Carolinian Affairs Office

Location: Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands

Grants Awarded: Social and Economic Development Strategies (SEDS)

Grantee: Carolinian Affairs Office
Project Description: The goal of this project is to promote and preserve Carolinian traditional knowledge and practices among Carolinian youth and young adults through intergenerational learning approaches. Cultural youth centers will be established as modern utt (Carolinian canoe shed) where Carolinian youth will have the opportunity to learn traditional knowledge and practices provided by cultural experts and Elders. A cultural artifacts display hall will also be established to showcase and support the maintenance of Carolinian culture.

  • Location: Saipan, MP
  • ANA T/TA Region: Pacific
  • Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
  • Project Period: 09/30/17 – 09/29/20
  • FY 2018 Award: $129,734