Tag: Eyak Preservation Council

10/14/09

Well-Deserved Kudos for Dune Lankard

Now on the Rex Web site is a great article from Indian Country Today about Dune Lankard, the founder of Rex grantee Eyak Preservation Council (EPC). This photograph of me with Dune Lankard and Carol Hoover, EPC Executive Director, was taken on August 10, 2009 at the 5-Mile House in Cordova, AK, home base of […]

10/12/09

Glad to See Kudos to Dune Lankard

(October 12, 2009) Rex Foundation executive director Sandy Sohcot writes: This past Friday, thanks to Carol Hoover of the Eyak Preservation Council (EPC), I read the Indian Country Today article headlined “Dune Lankard – Hero of the Planet.” The article describes how Dune’s experience with and response to the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill catalyzed […]

01/04/09

2008 Rex Awards and September 2008 Grants Announced

The 2008 Rex Awards and September 2008 Grants were announced. Please check them out to learn about these great organizations and their causes.

11/02/08

2008 Grantee Profiles

Ali Akbar College of Music 215 West End Avenue San Rafael, CA 94901 www.aacm.org 2008 RALPH J. GLEASON AWARD. The mission of the Ali Akbar College of Music is to teach, perform and preserve the classical music of North India, specifically the Seni Baba Allauddin Gharana (tradition), and to offer this great musical legacy to […]

09/29/08

2008 Grants

JazzMasters Workshop (2007 Jerry Garcia Award) $10,000 Allen Toussaint(2007 Ralph J. Gleason Award) $10,000 Hearts of Gold $5,000 Nextcourse $3,500 Rhythmix Cultural Works $3,000 Seeing Peace – Richard Kamler, Artist $2,500 Family of Woodstock $774 HeadCount $5,000 KindTree Productions $3,600 Morgantown High School Music Department  $1656 Plumas County Save our Schools Program (SOS) $2,689 University High School Music Department $1,657 Ali […]