New NEH Grants Support Cultural Heritage Projects

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The National Endowment for the Humanities has issued $31.5 million in grants this year to  support 226 humanities projects nationwide, including cultural heritage projects at the Eklutna Native Village and the Museum of Early Trades and Crafts.

Aaron Leggett of the Eklutna Native Village, was awarded $257,183 for planning to publish the transcription, translation, and annotation of the oral folk tales of the Dena’ina who live in Alaska.

Deborah Farrar Starker of the Museum of Early Trades and Crafts, who was awarded $348,731 for the creation of a viewable storage facility, including the fabrication and installation of high-density cabinets, rehousing the collections, and increasing the museum’s capacity for long-term preservation.

Read more about this year’s NEH award recipients and how to apply for funding.

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