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Mellon Foundation Grant Celebration

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Great Plains Art Museum
1155 Q St.
Lincoln NE 68508
Lisa Maupin, (402) 472-0030,
The university community is invited to a Jan. 23 celebration in recognition of a three-year, $1.58 million grant from the Mellon Foundation’s Monuments Project, which will support the Center for Great Plains Studies and the Otoe-Missouria Tribe in leading the project “Walking in the Footsteps of Our Ancestors: Re-Indigenizing Southeast Nebraska.”

The celebration is 3:30-4:30 p.m. at the Great Plains Art Museum, 1155 Q St. Please register here soon to attend:

The Mellon Foundation award is the largest arts and humanities research grant in University of Nebraska-Lincoln history. The project is led by Margaret Jacobs, Charles Mach Professor of History and director and chair of the Center for Great Plains Studies, and Christina Faw Faw Goodson, a member of the Otoe-Missouria tribe and Native language specialist with the National Indian Education Association.

To help celebrate this outstanding team, colleagues are encouraged to submit a note of congratulations and well wishes. Information is included on the registration form. These notes will be shared with the team and may be displayed during the event.

Register here:

For questions about the celebration, contact Lisa Maupin, events and outreach manager.

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