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2019 Partnership Capacity Building Grant Recipients


Village of Bacavi

Village of Bacavi, Arizona

Project Title: Paaqavi Canyon Restoration

Project Leader: Danise Gomez

"Terrace garden & spring area project, repair preexisting terrace garden area, building walls and cleaning trails"

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Village of Tewa

Polacca, Arizona

Project Title: Awakening the Seeds

Project Leader: Valerie Nuvayestewa

"Awakening the Seeds, teach the young ones how to

garden & farm with a solar passive greenhouse, beginner garden classes, fruit tree planting, preparing traditional dishes, picking neeveni, and create Sayah/So'oh cookbooks"


Ancestral Lands - Hopi

Multiple locations on Hopi

Project Title: Ancestral Lands Hopi Farm Crew

Project Leader: Marshall Masayesva

"Expand crew structures and administrative support to meet community and member needs through farm programming and improved nutrition options"


Moenkopi Senior Center

Moenkopi, Arizona

Project Title: Moenkopi Senior Center Garden Project

Project Leader: Evanette Sockyma

"Project was chosen for the seniors as an

activity as well as providing health education,

food preparations, and community involvement"

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