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Market, Music, and Archaeology Projects Receive Humanities Council Funds

Feb. 14, 2005 – The V.I. Humanities Council, through its Community Grants program, has awarded major and minor grants to nonprofit entities whose projects promote the humanities.
The projects granted funding include:
The St. Croix Foundation for Community Development, awarded $3,500 for the "Market Women & Sunday Market Square" project, which is one of the events celebrating Christiansted market square renovations.
The Alton Augustus Adams Music Research Institute, granted $4,650 in support of a summit with events on all three islands. "Cultural Traditions of the Virgin Islands: Dissemination and Educating" will feature a lecture and panel discussion and other events, including a teachers' workshop.
St. Croix Landmark Society, awarded $3,869.15 for a "Mock Archaeological Dig" designed to give 5th- and 6th-grade students an interactive and hands-on approach to the field of archaeology.
The V.I. Humanities Council is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization, with the mission of providing opportunities for the diverse population of the Virgin Islands to participate in humanities programs which promote a love of learning, encourage dialogue, enhance understanding and broaden people's judgment. For further information, call the council at 776-4044.

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