Nine AASLH member institutions dedicated to preserving African-American and Native American history and culture have been awarded prestigious grants from the Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS). These grants, representing funds of more than $500,000, will be used to develop language and culture workshops, create and expand exhibits, stabilize and digitize primary sources, protect collections, and many other worthy projects. We congratulate our members on the hard work that led to these awards, and look forward to seeing the results of these endeavors!

African American Museum of Iowa (Cedar Rapids, IA)
Akwesasne Cultural Center (Hogansburg, NY)
Citizen Potawatomi Nation Cultural Center (Shawnee, OK)
Jack Hadley Black History Museum (Thomasville, GA)
John Hair Cultural Center and Museum (Tahlequah, OK)
Kansas African American Museum (Wichita, KS)
Makah Cultural and Research Center (Neah Bay, WA)
Tamastslikt Cultural Institute (Pendleton, OR)
Tohono O’odham Nation Cultural Center and Museum (Sells, AZ)

See the full grant lists here and here.