AHC Grants Funded
AHC General Grants Funded June 2005
Arizona Theatre Company, Tucson. Arizona Theatre Company Book Club, $3,000. A book discussion series that corresponds to the six 2005/06 season productions in Phoenix and Tucson. Project Director: Heather Scriven.
International Documentary Association, Los Angeles, CA. Broken Promises: Indian Trust, $6,025. The Arizona phase of a documentary film production investigating the largest class action suit ever brought against the United States government for the mismanagement of American Indian trust funds. Project Director: Melinda Janko.
NAU Martin-Springer Institute, Flagstaff. Stories of Moral Courage, $1,785. Two lectures and a teacher workshop by Holocaust scholar Lawrence Baron, who will draw on film screenings to discuss issues of genocide and moral courage. Project Director: Gretchen McAllister.
Old Pueblo Archaeology Center, Tucson. OPEN2 Simulated Archaeological Dig Education Program, $6,000. A simulated site excavation program for disadvantaged elementary school children to learn about cultural preservation and archaeological ethics, methodology, and interpretation. Project Director: Allen Dart.
Show Low Public Library, Show Low. Fourth Annual White Mountain Storytelling Festival, $3,025. A three-day festival of historical performances and workshops encouraging locals and tourists alike to preserve family history through oral history and storytelling. Project Director: Wendy Kochheiser.
Southern Arizona Transportation Museum, Tucson. Voices of Southern Arizona Railroaders, $3,025. Oral history collection and transcription resulting in a permanent exhibit accompanied by an opening public lecture. Project Director: Renee Ross.