Administration for Native Americans Awards $13.8 Million in Language and Culture Preservation Grants

The Administration for Native Americans (ANA) is awarding approximately $13.8 million in grants to preserve Native American language and culture.  The recipients include 13 projects ($2.8 million) funded through the Preservation and Maintenance program, which provides grants for curriculum development, teacher training, and technology used to disseminate and preserve Native American languages.  Another five grants ($1.1 million) will be awarded through the Esther Martinez Initiative, which provides funds for immersion-based language training, survival schools, and restoration programs.  In addition to these 18 new language grants, more than $9.8 million will be awarded to 42 previously approved grantees to continue multi-year projects.

 For more information, please see the ANA’s press release.

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