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Native American Language Preservation Grants Recipients

Here is the list of the past recipients of our Native American Language Preservation Grants:

2021 Awards

Stockbridge-Munsee Language Department, support of Mohican and Munsee language revitalization/revival program
Sterling Martin (Diné), Navajo-language STEM education project
Maura O'Leary (Han), Athabaskan instructional materials
Chalkyitsik Village Council, Gwich'in elder recordings

2020 Awards

Rose Davis (Muckleshoot), Lushootseed storytelling project
Hii-siik Iqmuut Society, Nuu-Chah-Nulth book transcription
Boyd Ocon (Adai), Adai language revival materials

2018 Awards

Ahkwesáhsne Cultural Restoration Program, digital Mohawk language library

2017 Awards

Shoalwater Bay Indian Tribe, Chehalis tribal dictionary
Northern Michigan University's Native American Studies department, multimedia Anishinaabe-language teaching materials
Maura Abrams (Mohawk), computer equipment for a project recording Mohawk and Onondaga language stories

2014 Awards

Iyápi Glukínipi Owáyawa, support for Pine Ridge tribal Lakota language immersion daycare
Christopher Loether and Drusilla Gould (Shoshoni), development of a Northern Shoshoni dictionary

2013 Awards

University of Maine at Presque Isle/Pi’gunji’jg Little Feathers Day Care, project to translate children's books to Mi'kmaq
Fairbanks Shakespeare Theater, production of a Gwich'in Athabaskan-language play
Martin Kohlberger, audio and video recordings with the Shiwiar communities of Ecuador
Tunica-Tulane Language Project, printing of traditional Tunica-language stories

2012 Awards

Cowlitz Tribe, Chinook Jargon language classes
Yup'ik Spelling Bee for Beginners, support for Yup'ik language learning in Alaskan middle schools
Lakhota Language Consortium, production of Lakota language classroom materials
Nooksack Indian Tribe, materials for tribal language program
Seneca Language Revitalization Project, technology grant

2011 Awards

Sac and Fox Nation, in support of the Sauk language Master-Apprentice program
Aleutian Pribilof Island Association Cultural Heritage Program, Aleut/Unangam flashcard game
Chemehuevi Cultural Center, support of tribal language programs

2010 Awards

Table Mountain Rancheria, in support of Yokuts and Western Mono DVD recordings
Burke Museum of History and Culture, Kwakwaka'wakw film project
William Harrison (Mountain Maidu), recording equipment for Maidu language project
Ashley Benally (Navajo), Navajo-language computer game

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