New Scholarship Opportunity to Attend 2018 ATALM

The Bush Foundation is providing full scholarships to attend the 11th annual International Conference of Indigenous Archives, Libraries, and Museums. Funding may include registration fees, all special events, travel, and single lodging for four nights.  

Visit the ATALM homepage for details about the conference, to the see the preliminary program, or to access the Scholarship Application

The Bush Foundation Scholarships are intended for staff members of a tribal archive, library, museum, historic preservation office, and/or language program, those that work with indigenous collections in a non-tribal cultural institution, currently enrolled students in a museum, library, or archival-related education program, or culture bearers in a tribal community who are actively involved in the preservation of traditional knowledge, practices, and/or culture. Applications must be received by Tuesday, June 21, 2018 at 11:59 PM CST.
 
Special events include tours of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Cultural center now under construction, "Sea of Grass" book talk with Walter Echo-Hawk, a Professional Development Career Fair featuring major institutions from throughout the United States, a cultural evening at the Minnesota History Center, and a performance by the 1491s Comedy Troupe.  All Bush Foundation scholars receive priority and may attend these events at no charge.