Minnesota History: Building A Legacy

A Bag Worth a Pony: The Art of the Ojibwe Bandolier Bag book

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Project Overview

Recipient: Minnesota Historical Society

MNHS Press will publish a book showcasing MNHS' extensive collections of bandolier bags made and worn by several North American Indian tribes around the Great Lakes. The book will include a tour of Minnesota's seven Ojibwe reservations, showing bags associated with each area, and profiles of master beadworkers who provide personal insights into the work.

Project Details

MNHS Press will publish a book showcasing MNHS' extensive collections of bandolier bags made and worn by several North American Indian tribes around the Great Lakes. The book will include a tour of Minnesota's seven Ojibwe reservations, showing bags associated with each area, and profiles of master beadworkers who provide personal insights into the work.

Fund Availability:

07/01/2016 - 06/30/2017

Legal Citation / Subdivision
Session Law Reference: Laws of Minnesota 2015, 1st Special Session, chapter 2, article 4, section 2, subdivision 4 (b) (2) Programs

Appropriation Language
$5,525,000 the first year and $6,000,000 the second year are for programs and purposes related to the historical and cultural heritage of the state of Minnesota conducted by the Minnesota Historical Society.

Funding Amount: $15,000

Direct Expenses: $15,000

Project Manager

MNHS Legacy
Minnesota Historical Society
345 Kellogg Blvd. W
Saint Paul, MN 55102
651-259-3105

Subject: History Arts

Administering Agency

Minnesota Historical Society

Quick Facts

Project Type: Statewide Programs

Recipient: Minnesota Historical Society

Funding Amount: $15,000

Source: Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund

Status: In Progress

Appropriation Years: 2017

Recipient Type: Non-Profit Business/Entity

Activity Type: Education/Outreach/Engagement

Counties Impacted: Statewide

MN Senate District: All Districts

MN House District: All Districts

FTEs (Full-Time Equivalent Positions Directly Created): 0.00

This site is updated regularly with descriptions and data related to Legacy projects funded through the Minnesota Historical Society by the Legacy Amendment's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund (ACHF).
Further information about the use and impact of all Legacy Funds can be found on the Minnesota Legislative Coordinating Commission's Minnesota's Legacy site.