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Building a new generation of Indigenous scholars, teachers and leaders 

Gila River Early Educators Attaining Teaching Excellence (GRE2ATE)
Professional Development Grant from the U.S. Department of Education/Office of Indian Education
Principal investigator: Bryan Brayboy
Project director: Deborah Chadwick 

The Pueblo Indian Doctoral Project
Support from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, Santa Fe Community Foundation, Chamiza Foundation, McCune Foundation
Co-principal investigators: Bryan Brayboy and Liz Sumida Huaman, in partnership with The Leadership Institute, Santa Fe Indian School

The Arizona Four Corners Teacher Preparation Project (2010-2014)
$1.1M grant from the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Indian Education
Principal investigator: Bryan Brayboy
Co-principal investigator: Teresa McCarty 
Project director: Lindsey Cook

Project Mashchamtham: Native Early-Childhood Education Teachers for Arizona's Indian Children (2009-2013)
$1.3M grant from the U.S. Department of Education
Principal Investigator: Bryan Brayboy
Co-principal investigators: Mary Eunice Romero-Little, Elizabeth Blue Swadener
Project director: Deborah Chadwick 

COMPUGIRLS: A Culturally Relevant Technology Program for Girls
$853,000 grant from NSF-EHR
Principal Investigator: Kimberly A. Scott
Co-principal Investigators: Bryan Brayboy, Elisabeth Hayes, Jenefer Husman, Sethuraman Panchanathan

Connecting Arizona and Alaska: An Exploration of Partnerships Relating to Indigenous Education and Leadership  (2008-2009)
Grant project with University of Alaska Fairbanks
Principal Investigator: Bryan Brayboy

 

Cultivating leading edge research grounded in Indigenous knowledge  

Documenting Critically Endangered Mojave Bird Songs in Authentic Cultural Contexts (2011-2012)
$25,000 from NSF, Rapid Response Research grant (RAPID)
Principal Investigator: Teresa McCarty

School(ing) Girls: Localizing Transnational Gender Identities in Kenya's Maasailand  (Spring 2011)
$12,000 seed grant, from Arizona State University's Institute for Humanities Research
Project directors: Larisa Warhol and Heather Switzer 

Promising Practices and Partnerships in Indian Education: The Puente de Hózhó Case Study (2009-2011)
CIE-funded study (formerly under contract to Kauffman Associates Inc. of Spokane, Wash.), to address the mandate of Executive Order 13336 (April 30, 2004) to assess the role of Native language and culture on AI/AN student achievement.
Principal investigator: Teresa McCarty
Co-principal investigator: Bryan Brayboy