American 5K Run National Championships and Open Community run
June 12, 2010
Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute, Albuquerque, NM
The nation's only running event with a designated division for Native Americans

NCGLNAC Gathering of Great Lakes Nations Pow wow. 
June 12 and 13 - 7th Annual
Portland, Indiana
Contact Kay Neumayr:

Native Religions:  Fact or Fiction
June 12, 2010 
Santa Rosa, CA
Nature of Learning Grant
Deadline: June 14, 2010
Supports education projects regarding climate change on refuges and to build citizen science partnership programs.

2010 Summer Writing Retreat and Tribal College Faculty Preparation
June 14 - July 23, 2010
Tentative Location: The University of Montana, Missoula
Aims to increase the representation of AIAN scholars in STEM faculties at Tribal Colleges and Universities

College Prep Scholarship:
Helps outstanding low-income juniors who want to apply to top-tier colleges.
From  Metacom to Tecumseh: Alliances, Conflicts, and Resistance in Native North America
June 14 - July 9, 2010
Newberry Library, Chicago, Illinois.

Deadline: June 15, 2010
Open to Native Americans who plan to work in education or social services on a reservation.

Indian Health Services Health Professionals Programs
Deadline: June 15, 2010
For students pursuing a degree in a health related profession OR ta masters in social work or physical therapy.
Al Qoyawayma Award
Deadline: June 15, 2010
Available to NA students enrolled in science or engineering programs who also show interest or skills in the arts.

Charlotte Martin Foundation
Dedicated to funding projects that enrich the lives of youth in the Pacific Northwest

Rock Around the World
Send NASA a rock collected by you or your classroom to compare to the ones found on Mars.

Send Your Name to Mars
NASA will send your name to Mars as part of NASA's Mars Science Laboratory mission, scheduled to launch in 2011.

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