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Bureau:    Office of Innovation and Improvement
Account:    Innovation and improvement (91-0204)
Certifying Official:    Acting Assistant Secretary for Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development
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North Slope Borough-Exchanges with historic whaling and trading partners

1 recipient will receive $1,726,000. This is a continuing earmark.
Year Enacted: 2002
Code: U215Y040004
Description: The North Slope Borough is affiliated with the New Bedford Whailing National Historical Park. The project focuses on capturing the contributions of Alaskans to the whaling industry. Specific activities include exhibit exchanges, internship/apprenticeship programs for Alaska Natives, and collaborations leading to curriculum and exhibit development.
Beneficiary/Recipient Amount ($K) Program Type Address
North Slope Borough (079248290) $1,726 Exchanges with historic whaling and trading partners Non-Profit
1274 Agvik St
Barrow, AK
Source: Appropriations Report Language - Conference
Reference: H. Rept. 108-792 & Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, Title V, Part D, Subpart 12
Method: User entered excerpt
Citation Excerpt: Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, Title V, Part D, Subpart 12,'Educational, Cultural, Apprenticeship, and Exchange Programs for Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, and Their Historical Whaling and Trading Partners in Massachusetts. SEC. 5523. PROGRAM AUTHORIZATION. (a) GRANTS AND CONTRACTS. In order to carry out programs that fulfill the purposes of this subpart, the Secretary is authorized to make grants to, or enter into contracts with, the following: (1) The Alaska Native Heritage Center in Anchorage, Alaska. (2) The Inupiat Heritage Center in Barrow, Alaska. (3) The Bishop Museum in Hawaii. (4) The Peabody-Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts. (5) The New Bedford Whaling Museum and the New Bedford Oceanarium in New Bedford, Massachusetts. (6) Other Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian cultural and educational organizations. (7) Cultural and educational organizations with experience in developing or operating programs that illustrate and interpret the contributions of Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, the whaling industry, and the China trade to the economic, social, and environmental history of the United States. (8) Consortia of the organizations and entities described in this subsection. FY 2005 Appropriations conference report (H. Rept. 108-792): Fund for the Improvement of Education (FIE). The conference agreement includes $417,418,000 for the Fund for the Improvement of Education. Within the total for FIE, the conference agreement includes funding for the following activities in the following amounts: ... Exchanges with Historic Whaling and Trading Partners, 8,700,000."

Citation Comment: Under the Exchanges with Historic Whaling and Trading Partners program, entities are identified in the authorizing statute and funded though annual appropriations.

Last Modified: 16-Apr-2007

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