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First Nations Film & Video Festival

OPEN TO NATIVE AMERICAN DIRECTORS! (See NOTE in ‘Rules & Terms’) PLEASE! READ GUIDELINES CAREFULLY BEFORE SUBMITTING: First Nations Film and Video Festival, Inc. (FNFVF Inc) is a grassroots Native American film festival dedicated to showcasing works produced by Native American film and video makers and artists of all skill levels. FNFVF Inc takes… Read more »

Dream of Wild Health Farm Receives Super Bowl Grant

The Super Bowl celebrates elite athletes, but those organizing the big game in Minneapolis are aiming to build a lasting legacy of health and fitness for Minnesota’s children. The Super Bowl Host Legacy Fund has already given away $1.5 million to build and renovate parks, athletic fields, playgrounds and community gardens across the state. The… Read more »

Mni Ki Wakan Indigenous People’s Decade of Water Summit

Mni Ki Wakan: Indigenous Peoples’ Decade of Water Summit Across the world’s vast regions of rainforests, deserts, mountains, oceans, lakes, and river ways, flowing below ground and above, the vision of the Mni Ki Wakan: Indigenous Peoples Decade of Water Summit seeks to co-create a collective indigenous-designed map and transformative world agenda for the future…. Read more »

Call for Artists, Performers, and Creative People!

Boozhoo! NACDI and All My Relations Arts are pleased to announce our participation in this year’s Open Streets Minneapolis: Franklin Ave. We have dedicated funds $$$ to program the American Indian Cultural Corridor during the August 27th Open Streets. Any Native artist, performer, musician, or otherwise creative person can participate. Just meet the following criteria:… Read more »

Dakota & Ojibwe Language Grant Opportunity

Please share with those in your networks who may be interested in submitting a proposal for one year Dakota and Ojibwe Language Revitalization Grants up to $125,000.  July 24, 2017 closing date.  Further instructions are below Minnesota Indian Affairs Council Dakota and Ojibwe Language Revitalization Grant Request for Proposals According to the language set forth… Read more »

Tiwahe Foundation July 2017 E-Newsletter

July 2017 Tiwahe Foundation E-Newsletter Meet the June 2017 AIFEP Grantees AIFEP Grantees at the Honoring Celebration Congratulations to the American Indian Family Empowerment Program grantees! Of the nearly 30 applications received this grant round, 12 individual grant requests were funded. Tiwahe Foundation’s American Indian Family Empowerment Program Fund (AIFEP) grants are made in partnership with… Read more »

Community Equity Applications Now Open!

Deadline to Apply: July 28, 2017 What is CEP? CEP is an immersive, 10-month program that brings together up to 20 community and non-profit indigenous leaders and leaders of color to have a powerful and influential voice in the legislative process in order to drive social change and transform lives in Minnesota. We do this… Read more »

Owamni Falling Water Festival

Join us on Saturday, July 29 from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. for the Owámni Falling Water Festival. This free and family-friendly event celebrates indigenous Minnesota culture with music, art, food, and more! The event will take place at Father Hennepin Bluff Park (420 Main St. SE).

Nick Tilsen Is building A $60 Million Sustainable Community On The Pine Ridge Indian Reservation

This post first appeared at By Gail Ablow In this “Making Change” video, we profile 35-year-old Nick Tilsen, a citizen of the Oglala Lakota Nation. Tilsen was at Standing Rock with the Indigenous People’s Power Project and worked to train thousands of resisters how to take nonviolent direct action against the Dakota Access Pipeline…. Read more »