February 6, 2020

NEA grant funds cultural arts program at American Indian nursing facility

Author: Danielle Brown

Residents at a North Carolina-based American Indian nursing facility will soon be able to participate in a cultural arts program thanks to federal grant funding.
The National Endowment for the Arts, an independent federal agency that funds and promotes the arts, awarded a $10,000 grant to Western Carolina University.
The university will hold the program at the Tsali Care Center, a 60-bed nursing facility in Cherokee, NC, and classes will be taught by artists with the Eastern Band of Cherokee Ind