First Nations Development Institute is currently accepting applications for their Native American Food Systems Initiative (NAFSI). Native-controlled non-profits and community-based organizations are eligible to apply for up to ten $37,500 awards. The application deadline is December 6th, 2013. Check the First Nations 2014 NAFSI announcement page for full details.
There’s still a couple days left to enter the IAC Youth Essay Contest (see pdf flier below). The top three finalists will receive an all-expenses paid trip to Las Vegas for the Intertribal Agriculture Council’s Annual Membership Meeting from December 9-12. The essay deadline is November 1st.
We are also still accepting youth scholarship applications for the Membership Meeting. Please submit the form below ASAP for consideration.
This FREE two-day event takes place on the beautiful tsyunhehkwa farm on the Oneida Reservation. “Tsyunhehkwa” means life sustenance in Oneida, and this farm features an organic garden, green house, grass-fed cattle and chickens, white corn, raspberries, and more.
Travel and accommodation assistance are offered, please get in touch for more details.
Register at iacgreatlakes.com/workshops