MICHIGAN IS A STATE WITH

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With funding from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, the Michigan Humanities Council’s Heritage Grants Program supports projects that explore local histories of race, ethnicity and cultural identity in Michigan.

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Yemeni in Coldwater

Yemeni in Coldwater

Oral Histories of Iranian-Americans in Michigan

Oral Histories of Iranian-Americans in Michigan

Detroit 1967: From Page to Stage

Detroit 1967: From Page to Stage

Newcomer Legacy

Newcomer Legacy

Teen Documentary on African American Music

Teen Documentary on African American Music

Ypsilanti African American Oral History Archive

Ypsilanti African American Oral History Archive

Historic Parkridge Project

Historic Parkridge Project

Anishnaabek Journey Toward Understanding

Anishnaabek Journey Toward Understanding

Upper Peninsula Digital History Initiative

Upper Peninsula Digital History Initiative

Profiles and Portraits: African Americans in Niles

Profiles and Portraits: African Americans in Niles

Create and Perform: A Cultural Collage

Create and Perform: A Cultural Collage

Dia de Los Muertos: Our (Hi)stories

Dia de Los Muertos: Our (Hi)stories

Nuestra Comunidad Hispana

Nuestra Comunidad Hispana

Detroit Griot

Detroit Griot

Native American Heritage Month Celebration

Native American Heritage Month Celebration

In Pursuit of Hope

In Pursuit of Hope

Youth Photovoice Project

Youth Photovoice Project

Tracking Advancement

Tracking Advancement

Our Stories, Our Voices: Growing Up Asian American

Our Stories, Our Voices: Growing Up Asian American

Sharing Our Native American History

Sharing Our Native American History

Chaldean Oral History Project

Chaldean Oral History Project

Potawatomi Interpretive Homestead

Potawatomi Interpretive Homestead

Finding a New Home in America

Finding a New Home in America

HerStory Project

HerStory Project

Passage to Paradise

Passage to Paradise

Living Oral History

Living Oral History

Fountain of the Pioneers Public Education Project

Fountain of the Pioneers Public Education Project

A History of Tribal Gaming in Baraga County

A History of Tribal Gaming in Baraga County

Controlling the Narrative

Controlling the Narrative

Great Writers Project

Great Writers Project

Michigan Women Who Made a Difference

Michigan Women Who Made a Difference

Nuestra Historia, Nuestra Voz

Nuestra Historia, Nuestra Voz

Manda-Bee-Kee Dance Troupe Documentary

Manda-Bee-Kee Dance Troupe Documentary

D-Versity: Caridad in the Communidad

D-Versity: Caridad in the Communidad

Cultural Scripts

Cultural Scripts

A History of Hartford Memorial Baptist Church

A History of Hartford Memorial Baptist Church

Holland Park Transformation Project

Holland Park Transformation Project

A History of Muslims in Macomb County

A History of Muslims in Macomb County

Cultural Exchange Coldwater

Cultural Exchange Coldwater

Heritage, Culture, Social Justice and Pride Project

Heritage, Culture, Social Justice and Pride Project

Many Stories – One Heritage

Many Stories – One Heritage

Healing the Past through Tradition, Arts, and Culture

Healing the Past through Tradition, Arts, and Culture

Hubert: His-Story

Hubert: His-Story

Never Alone in Detroit

Never Alone in Detroit

Germans and Latinos of Lenawee: Finding Home

Germans and Latinos of Lenawee: Finding Home

Dibajimooyang: Telling Our Story

Dibajimooyang: Telling Our Story

Native Treaties, Shared Rights

Native Treaties, Shared Rights

Detroit Latinos: How We Got Here, How We Live Here

Detroit Latinos: How We Got Here, How We Live Here

Grandma’s Voice

Grandma’s Voice

Black Voices from Copper Country

Black Voices from Copper Country

Teen Leaders in the Arts

Teen Leaders in the Arts

Anishnaabek Art: Gift of the Great Lakes

Anishnaabek Art: Gift of the Great Lakes

The Relocation Photographs of Ansel Adams

The Relocation Photographs of Ansel Adams

Digital Detroit: Visual Stories of Migration, Immigration, and Displacement

Digital Detroit: Visual Stories of Migration, Immigration, and Displacement

From the Blog

Behold the Power of Objects

Museums have long used objects to reach and teach, and to draw their audiences closer. When the Harbor Springs Area Historical Society was presented with the opportunity to display a large private collection of Native artifacts last year, we jumped at the chance. This...