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Scholarships available for International Indigenous Archives, Libraries, and Museums Conference to be held in Minnesota


St. Paul, MN - People engaged in sustaining and advancing indigenous culture from across the region will have the opportunity to receive scholarships to attend the 2018 International Conference of Indigenous Archives, Libraries, and Museums presented by the Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museum (ATALM). The conference will be held at the Mystic Lake Casino and Hotel in Prior Lake, Minnesota (outside Minneapolis) from October 8-11, 2018.

The Bush Foundation is providing up to $75,000 in scholarship funding for eligible applicants from Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota or the 23 Native Nations that share the same geography. Scholarships start with a registration fee waiver with preconference activities, and may include lodging and a travel stipend if needed. More information and the application for the scholarships can be found on ATALM’s website - www.atalm.org. Applications must be received by June 21, 2018 at 11:59 PM CST.

The Bush Foundation is investing in great ideas and the people who power them. They encourage individuals and organizations to think bigger and think differently about what is possible in communities across Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and the 23 Native nations that share the same geographic area.

ATALM is an international non-profit organization that maintains a network of support for indigenous programs, provides culturally relevant programming and services, encourages collaboration among tribal and non-tribal cultural institutions, and articulates contemporary issues related to developing and sustaining the cultural sovereignty of Native Nations.

For more information, contact Susan Feller, ATALM President & CEO at 405-401-8293 or president@atalm.org

ATALM 2018 Conference

October 8-11, 2018
Mystic Lake Center
2400 Mystic Lake Boulevard
Prior Lake, MN 55372
952-445-9000