Native Village 
Youth and Education News
April, 2014


 

“This Thanksgiving, do not grieve the changes that have occurred in the Americas over the last five centuries; instead pray for the revival of the foods of your ancestors, and pledge to bring them back, if not for yourself, then for the next seven generations.” 
Gary Nabhan
,
Center for Sustainable Environments at Northern Arizona University

Protecting Minnesota Wild Rice
April 17, 2014 11:30 am-12:30 pm
Hamline University, MN
Free webcast with Winona LaDuke and her team of legal allies.
http://turtletalk.files.wordpress.com

 

Proud to be Indigenous Week
May 11th-17th, 2014
New York City and Worldwide
Hosting numerous events and celebrating Indigenous People in NY, on Facebook, Twitter and our blog. Share your photos, videos, and more!
May 11 - Kickoff Celebration!
May 12 - Share Your Music!
May 13 - Protecting Endangered Languages
May 14- Share Your Wisdom
May 15 - Community Radio
May 16 - Powerful Words
May 17 - We Are Proud to Be Indigenous!
http://firstpeoples.us6.list-manage1.com/

Thirteenth Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues
May, 12-23 2014
United Nations Headquarters, New York
http://undesadspd.org

 

 

Native Food Sovereignty Summit
April 14-17, 2014
Green Bay, WI
www.firstnations.org

Earth Day
April 22, 2014
Join the world and save our planet!
www.earthday.org/

Indian Law Week
April 14-18, 2014
University of Montana
Short sessions related to Native American law topics, and an all-day Indian Child Welfare Act Conference
http://news.umt.edu/

Listening Sessions: National Indian Child Welfare Act Guidelines
April 15, 2014 - Fort Lauderdale, FL
April 24, 2014 Teleconference (1:30-3:30pm EST)
For tribal Leaders and representatives re-examine and update the BIA's Indian Child Welfare Act Guidelines for State Courts
www.bia.gov/

imagineNATIVE Film + Video Tour        
April 14-16, Tyendinaga ON
May 2-4, New Credit ON
April 26 -27, Six Nations ON
Bringing a selection of Indigenous-made film and video works to communities.
www.imaginenative.org/

A Hidden History: How Massachusetts Law and Policy Facilitated the Loss of Tribal Lands
April 15, 2014
Boston, MA
A panel discussion featuring tribal leaders describing the loss of tribal lands in Massachusetts and its impact still felt today.
www.culturalsurvival.org

McCarthey Dressman Academic Enrichment Grants
Deadline: April 15, 2014
To develop programs that improve student knowledge and awareness of the world around them.
www.nabt.org/

Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes
Deadline: April 15, 2014.
Honors outstanding young leaders, ages 8-18, who have helped their communities and fellow beings protect the health and sustainability of the environment.
http://barronprize.org/

IHS 2014 Virtual Career Fair
Event Date: April 23, 2014
Event Date: May 28, 2014
Learn more about the Indian Health Service (IHS),
www.brazenconnect.com/

OACTA Law Student Diversity Scholarship
Deadline: April 18, 2014
Open to incoming second- and third-year Native American students enrolled at Ohio law schools.
www.oacta.org/

10th Annual Native Women's Leadership Forum
April 17-18, 2014
Chehalis Reservation, WA
Inspiring and educational keynotes and breakout sessions
www.enduringspirit.org
/

4th Annual Young Native Women's Leadership Academy
April 17-18, 2014
Chehalis Reservation, WA
The theme "Defining Our Power, Declaring Our Future,"  empowers young women on their journey to become community leaders.
www.enduringspirit.org
/

OACTA Law Student Diversity Scholarship
Deadline: April 18, 2014
Open to incoming second- and third-year Native American students enrolled at Ohio law schools.
www.oacta.org/

2014 Tribal College Journal Art/Photography Art Contest
Deadline: April 18, 2014
Open to ALL tribal college students currently enrolled at an AIHEC-member school
www.tcjstudent.org/

Excavating the Native South
April 19, 2014
Mercer University, Macon, Georgia
A symposium on the Native South that will consider the resonance of Native culture in southern history http://faculty.mercer.edu/
Native Education Forum
Deadline: April 18, 2014
Event Date: June 10-14, 2014
Colorado State University, Ft. Collins
For h.s juniors and seniors to gain university classroom experience, research critical  Native American/Indigenous issues, and more.
http://admissions.colostate.edu/

Moccasins: Steps Through Time:
Opens April 19, 2014
Mitchell Museum, Evanston, Ill
Showcases the major decorative styles and structures in types of indigenous footwear worn throughout the United States and Canada.
www.mitchellmuseum.org/

STD Awareness Slogan Contest
Deadline: April 20, 2014
For AI/AN youth ages 13-21, create your own STC prevention slogan.
www.wernative.org/
Young Native Writers Essay Contest
Deadline: April 22, 2014
For Native youth, grades 9-12, write about a cultural image, symbol, or art form used to communicate a message or serve a purpose
http://nativewriters.hklaw.com/

Leveraging Resources to serve our Communities
April 22, 2014
Albuquerque, NM
A summit for Native nonprofits and Tribal programs.
www.nativephilanthropy.org/

Ready by 21 National Meeting
April 22-24, 2014
Covington, KY
For leaders from around the country working to get young people ready by 21 - for college, work and life
www.readyby21.org/

Nepal International Indigenous Film Festival 2014
Deadline: April 20, 2014
For subjects centered upon Indigenous issues, knowledge and culture.
www.ifanepal.org.

The Beloved Woman
Open auditions: April 27, 2014
Performance Date: July 21, 2014
Colonial Williamsburg, VA
This magnificent performance stars West Studi and Irene Bedard.
www.colonialwilliamsburg.com/
Social Innovation Fund Grants
Deadline: April 22, 2014
Focus areas are healthy futures, youth development economic opportunity in vulnurable populations.
www.nationalservice.gov/
No Justice Without Peace: 3rd Biennial Gathering of Peacemakers
April 22-24, 2014
Sulphur, OK
Shares indigenous justice methodologies and how they are incorporated into tribal justice systems
http://law.und.edu/

The Climate Change Impacts and Indian Country
April 24, 2014-Natural Resources and Agriculture
May 1, 2014-Communities: Human Health and Community Development
Free Webinar series from the Federal Government
http://energy.gov/indianenergy

Indian and Native American employment and training programs Grants
Deadline: April 23, 2014
From the US Dept of Labor: To improve the skills of NA/AN/NH adults and youth making them more competitive in the workforce.
www.grants.gov/
Endangered Language Fund Grants
Deadline: April 22, 2014
Provides grants for language maintenance and linguistic field work.

www.endangeredlanguagefund.org/

2014 Gathering of Nations Powwow
April 24-26, 2014
Albuquerque, New Mexico
North America’s Largest Pow Wow
www.gatheringofnations.com/

WELLS FARGO AMERICAN INDIAN SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Deadline: – April 25, 2014
For those pursuing a career and degree banking, resort management, gaming operations, management and administration, and more.
www.aigcs.org/
2014 National Aboriginal Hockey Championships
April 28 - May 3, 2014
Kahnawake, QC
A hockey Championship for male and female players who are Bantam and Midget aged.
www.activecircle.ca/

The War of 1812: Consequences for the Native People
April 26, 2014
Portland, Indiana
An academic conference examines the consequences of the War of 1812 from a tribal perspectives including the Shawnee, Miami, Potawatomi and their alliance.
www.ncglnac.org/

17th Annual Workshop on American Indigenous Languages
April 26-27, 2014
University of California, Santa Barbara
Discussion of theoretical, descriptive, and practical studies of the indigenous languages of the Americas.
www.linguistics.ucsb.edu
Homeless Individuals-Services in Supportive Housing Program Grant
Deadline: April 25, 2014
Supports efforts to integrate treatment and services for veterans and other individuals who experience homelessness.
http://beta.samhsa.gov/


American Indian Council of Indiana Spring Powwow
April 26-27, 2014
Lebanon, IN
www.americanindiancouncil.com

Road to N.A.B.I.
April 25-27, 2014
Ak-Chin Indian Community, AZ
Qualify for the Natonal NABI basketball tournament.
www.nabifoundation.org/
Strong Global Communities: International Conference on Prevention Implementation
April 28-29, 2014
Eugene, Oregon
Addresses family, school, and community-based interventions for use in international contexts with
vulnerable populations.
https://education.uoregon.edu/

“Protect our Coral Reefs” Art Contest
Deadline: April 28, 2014
Open to 14-19 years olds, part of the Science without Borders® Challenge.
www.livingoceansfoundation.org/

The Native American Student Advocacy Institute Conference
April 28 – 29, 2014
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque
Discuss solutions, best practices, and collaborate with colleagues to make a difference in Native students' lives
http://nasai.collegeboard.org
/
2014 National Aboriginal Hockey Championships
April 28 - May 3, 2014
Kahnawake, QC
A hockey Championship for male and female players who are Bantam and Midget aged.
www.activecircle.ca/

GKAS Community Leadership Development Institute
Deadline: April 29, 2014
Designed to expand, enhance, or launch new Give Kids a Smile dental programs.
www.ada.org/

Plastic Pollution in the Great Lakes Webinar
April 29, 2014
The latest about plastic polluting the Great Lakes and what can be done about it.
https://greatlakesevents.webex.com

Imagining Equaliity: Your Voices on Women's Human Rights
Deadline: April 30th, 2014
Submissions of photography, video, audio, journalism, creative writing and more are accepted online
http://imaginingequality.imow.org/

University of Phoenix AISES Scholarships
Deadline: April 30, 2014
Two full-tuition scholarships for AISES members
www.phoenix.edu/
 

Brimstone Award for Applied Storytelling
Deadline: April 30, 2014
Supports storytelling projects that are service-oriented and based in a community or organization.
http://storynet.org/grants/

The ING Unsung Heroes Awards Program
Deadline:  April 30, 2014
Provides educators with awards to help fund their innovative class projects.
www.unsungheroes.com

Target Arts and Culture in Schools Grants
Deadline: April 30, 2014.
Helps bring arts and cultural experiences directly to K-12 students
https://corporate.target.com/

Ruddie Memorial Youth Foundation Innovative Youth Programs
Deadline: April 30, 2014
Supports untested programs designed to help underprivileged youth in urban metro areas reach their full potential.
http://philanthropynewsdigest.org
The River Gathering
April 30-May 2, 2014
Sunriver, Oregon
Conference for funders from AK, WA, OR, MT, ID and WY includes Native-led and philanthropy-focused sessions
www.nativephilanthropy.org/

Regional Action Network Gathering
May 2, 2014
Sunriver, Oregon
Learn about the NW Regional Action Network and Native philanthropy investment in Native communities
www.nativephilanthropy.org/

Farm Aid Grant Program
Deadline: May 1, 2014
Categories include Growing the Good Food Movement; Helping Farmers Thrive, and Taking Action to Change the System
www.farmaid.org/
Amphibian Rescue Project
Deadline: May 1, 2014
For small start-up rescue projects targeting amphibian species that cannot currently be saved in the wild.
www.amphibianark.org


North Face Explore Fund Grants
Deadline: May 1, 2014
For youth outdoor participation, connecting children to nature, increasing access to recreation, and more.
www.explorefund.org/

Hillman Foundation Innovations in Care Program
Deadline: May 1, 2014
Supports innovations that provide care to vulnerable populations, including the economically disadvantaged, racial and ethnic minorities
www.rahf.org/
Modern Language Association Prize
Deadline: May 1, 2014
For studies in Native American literatures, cultures, and languages that promote understanding of the First Peoples/Nations U.S., Canada, or Mexico.
www.mla.org/

NLN Foundation for Nursing Education Scholarship Awards
Deadline: April 30, 2014
Supports the goal of attracting more seasoned and ethnically diverse nurses to become nurse educators
www.nlnfoundation.org/

Mountaineers Foundation Grants
Deadline: May 1, 2014
To promote the study/preservation  of mountains, forests, and streams of the Pacific Northwest.
http://philanthropynewsdigest.org
American Honda Foundation Grants
February 1, May 1, August 1, and November 1 (annually)
Supports NPOs and educational institutions that address the areas of youth and scientific education http://corporate.honda.com

Actuarial Diversity Scholarship
Deadline: May 2, 2014
For undergraduate students pursuing a career in the actuarial profession
www.actuarialfoundation.org/

State Farm Youth Advisory Board Grants
Deadline: May 2, 2014
Grants for youth -led service-learning initiatives
http://sfyab.com/
School Grants for Healthy Kids
Deadline: May 2, 2014
Supports school breakfast and physical activity programs.
www.actionforhealthykids.org/


Cobell Scholarship Information Page
Deadline: May 2, 2014
Share your comments about the dispersement of Cobell Scholarhips
www.collegefund.org/

Native Seeds Community Seed Grants
Deadline: May 2, 2014 for Summer Planting
Deadline: September 5, 2014 for Fall/Winter Planting
Greater Southwest Region
Supports educational, food security, and community development projects
www.nativeseeds.org/
Harpo Foundation Grants for Visual Artists
Deadline: May 6, 2014
 Provides direct support to under-recognized artists of any age.
http://philanthropynewsdigest.org/

Native American Free Seed Program
Deadline: Ongoing
Free seeds for Native peoples living in the Greater Southwest region.
www.nativeseeds.org/

Understanding Inequality Grant Program
Deadline: May 6, 2014
For research about reducing disparities in the academic, behavioral, social, and economic outcomes among youth.
http://philanthropynewsdigest.org/
Civil, Criminal and Social Justice Conference
May 3, 2014
Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti
Speakers include Judge Tim Connors, Judge Allie Maldonado, and Judge Bill Thorne! A veritable who's who of Michigan tribal judges.
www.emich.edu/

NMAI Artist Leadership Program for Individual Artists
Deadline: May 5, 2014
Helps rebuilt cultural self-confidence, challenge personal boundaries, and foster cultural continuity while reflecting artistic diversity.
http://nmai.si.edu/

Thacher Environmental Research Contest
Deadline: May 5, 2014
challenges students, grades 9-12, to conduct innovative research on our changing planet using the latest geospatial tools and data.
http://strategies.org/
NMAI ARTIST LEADERSHIP PROGRAM FOR MUSEUMS AND CULTURAL ARTS ORGANIZATIONS
Deadline: May 5, 2014
For local museums, arts organizations, and cultural institutions (U.S. and Canada( to collaborate with the National Museum of the American Indian and Smithsonian Institution.
http://nmai.si.edu/

Grand Challenges Explorations Initiative
Deadline: May 6, 2014
Grants for bold approaches aimed at improving the lives of the world's poorest people.
www.grandchallenges.org/
 

Overview of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD): What We Are Learning About Diagnosis and Intervention
May 7, 2014 1-2:30 pm EST
This free webinar is part of the AI/AN Behavioral Health Series
naianattc.adobeconnect.com/
Coach Up Scholarships
Deadline: May 6, 2014
Scholarships for high school seniors that connect athletes with private coaches
http://scholarship.coachup.com
 

Aboriginal Day Live Flag Contest
Deadline: May 6 2014
Canada
Design a flag that reflects what National Aboriginal Day and being Aboriginal means to you
http://adlflagcontest.com/

PEOPLE All-Star Teachers Contest
Deadline: May 6
Major League Baseball, PEOPLE, and Target invite you to nominate a current or retired teacher who is a classroom all-star.
http://mlb.mlb.com/

imagineNATIVEScript Development Lab
Deadline: May 7, 2014
Develop a project from treatment stage through the first draft of a feature-length screenplay.
http://www.imaginenative.org

Jamestown Days: World of Pocahontas
Saturday, May 10, 2014
Historic Jamestowne, VA
Learn about the experiences of Virginia Indians and Jamestown colonists during this day-long event
www.historicjamestowne.org
 

2014 Creative Community Fellowship Program
Deadline: May 7, 2014
Funds to help those committed to using arts and culture to design solutions for community problems.
www.artstrategies.org
"Fathers: Keep Families Together" Seminar
May 8, 2014
Buffalo, New York in 
Sponsored by the Native American Fatherhood and Families Association

Indigenous Arts Residency, Banff Centre
Deadline: May 7, 2014
Alberta, Canada
A residency for indigenous artists interested in what it means to question “in kind.”
www.banffcentre.ca

The Challenge America Fast-Track
Deadline: May 8, 2014
Supports projects that extend the reach of the arts to underserved populations.
http://arts.gov/
Brower Youth Award
Deadline: May 12, 2014
Recognizes youth for their activism and achievements in the fields of environmental and social justice advocacy
www.broweryouthawards.org/
Indigenous Dance Residency
Application deadline: May 10, 2014
July 28 to August 23, 2014
Banff, Alberta
Includes classes, improvisation, choreography, and new work for a performance at the Banff Summer Arts Festival
 www.activecircle.ca/
Miss Native American USA
Contestant Deadline: May 10, 2014
Event Dage: August 2, 2014
Phoenix, AZ
Encourages young women to achieve their personal goals, build character, enhance self-esteem, and develop leadership skills
www.missnativeamericanusapageant.com
The Street Outreach Program
Deadline: May 12, 2014
offers support to provide services to youth living on the streets and in unstable situations.
www.acf.hhs.gov/g

Camp Cherokee Day Camps
Deadline: May 13, Event Date: May 27 - 30
Deadline: May 19, Event Date: June 2 - 6
Deadline: May 26, Event Date: June 9 - 13
Deadline: June 2, Event Date: June 16 - 20
Deadline: June 9, Event Date: June 23 - 27
Deadline: July 7, Event Date: July 21 - 25
Various Locations
Free cultural and academic experience for Cherokee Nation students.
http://www.cherokee.org

Dealing with Difference Institute
May 13 -14, 2014
Western Illinois University. Macomb, IL.
The theme of the conference is Social Justice and Education.
www.wiu.edu
The ACTIVATE 2014 National Youth Leadership Forum
May 14-18, 2014
Ottawa, Ontario
For youth, ages 16-22

www.facebook.com

Grey Bruce Healthy Communities Conference
May 14-15, 2014
Owen Sound, ON
Addresses health inequities and recognizes unique and inspiring ideas that support the health and well being of residents.
www.activecircle.ca/

The National Urban and Community Forestry Challenge Cost Share Grant Program
Deadline: May 15, 2014
Supports for urban and community forestry projects that have national or multi-state application and impact.
www.fs.fed.us/
ESA Foundation Grants
Deadline: May 15, 2014
For projects using innovative technology and/or computer and video games to positively shape the lives of youth.
http://philanthropynewsdigest.org

Organic Farming Research Grants
Deadline: May 15,  2014
For research on organic farming and food systems and then sharing results with organic farmers and agricultural and research communities.
 http://ofrf.org/research/

Libri Foundation: Books for Children Grants
Deadline: May 15, 2014.
Donates new, quality, hardcover children's books for small, rural, public libraries across the country.

www.librifoundation.org/
Healing of the Canoe Curriculum Training
May 15-16, 2014
Spokane, WA.
http://healingofthecanoe.org
/

RedRover Emergency Shelter vor Victims and Pets
Deadline: May 15, 2014
Helps victims of domestic violence and their animal companions stay together during times of crisis
http://philanthropynewsdigest.org/

Geist Foundation Foster Care
Deadline: May 15, 2014
Hawaii
For NPS and  nonprofits and others providing services to foster children and their families in Hawaii.
www.hawaiicommunityfoundation.org/
imagineNATIVE 2014 CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
Deadline: May 15, 2014
Submit your film, video, radio and new media works for the 15th anniversary imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival.
http://imaginenative.org/

Climate Change and Health Conference
May 16-18, 2014
London, England
This Year's Key Theme is "Impacts of Climate Change in Health and Nutrition"
www.ccahc.com/

Big Mountain Spring Training Camp
May 16-23, 2014
Big Mountain, Dineh Nation
For the Black Mesa resistance communities to connect to local organizations and frontline resistance communities.
https://docs.google.com/
All Native Alaskan Day and Spring Festival
May 17, 2014
Fort Ross, California
Pay tribute to the enormous importance of the Alaskan people who were so influential in the history of Fort Ross.
www.fortross.org/

The Cooperative Agreements for State-Sponsored Youth Suicide Prevention and Early Intervention
Deadline:  May 19, 2014
Supports states and tribes with youth suicide prevention and early intervention strategies
http://beta.samhsa.gov/

Road to NABI
Deadline: May 19, 2014
Event Date: May 29-31, 2014
New Town, ND
Boy and girls basketball tournament
www.nabifoundation.org/
Wellmark Foundation Community-Based Health Grants
Deadline: May 20, 2014
Iowa, South Dakota
Grants for initiatives related to childhood obesity prevention and community-based wellness and prevention.
http://philanthropynewsdigest.org/

Dollar General Youth Literacy Grants
Deadline: May 22, 2014
Support  to help students who are below grade level or experiencing difficulty reading
http://www2.dollargeneral.com/

35th Annual American Indian Workshop
May 21-25, 2014
Leiden University, The Netherlands
This year's theme: Communication is Key
www.hum.leiden.edu/
Leadership Honoring Awards
Deadline: May 23, 2014
Honoring Northwest Native Leaders making a difference in their fields.
www.potlatchfund.org/

Rabbit And Bear Paws Colouring Contest
Deadline: May 25, 2014
Little Spirit Bear Productions is hosting its sixth colouring contest for youth ages 3-15.
http://rabbitandbearpaws.com/

AISES A.T. Anderson Memorial Scholarship
Deadline: May 26, 2014
For Native American/Alaska Native undergrad or graduate students in the STEM fields.
www.aises.org/scholarships
Burlington Northern Santa Fe Foundation Scholarship
Deadline: May 26, 2014
For American Indian high school seniors
www.aises.org/scholarships


AISES Intel Scholarship
Deadline: May 26, 2014
For Native American/Alaska Native/Native Hawaiian students in the STEM fields.
www.aises.org/scholarships

 

Encore: National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in American HIgher Education
May 27-31, 2014
Indianapolis, IN
Keynote speakers include Dr. Crazy Bull (Lakota), President and CEO of the American Indian College Fund.
www.ncore.ou.edu/en/
Entertainment Software Association Grants for Youth Programs
Deadline: May 28, 2014.
Supports diverse projects and programs that benefit American youth, ages 7-18, from all races and denominations and make a difference in the quality of their life, health and welfare. 
www.esafoundation.org/

Festival of New Plays
May 28-29, Los Angeles, CCA
May 31-June 1, 2014 San Diego CA
Free admission: staged readings of new and in-progress plays by Native writers
http://theautry.org/

2014 Native American & Indigenous Studies Association Conference
May 29-31, 2014
Austin, TX.
Topic: "Native American Studies and the History of Capitalism"
Captain Planet Ecotech Grants
May 29-31, 2014
For projects that use innovation, nature-based design, or technology to address environmental problems in their communities.
http://philanthropynewsdigest.org

American Indian College Fund Full Circle Scholarships
Deadlines: May 31, 2014
A listing of scholarships for undergraduate Tribal College Students
www.collegefund.org/c

2013-14 Scholarships for Native College Students
Deadlines: May 31, 2014
For undergraduates from non-tribal colleges
www.collegefund.org/

Camp Cherokee 2014
Deadline: June 1, 2014
Event Date: July 20-25, 2014
Welling, Oklahoma
An enriching cultural and academic experience for Cherokee Nation students
http://www.cherokee.org/

Traditional Arts Development Program
Deadline: Ongoing
California
For folk and traditional artists as well as organizations engaged in the field
http://www.actaonline.org/

Modern Spirit: The Art of George Morrison Exhibit
Ends: September 14, 2014
Eiteljorg Museum, Indianapolis
Includes drawings, paintings, prints, and sculpture from the mind and eye of this important 20th-century artist.
www.eiteljorg.org/
2013-14 Scholarships for Graduate and Professional Native Students
Deadlines: May 31, 2014
Administered by the American Indian College Fund
www.collegefund.org/

Cobell Scholarships
Deadline: June 1, 2014
For Native students who attend accredited institutions in the U.S. that grant career and technical education certificates or bachelor's degrees.
www.aigcs.org/

AIGC Loan for Service
Deadline: June 1, 2014
Financial assistance in the form of loans to eligible American Indian and Alaska Natives seeking graduate and professional degrees
www.aigcs.org/
The AIGC Fellowship
Deadline: June 1, 2014
Fellowships to American Indian and Alaska Native graduate and professional students
www.aigcs.org/

An Introduction to Motivational Interviewing with Native American Adaptations
June 4, 2014 1-2:30 pm EST
This free webinar is part of the AI/AN Behavioral Health Series
https://naianattc.adobeconnect.com/

Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous Peoples 
February 1, June 1, and October 1, annually
Dedicated to promoting and  maintaining the uniqueness of Native peoples and the sovereignty of tribal  Nations. www.7genfund.org/
AISES' Government Relations Council Summer Meeting
June 4, 2014
Washington, DC
Shirley LaCourse at slacourse@aises.org



Elevating STEM in Indian Education Dialogue
June 3, 2014
A discussion on elevating STEM within the Indian education
Jody TallBear at jody.tallbear@hq.doe.gov
 
 

Promoting Strong and Safe Tribal Communities
June 3-5, 2014
Hollywood, Fla
Free for Native Americans and others. Topics relate to culture revitalization, sustainable housing, grants education, Tribal government and finances.
http://nativelearningcenter.com
Potlatch Fund
Deadline: June 6, 2014
Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington.
Inspires and builds upon the Native tradition of giving and to expand philanthropy in Northwest Indian Country.
www.potlatchfund.org/

Native American Sports Heroes
June 7, 2014
Santa Rosa, Cal.
Lecture at the California Indian Museum and Cultural Center
http://us1.campaign-archive2.com/
 

JIM THORPE Native American Games
June 8-14, 2014
Shawnee, OK
Over 1,500 Native athletes are expected to participate in 11 different sports, and a NA All-Star Football game will showcase Native high school seniors across OK
http://jimthorpegames.com/
3rd Midwest Peacemaking Conference
June 11-13, 2014
Manistee, MI
Brings together professional Peacemakers (from Tribal and State courts) with those who value Pacemaking in other venues.
http://turtletalk.files.wordpress.com


"Fathers: Keep Families Together" Seminar
June 12, 2014
Honolulu, Hawaii
Sponsored by the Native American Fatherhood & Families Association
https://www.facebook.com/

National Association of Medical Minority Educators Scholarships
Deadline: June 13, 2014
For underrepresented minority students who have completed their first year of health professions training
www.nammenational.org/
13th annual Cherokee Ancestry Conference
June 13-14, 2014
Tahlequah, OK
Provides tools to research ancestries with Cherokee historical records and documents.
www.cherokeephoenix.org/

Indigenous Science Fiction and Speculative Storytelling
Deadline: June 14, 2014
For original, unpublished work by Indigenous writers.
www.theytus.com/

ACCENTURE AMERICAN INDIAN SCHOLARSHIP
Deadline:  June 15, 2014
For students who demonstrate character, personal merit and commitment to the American Indian community locally and/or nationally.
www.aigcs.org
Before and after the Horizon: Anishinaabe Artists of the Great Lakes
Ends: June 15, 2014
NMAI, New York, NY
http://nmai.si.edu/

Washington Internships for Native Students
Event date: Fall 2014
Priority Deadline: June 15, 2014
Final Deadline: July 1, 2014
Washington DC.
For AI/AN/NH undergraduate/ graduate students to build leadership skills while living, studying and interning in Washington DC.
www.american.edu

Living Cultures Grants Program
Deadline: July 15, 2013
California
Funds NPOs and other organizations to support impactful projects in the traditional arts in California. 
www.actaonline.org/

GTECH's After School Advantage Program
Deadline: Rolling
Helps give inner-city children, ages 5 -15, a safe, meaningful, and fun learning experience during afterschool hours.
http://philanthropynewsdigest.org/



Native Seeds Free Seed Program
Free seeds to Native People living in the Greater Southwestern region.
www.nativeseeds.org/
 

The W. K. Kellogg Foundation Grants
Deadline: Ongoing
Supports children, families, and communities that help vulnerable children achieve success.
www.wkkf.org/
The Presbyterian Committee on the Self-Development of People Grants
Deadline: May 2014 and September 2014
Supports groups oppressed by poverty and social systems who want to take charge of their own lives
www.presbyterianmission.org/

Norcross Wildlife Foundation Grants
Deadline: Ongoing
Supports local grassroots organizations that work to protect wild land
www.norcrossws.org/
 

Rockefeller Foundation Grants
Deadline: Ongoing
Promotes the well-being of humanity throughout the world in four core issue areas: advancing health; revaluing ecosystems; securing livelihoods; and transforming cities.
www.rockefellerfoundation.org/

 

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