Support Indigenous Youth Leadership Exchanges

 
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  • Support Indigenous Youth Leadership Exchanges has made updates to their project page.
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  • Support Indigenous Youth Leadership Exchanges has received 9 donations
    • 1 year ago
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  • Support Indigenous Youth Leadership Exchanges posted a progress report
    Altai throat-singers perfomr at annual national gathering
    By - Carol Hiltner - President, Altai Mir University
    For several years, with your help, we have enabled talented young throat-singers to continue their career path. Throat-singing is essential to the survival of the at-risk Altai culture. Now it is time for the summer cultural gathering of the Altai people at Elo Village in the Onguday District. Our young singers perform...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Support Indigenous Youth Leadership Exchanges posted a progress report
    Your donation will be matched at 30% if you donate NOW!
    By - Carol Hiltner - President, Altai Mir University
    Today is GlobalGiving "Matching Day" and the indigenous Altai youths who are dedicating their lives to sustaining their sacred culture will receive an extra 30% matching bonus with your donation. The matching starts at 9am ET and goes until the matching funds are all allocated, which usually takes not more than half a...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Support Indigenous Youth Leadership Exchanges posted a progress report
    Check your e-mail tomorrow to boost your donation!
    By - Carol Hiltner - President, Altai Mir University
    Tomorrow, your donation will be matched at 30%! This is a great opportunity to support the young Altai throat-singers who are, truly, the hope for the future of their at-risk culture. These youths, coming out of situations of extreme financial lack, are winning national contests. They deserve to have a chance to fulfill...
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  • Support Indigenous Youth Leadership Exchanges posted a progress report
    Altai youth shines in St. Petersburg
    By - Carol Hiltner - President, Altai Mir University
    Viktor, one of our gifted young throat-singers was invited to a national festival in St. Petersburg. It was his chance to shine -- and shine he did, winning first place in the throat-singing contest. But it was only with donations through GlobalGiving that he had travel money to go. We were very grateful for the resources...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Support Indigenous Youth Leadership Exchanges posted a progress report
    Help us keep on keepin' on
    By - Carol Hiltner - President, Altai Mir University
    The most urgent need that we've been focusing on has been to provide support to enable promising young Altai throat-singers to continue their training. The throat-singers are the traditional keepers of culture and history for the Altai people, and as such, their development as leaders is crucial to the survival of the...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Support Indigenous Youth Leadership Exchanges has received 8 donations
    • 2 years ago
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  • Support Indigenous Youth Leadership Exchanges posted a progress report
    Help Viktor save his cultural throat-singing heritage
    By - Carol Hiltner - President, Altai Mir University
    Viktor is a seventeen-year-old throat-singing phenomenon. He's also a joyful ambassador for Altai culture, as he works with the children in the Ust Koksa district. To reach his full potential, Viktor needs our financial help -- for traditional instruments and performance costuming, as well as for training. He'll be working...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Support Indigenous Youth Leadership Exchanges posted a progress report
    A New Crop of Talented Throat-Singers Needs Help
    By - Carol Hiltner - President, Altai Mir University
    Thank you for supporting Indigenous youth leadership exchanges. Our current emphasis is on supporting Altai students of traditional music, especially throat-singing, to complete their university studies so they can contribute to their communities as professional sound-healers and carriers of culture. A representative for a...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Support Indigenous Youth Leadership Exchanges posted a progress report
    Professional Costumes for Young Throat-Singers
    By - Carol Hiltner - President, Altai Mir University
    The young Altai throat-singers whose education we have been supporting have been continuing to perform to accolades at regional ethnic music competitions. The revival of throat-singing is central to the continuing viability of the Altai culture, because throat-singers are the keepers/transmitters of the oral history. And...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Support Indigenous Youth Leadership Exchanges posted a progress report
    Young Altai throat-singers go international
    By - Carol Hiltner - President, Altai Mir University
    Donors to Altai Mir University have been providing stipends to enable extraordinarily talented, but financial destitute young Altai musicians to continue their university training as professional musicians. This summer, members of the International Altai Expedition were treated to wonderful concerts (see videos) Alan...
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  • Support Indigenous Youth Leadership Exchanges has received 2 donations
    • 3 years ago
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  • Support Indigenous Youth Leadership Exchanges posted a progress report
    Sponsored youth to throat-sing in Spain
    By - Carol Hiltner - President, Altai Mir University
    We are proud to announce that Alan, who won top honors at a regional throat-singing contest during the winter, has been invited to Spain to perform. This is a MAJOR opportunity for this promising young man. However, he needs your help to get there. Even a small donation makes a huge difference as Alan dedicates his life to...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Support Indigenous Youth Leadership Exchanges posted a progress report
    Altai Youth Win Top Honors
    By - Carol Hiltner - President, Altai Mir University
    For a couple of years, we (and you) have been providing support for a promising group of young Altai leaders who are dedicated to serving their communities (and the world) through the tradition of "throat-singing." Throat-singing is not, primarily entertainment. Rather, it serves two fundamentally necessary purposes within...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Support Indigenous Youth Leadership Exchanges posted a progress report
    Local youth join our trek to sacred Mt. Belukha
    By - Carol Hiltner - President, Altai Mir University
    Thank you for your support of our indigenous youth leadership exchanges. Generally, the local indigenous Altai people keep their distance from their many sacred mountains. However, in the past decade, they have been regularly tapped as guides and horsemen for Russian and foreign tourists, so the local youth are interested...
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  • Support Indigenous Youth Leadership Exchanges has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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Organization

Altai Mir University

Shoreline, WA, United States
http://www.AltaiMir.org

Project Leader

Carol Hiltner

Founder
Seattle, Washington United States

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