Alaska groups win national humanities grants

Posted: Friday, July 28, 2000

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Three Alaska Native organizations have won money from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Washington, D.C.-based group said Thursday.

Each of the Alaska entities will receive $10,000.

The TDX Foundation in Anchorage is getting money for a museum exhibit and traveling exhibition on the history and culture of the Pribilof Islands.

The Sealaska Heritage Foundation in Juneau is getting money for a meeting of traditional scholars as part of a project to gather important clan stories for publication.

And the Fairbanks-based Cultural Heritage and Education Institute will use its grant for a cultural atlas of the Minto Athabaskan homeland.

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