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Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities: 40 Years

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Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities celebrates its 40th anniversary with a major report

This report "reflects 40 years of groundbreaking investment—of both public and private dollars—and impact" throughout Louisiana.

Posted: June 17, 2012
Indiana Humanities' "Spirit of Competition" exhibition

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Join the team. See Indiana Humanities' "Spirit of Competition" traveling exhibition

Is there any aspect of your life that doesn't have some element of competition in it? Indiana Humanities thinks that there probably isn't.

Posted: May 29, 2012
Maryland Humanities Council 2012 Chautauqua characters. Drawings by Tom Chalkley

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A little history for the summer. Six weeks of patriotic holidays.

Memorial Day, celebrated in 2012 on May 28, begins six weeks of patriotic celebrations that carry through to the Fourth of July festivities.

Posted: May 23, 2012
Elvis Presley with fans in Hawai'i

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We Go Jam in Hawai'i

Hawai'i Council for the Humanities sponsors an anthology that celebrates the music of Hawai'i through the "voices" of the islands' leading writers and musicians.

Posted: May 15, 2012
Teens in 2011's Idea Lab

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Introducing Idea Lab

What do you get when you combine two popular programs for Oregon students and teachers? Oregon Humanities' Idea Lab.

Posted: May 8, 2012
A student looking at one of the donated books from Project Turn the Page

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Project Turn the Page books delivered in Alabama

Following the devastating tornadoes of April 2011, The Alabama Humanities Foundation launched Project Turn the Page, delivering over 2,000 books to local schools and libraries damaged by the storms.

Posted: April 23, 2012
May Sarton

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Maine Celebrates May Sarton

Writer May Sarton will be honored at a symposium celebrating the centennial of her birth.

Posted: April 19, 2012
Ojibwe woman with container of wild rice, 1940.

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Treaties Still Matter in Minnesota

"I understand what you want... from the few words I have heard you speak. You want land."

Posted: April 3, 2012
Henry Outlaw (left) and Luther Brown created the Emmett Till exhibit

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Remembering Emmett Till and the Spark that Lit the Civil Rights Movement

The Emmett Till story is more than the brutal murder of a 14 year old African American boy in the Mississippi Delta in the 1950s. ... It is the story of a spark that ignited the fires of the Civil Rights Movement.

Posted: March 19, 2012
Super Kids, Super Welcome: Congratulations Hamilton County

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Super Bowl, Super Council

On February 5, 2012, the city of Indianapolis, Indiana played host to Super Bowl XLVI and thanks to Indiana Humanities, this year's game lead to an unlikely partnership...humanities and football.

Posted: February 7, 2012