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Red Lake, Leech Lake tribal colleges to receive $157,000 for humanities projects

BEMIDJI—Special projects at a pair of Bemidji-area tribal colleges are in line for grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Red Lake Nation College and Leech Lake Tribal College are set to receive $97,000 and $60,000, respectively.

In Red Lake, that money will go toward a student podcast series about Ojibwe language, culture and history.

In Leech Lake, funding will go to "Women of Leech Lake Nation Stories: Historical Trauma and Colonization," a collection of Ojibwe women's historical narratives.

The endowment will send a total of $14.8 million to 253 humanities projects across the United States and Puerto Rico, according to a release