Educational, Cultural, Apprenticeship, and Exchange Programs for Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, and Their Historical Whaling and Trading Partners in Massachusetts

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Who May Apply: This program is for the Alaska Native Heritage Center in Anchorage, Alaska; the Inupiat Heritage Center in Barrow, Alaska; the Bishop Museum in Honolulu, Hawaii; the Peabody-Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts; the New Bedford Whaling Museum, in partnership with the New Bedford Oceanarium, in New Bedford, Massachusetts; other Alaska Native and native Hawaiian cultural and education organizations; and beginning with FY 2006, any federally recognized tribe in Mississippi (the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians is currently the only participating tribe). The program also funds cultural and education organizations with experience in developing or operating programs that illustrate and interpret the contributions of Alaska Natives, native Hawaiians, and the whaling industry—and interpret how the China Trade contributed—to the economic, social, and environmental history of the United States. Also eligible to apply are consortia of the above-named organizations and entities.

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Last Modified: 03/20/2014