Humanities Collaborative Grant- Job Opportunity for Tribal Members

Notice to Tribal Members:
Dr. Paul Grant Costa and Tobias Glaza of Native Northeast Research Collaborative and the Mashantucket Pequot Museum have received a National Endowment for the Humanities Cares Collaborative Grant, “On Our Own Ground, Pequot Community Papers (1813-1849) Digital Humanities Project.” The grant provides $17,000 for the next 6 months to a committee of (4) Eastern Pequot Community Scholars to work part time. If interested and qualified, please send a letter by July 20, 2020 by email or mail to:
Katherine Sebastian Dring, Chairwoman, wataswan2@aol.com or
P.O. Box 208
North Stonington, CT 06359

Tribal Council will select (4) applicants as soon as possible.

Description of Work and Qualifications:
Review and analyze 42 historical Eastern Pequot Overseer documents for culturally sensitive information.
Highlight key words for electronic research or interpretation.
Add relevant tribal knowledge.
Work on Eastern Pequot electronic portal landing page.
-have some knowledge of Eastern Pequot history or culture
-be able to do the above-described work
-be able to work on a computer (we will provide loaner computers if a committee member doesn’t have one)
-be able meet online for periodic meetings (since we have no idea when the quarantine will last — the training and meetings will be online)
-be able to work in a timely manner.

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