February 11, 2021

$1.6 Million Grant Will Support Digitization of Native American Oral Histories

Author: Livia Gershon

The Covid-19 pandemic has taken a disproportionate toll on Native American communities and, in particular, the Indigenous elders who often act as keepers of historical knowledge.
To help keep these stories alive, reports Susan Montoya Bryan for the Associated Press (AP), the New York–based Doris Duke Charitable Foundation is providing more than $1.6 million in grants to digitize and share oral histories collected decades ago.
“We thought now more than ever is it not only important to update and