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Youth and Education News
July 2013

"Illegal aliens have always been a problem in the United States. Ask any Indian."
Robert Orben

   Special Event  Miracle, The Sacred White Buffalo, Memorial Celebrations

August 20, 2013
(Message Deadline: August 12, 2013)
Janesville, WI
Join us in Janesville or send your own
message or private prayer.

World Eskimo Indian Olympics
July 17, 2013
Fairbanks, Alaska
The ancestral games demonstrate skills, strength, agility, and endurance needed to survive in the Arctic where outside temperatures can reach -60

America's Family Album
Share a photo of your visit to the Smithsonian!

Aboriginal Communities: Capital Grants
Funds skills training, business development, healthy lifestyles, and community and recreational events
Comment requests for Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute
Deadline: Sept. 9, 2013
Submit comments on SIPI for accreditation by the The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Call To Artists for the NMAI Art Market
Deadline: September 6, 2013
December 7 &8, 2013
Washington, D.C. & New York City
Native Horse Culture Clinic
July 15-17, 2013
Essex, Montana
Native Asset Building Initiative
Deadline: July 15, 2013
For efforts that promote economic and social self-sufficiency for AI/AN/NH/NAPI
World We Want Grants
Deadline: Rolling
For youth, ages 13 - 25, to make a difference through social action, community service, service-learning projects, social ventures, and
SEEDS program
Deadline: July 15, 2013.
Supports economic development in Native American communities
Developing Classroom Materials for Less Commonly Taught Languages
July 15-19, 2013
Minneapolis, MN
Practical tools and hands-on experience in developing a wide range of materials to fit the needs of LCTL students
Global Youth Service Day Lead Agency Grants
Deadline: July 17
Supports organizations that increase the scale, visibility, and impact of Global Youth Service Day by leading activities in their city, region, and/or state.
Native American Basketball Invitational
July 17-21, 2013
Phoenix, AZ
The first all Native American tournament sanctioned by the NCAA.
For All My Relations: A Conference for Indian Families
July 18-20, 2013
Anaheim, California
Create strong foundations for our families and tribal governments
The Hazardous Waste Management Grant Program for Tribes
Deadline: July 19, 2013.
Supports development/implementation of hazardous waste programs and capacity
building  in Indian Country.
Living Earth Festival
July 19-21, 2013
NMAI, Washington DC
Celebrates indigenous contributions to environmental sustainability, knowledge and activism
Disabled American Veterans Charitable Service Trust
Deadline: July 20, 2013
Dedicated to building better lives for our nation's disabled veterans and their families.
Pow Wow Cultural Days
JULY 20 -21, 2013
Crest Hill, IL
Benefits the American Indian Center of Chicago
Cultural Survival Bazaar - Summer Schedule 2013
July 20-21, 2013
Falmouth, MA
The Native American Business Institute
July 20-26, 2013
Michigan State University, East Lansing
A  pre-college boot-camp" for Native American high school students in grades 10-12
Cultivating Global Citizenship
July 22-25, 30-31, 2013
New York City
Helps educators adapt all types of curricula to be inclusive for those of many cultures.
The Power of Resilience: Navigating Diverse Cultures in Times of Change
July 22-24, 2013
Reed College, Portland, OR
Office of Native American Programs Training and Technical Assistance Grants
Deadline: July 25, 2013
Provides training and technical assistance to tribes
Anishinaabe Family Language & Culture Camp
July 26-28, 2013
Manistee MI
Without the Language, the Heart of the People, a Nation Vanishes...
Cultural Survival Bazaar - Summer Schedule 2013
July 27-28, 2013
Tiverton, RI
LA Dodgers Native American Heritage Day
July 28, 2013
Los Angeles, CA
Cincinnati Reds vs. LA Dodgers
The School Integrated Pest Management Grants
Deadline: July 29, 2013
Supports the adoption of integrated pest management by K-12 public and tribal schools.
Tribal Self-Governance Program - Planning Cooperative Agreement
Deadline: July 31, 2013
For managing and tailoring health care programs that best fits the needs of their communities.
MacArthur Foundation Media, Culture, and Special Initiatives Program
Deadline: July 31, 2013
Supports social-issue documentary films

The Endangered Species Program
Deadline: July 31, 2013
To secure information, recovery, protection and more regarding endangered, threatened, or candidate species.

DOE Tribal Renewable Energy Webinar Series
All webinars are  1:00 2:30 PM EST
July 31, 2013: Conducting Transmission Feasibility and System Impact Studies
August 28, 2013: Renewable Energy Market Expectations and Trends
September 25, 2013: Tribal and Utility Partnership Opportunities
October 30, 2013: Renewable Energy Case Studies: Tribal and Developer
Documenting Democracy: Access to Historical Records Projects
Deadline: August 1, 2013
For the preservation and use of America's documentary heritage related to democracy, history, and culture.
Headwaters Foundation Native American Social Justice Grants
Deadline: August 1, 2013
For Native programs that address issues of racial, social, economic, and environmental justice
Healthy Smiles, Healthy Children
Deadline: August 1, 2013
Support initiatives that  provide dental care to underserved/limited access children.
Community Stories
Deadline: Deadline: August 1, 2013
Supports story-based public humanities projects that collect, preserve, interpret, and share the stories of California communities, past and present.
Indigenous Routes Collective
Deadline: August 2, 2013
Open to Ontario-based Indigenous artists to produce new applications, games, and/or sites reflecting native culture.
Nomination deadline: August 2, 2013
Recognizes 40 emerging American Indian leaders under age 40 who have made significant contributions in Indian country.
People, Places, and Policy
August 2-4, 2013
Providence, RI 02903
The Rural Housing Preservation Grants
Deadline: August 2, 2013
For low-income homeowners to repair/rehabilitate their homes in rural areas. I
Mertz  Gilmore Foundation: Climate Change Solutions
Deadline:  August 5, 2013
Supports local/national climate movement, grassroots engagement, and models for large metropolitan initiatives elsewhere
Cultural Survival Bazaar - Summer Schedule 2013
August 8-10, 2013
Mashantucket, CT 06338
/Marine Fisheries Initiative Grants
Deadline: August 9, 2013
Home Depot Community  Impact Grants Program
Deadline: August 13, 2013
Supports organizations, schools, and groups who use volunteers to improve the physical health of their communities.
The 2013 International Children's Games
August 14-19, 2013
Windsor-Essex, Ontario
Since 1968, over 37,000 athletes from over 86 countries and 411 cities around the world have participated in ICG.
2013 Media Makers Grant Program
Deadline: August 14, 2013
Supports interactive digital media and film, television, and radio projects that engage the public in the exploration of humanities concepts.
Native Nation Rebuilders Program
Deadline: August 15, 2013
Strengthens leadership and nation-building skills among emerging and existing leaders
The Open Meadows Foundation Grants
Deadline: August 15, 2013
For projects designed and implemented by women and girls,
Why Treaties Matter: Self-Government in the Dakota and Ojibwe Nations
Ends: August 22, 2013
Bemidji State University, MN
Photo exhibit explores the relationship between Native Americans and both the federal and state government
The Border Community Capital Initiative
Deadline: August 26, 2013.
Supports Indian tribes serving colonias along the U.S./Mexico border.
Bridging Cultures at community Colleges Grants
Deadline: August 27, 2013
To strengthen and enrich humanities education and scholarship at community colleges and/or their systems.
Alaska Sustainable Salmon Fund
Deadline: August 28, 2013
For restoring or protecting salmon or steelhead habitat and populations for  subsistence fishing
Outside Looking In
Deadline: August 30, 2013
Open to ALL First Nations, Metis, Inuit Communities, Organizations and Friendship Centres.
ROOM TO RUN Dog Park Appreciation Project
Deadline: August 31, 2013
To enhance public dog parks and off-leash areas across the United States.
The Hardwood Forestry Fund
Deadline: August  31, 2013.
Supports projects for the planting and/or management of commercial hardwood species, such cherry, oak, maple, and walnut.
Patagonia  Environmental Grants Program
Deadline: August 31. 2013
Supports grassroots organizations with multi-pronged campaigns to protect the environment.
Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts
Deadline: September 1, 2013
Fosters innovative artistic expression and the creative process by supporting cultural organizations.
Mountaineers Foundation Funding for Pacific Northwest Wilderness
Deadline: September 1, 2013
Grants for short-term projects that promote the study and conservation of the mountains, forests, and streams of the Pacific Northwest.
The Hawaii People's Fund Grants
Deadline: September 1,  2013
Supports cultural activism, human/civil rights, environmental /economic justice, youth organizing, indigenous rights, and more.
National Liberty Museum Caretoons Contest
Deadline: September 2, 2013
For youth and adults, an international cartoon contest. This year's theme is "Building Bridges"
Delta Dental of Oklahoma Oral  Health Foundation
Deadline: September  3, 2013.
Grants to make dental care accessible or advance dental education/research to help indigent or underserved populations.
Extraordinary Ordinary People: Masters of Traditional Arts
September 3 - December 21, 2013
Michigan State University, East Lansing
Artworks by NEA National Heritage Fellows, and HD videos, photos, and
interactive media
Remembering in a Globalizing World: The Play and Interplay of Tourism, Memory,
and Place
September 8, 2014
Examines the ways in which memory is appropriated in tourism, both at the
individual and collective level.
Native Voices at the Autry Call for Scripts
Deadline: September 9, 2013
To develop a full length state play Native American, Alaska Native, Pacific Island, and First Nations artists
National Suicide Prevention Week
September 9-15, 2013
Water Sustainability and Climate Grant
Deadline: September 10, 2013
To enhance understanding and predict interactions between water systems and land use, environment, ecosystems, and more.
Compassion Games
September 11-21, 2013
Perform random acts of compassion for people you know, new friends, the earth, or just yourself.
Waterways: The Ethnohistories of People and Water."
September 11-15, 2013
New Orleans, LA
From the 2013 American Society for Ethnohistory
Language Survival Conference
Sept 13 -15, 2013
Sausalito, CA
"Advocate for Indigenous California Language Survival"
Urban Aboriginal Knowledge Network Call for Proposals
Deadline:  September 13, 2013
Funds  fund high-quality, policy-relevant, community driven research projects.
10th Annual Sturgeon Release
September 14, 2013
Manistee, Mi
The Little River Band of Ottawa are bringing the sturgeon and Manistee River back together.
Aetna  Foundation Regional Grants Program
Deadline:  September 15, 2013.
For NPS programs serving at-risk, underserved, or minority populations, the grant focus is Healthy Food Choices and Healthy Activity

Wallace Genetic Foundation Grants
Deadline: Ongoing
For NPOs who believe in long-term conservation of the soil and of the environment over  exploitation of natural resources/
Native Village Opportunities Archives
List of Tribal Colleges  Guide to Native American Studies Programs How Can I Get an Indian Scholarship?
Paying For College:
Native American version for high school students
Tribal Grants Information Tribal Information from the Aspen Institute
Test Prep Preview
Free online practice tests.
national Indian education association  Scholarship listings YOUTH EMPLOYMENT INVENTORY
Search for jobs across the world!
 Free Online College Courses and Classes

USA Jobs

Minority and Diversity Opportunities
Foundation Funding for Native American Issues and Peoples Center for Native American Youth from the Aspen Institute AMERICAN INDIAN GRADUATE CENTER  
Catching the Dream
Formerly "The Native American Scholarship Fund" Scholarship Listings
A long list of scholarships from individual tribes.

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