[eDebate] Internship opportunity - Native American activism
Zompetti at aol.com
Thu Mar 15 14:06:11 CDT 2007
All of you out there who are interested in activism, particularly with
Native American issues, should check this opportunity out:
Program Number: 92240
Title: College Internship Program
Sponsor: Indian Land Tenure Foundation
The sponsor seeks to fund programs placing highly motivated
undergraduate and graduate students who have demonstrated interest in
Indian land tenure issues into reservation-based tribal land and
land-related offices to participate in activities addressing a variety
of land issues.
Established Date: 03/12/2007
Follow-Up Date: 05/01/2007
Review Date: 03/12/2007
Address: 151 East County Road B2
Little Canada, MN 55117-1523
E-mail: _info at indianlandtenure.org_
(mailto:info at indianlandtenure.org)
Program URL: _http://www.indianlandtenure.org/grants/grants.htm_
Deadline Ind: Receipt
Deadline Open: No
Award Type(s): Internships
Citizenship/Country of Applying Institution:
Locations Tenable: U.S.A. Institution (including U.S. Territories)
Appl Type(s): Colleges/Universities
Target Group(s): NONE
Funding Limit: $24,000 MAXIMUM
Duration: 3 SEMESTR
Indirect Costs: Yes
Cost Sharing: No
Sponsor Type: Foundations
Geo. Restricted: NO RESTRICTIONS
The sponsor seeks to fund a College Internship Program open to
addressing all four of ILTF?s strategies with activities designed to
give a college student, a tribe and an educational institution the
opportunity to address identified land-related issues.
Education Strategy: Educate every Indian landowner about Indian
land tenure issues so that knowledge becomes power when decisions to
create positive futures are made.
Economic Strategy: Increase economic assets of Indian landowners by
gaining control of Indian land and creating financial models that
convert land into leverage.
Legal Reform Strategy: Reform legal mechanisms governing
sovereignty of Indian land to recapture physical, cultural, and
economic assets of Indian people.
Cultural Strategy: Use Indian land to help Indian people discover
Eligible applicants are tribal colleges and mainstream colleges or
universities with Indian study programs.
The sponsor will target up to fifteen tribal colleges or
universities and five mainstream college or university Indian Studies
programs for funding of one intern per semester allowing up to $8,000
per internship (including stipend, college credit scholarship, travel,
stipulations, or housing); minimum of three semesters and no more than
nine credits total; with a maximum of $24,000 per educational
institution for three semesters. (bjv)
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