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ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • Establishment of the Nearly New Boutique; all sales go to support language revitalization. Volunteers staff the Nearly New Boutique, all merchandise is donated, and the facility has been generously donated.

  • Sponsored funding for Montessori Training at the Faithkeeper School

  • Sponsored scholarship for one immersion student

  • Sponsored a Six-Week Immersion Hybrid class for language teachers

  • Partnered with the Salamanca City School District who then provided 10 iPads for the Faithkeeper language program

  • Sponsored funding for two language teachers to attend a Professional Development seminar

    • These two students then wrote & submitted a grant application in partnership with Agwadeyësta Do:ge:h!

  • Sponsored the Iroquois Dance Theater presentation of Skywoman, The Iroquois Creation Story

  • M&T Bank sponsored Annual Meat Raffle fundraiser

  • School Supplies Drive in partnership with Cattaraugus County Bank

Agwadeyësta’ Do:gë:h will build on these strengths:

  • Our Elders and traditional community for their love of language and dedication to our Way of Life

  • Immersion Method of teaching language

  • Past experience and “Best Practices”

  • Talent and dedication of current teachers and students

  • Energy and spirit created by new language learners

  • Language experiences of our Haudenosaunee relatives

  • Professional Development for language teachers

Agwadeyësta’ Do:gë:h is looking for:

  • Increased community participation in language, cultural, and art programs

  • Continued support of fundraising efforts

  • Motivated members of the Board of Directors

  • Volunteers (we just can’t thank them enough)

  • Your continued encouragement, positivity and trust