English Professor Wins NEH Grant for Indigenous New England Writing Project

Siobhan Senier

Associate Professor of English Siobhan Senier has won a $39,655 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities for her project titled, Writing of Indigenous New England: Building Partnerships for the Preservation of Regional Native American Literature. The project will tackle collaborative planning for creating access, through an online portal, to regional Native American writings held by small tribal archives across New England. Three pilot projects to test workflow for digitizing these materials will be undertaken and protocols and agreements for future collaborative work drafted.

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