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2013 annual meeting presentation

  1. 1. Warp hole to the Gamma Quadrant (taking us to the next level) The Extreme History Project 2013 Annual MeetingUnearthing the Past at the Crossroads of Cultures
  2. 2. Your Mission (If you choose to accept it) To explore strange new worlds of the past To seek out new life and civilizations To boldly go where no historian or archaeologist has gone before!Unearthing the Past at the Crossroads of Cultures
  3. 3. Business in the Front (Party in the Back)Unearthing the Past at the Crossroads of Cultures
  4. 4. Building our Boardo Board Roleso Board Responsibilitieso Your personal vision for X Ho Adding Board Memberso Potential board memberso The future of X HUnearthing the Past at the Crossroads of Cultures
  5. 5. X H Foundations and philosophyUnearthing the Past at the Crossroads of Cultures
  6. 6. The Historical Activist ManifestoWe, the Historical Activists, are committed to bringing culturestogether through dialogue, history, archaeology, stories or ANYMEANS NECESSARY ;Eradicating ignorance and promoting unity through education andinteraction;connecting people with places and objects thatexpress the HISTORICAL MOMENT;Exploring and creating new avenues of transmitting knowledge;Actively engaging in political / social REVOLUTIONARYPARADIGM SHIFTS;Committing RANDOM ACTS OF HISTORY.Unearthing the Past at the Crossroads of Cultures
  7. 7. Unearthing the Past at the Crossroads of Cultures
  8. 8. Assumptions and Theories o Theoretical Foundations of Historical Activism o Cultural / historical Trauma o Cultural Identity Theory o Community Engagement] o Democratic Education o Restorative JusticeUnearthing the Past at the Crossroads of Cultures
  9. 9. Organization Goals o To preserve, research, engage and educate about the history and site of Fort Parker. o To build an understanding of foundational and theoretical principles which support The Extreme History Project mission and philosophy o Te educate the public about the importance of an understadning of history to community, policy and society o To create an Extreme History Model for other organizations and communities to followUnearthing the Past at the Crossroads of Cultures
  10. 10. 2013 Goals o Secure purchase of Fort Parker by the Conservancy o Finish first draft of Fort Parker book and Photo Essay book o Start funding, filming and editing Documentary o Complete 2nd Oral History Project o Montana Historical Society Research under James Bradley Fellowship o Denver Archives research under National Archives Fellowship o Present research and Montana Archaeological Society and Montana Historical Society ConferencesUnearthing the Past at the Crossroads of Cultures
  11. 11. Administration The Extreme History Project’ 2013 Annual MeetingUnearthing the Past at the Crossroads of Cultures
  12. 12. Board Members• Marsha Fulton – President• Scott Carpenter Vice President• Crystal Alegria Treasurer• Kevin Kooistra Secretary• Shane Doyle Unearthing the Past at the Crossroads of Cultures
  13. 13. Volunteers and Interns • Shelley Bluejay Pierce: P R Director • Tessa Switzer: Transcription Coordinator • Victoria Bochniak: Transcription S[pecialist • Cheri Botic: Transcription Specialist • Jenna Vater: Event Coordinator • Kelly Mildenberger: Membership Director • Tracy Livingston: social Media Director • Weston Arnold: Research Specialist • Abbey Nelson: Documentary Producer / Editor • Beth Naert: Event Coordinator • Betsy Garten: InternUnearthing the Past at the Crossroads of Cultures
  14. 14. Professional Associates• Shelley Bluejay Pierce• Adam Sings in the Timber• Patty Hooker• Tim McCleary• Tim Urbaniak• Tom Rust• Project Archaeology• JoAnne ShenandoahUnearthing the Past at the Crossroads of Cultures
  15. 15. our Public Interface The Extreme History Project 2013 Annual MeetingUnearthing the Past at the Crossroads of Cultures
  16. 16. Our Brand • Post-apocalyptic, urban industrial grungeUnearthing the Past at the Crossroads of Cultures
  17. 17. Social MediaWordpressFacebookTwitterPinterestRazooCafe PressMailchimpSquidooUnearthing the Past at the Crossroads of Cultures
  18. 18. Wordpress• Goals: Primary online interface for information sharing to market, raise awareness and fundraise for Fort Parker Purchase Fort Parker: The First Crow Agency• Status: Cruising!Unearthing the Past at the Crossroads of Cultures
  19. 19. Facebook• Goals: Build direct access to our market, drive traffic to our websites• The Extreme History Project o237 likes• Fort Parker: The First Crow Agency o261 likes Status: gaining altitude!Unearthing the Past at the Crossroads of Cultures
  20. 20. Twitter• Goals: expedited communication to our market, Backlinks increases SEO and drives traffic to our website• 104 followers• Status: getting bearingsUnearthing the Past at the Crossroads of Cultures
  21. 21. Pinterest• Goals: Backlinks increases SEO and drives traffic to our website• Status: getting bearingsUnearthing the Past at the Crossroads of Cultures
  22. 22. Razoo• Goals: increase funding through easy online donation interface• Accessed on website and Facebook• Status: Speed bump: rate increaseUnearthing the Past at the Crossroads of Cultures
  23. 23. Cafe Press• Goals: fundraising through merchandise sales, Backlinks increases SEO and drives traffic to our website• Status: Holding PatternUnearthing the Past at the Crossroads of Cultures
  24. 24. Mailchimp• Goals: User-friendly bulk email for direct communication to market• Accessible online sign-up to mailing list• Status: Cruising!Unearthing the Past at the Crossroads of Cultures
  25. 25. Squidoo• Goals: Online fundraising through adshare and sales, Backlinks increases SEO and drives traffic to our website• Lenses:• Great Gifts for Archaeologists• Status: Rocking and Rolling!• The History Shop• Status: needs altitudeUnearthing the Past at the Crossroads of Cultures
  26. 26. Our Virtual Future• Project Campaigns:• Community Giving• Kickstarter• Indiegogo• Facebook Giving• Crowdrise• Give2GetherUnearthing the Past at the Crossroads of Cultures
  27. 27. Advertising and Public Relations• Radio PSA: KGLT, NPRUnearthing the Past at the Crossroads of Cultures
  28. 28. Merchandising• T-shirts• Totebags• Coffee mugs• Journals• Stickers• MagnetsUnearthing the Past at the Crossroads of Cultures
  29. 29. Informational Materials• Brochures• Posters• Bookmarks• PostcardsUnearthing the Past at the Crossroads of Cultures
  30. 30. Events o The 2013 Extreme History Lecture Series o Memories Along the Madison Bus TourUnearthing the Past at the Crossroads of Cultures
  31. 31. Press• History Gets Extreme with New Non-Profit November 16, 2011 Livingston Enterprise• National and Local Groups Raising Money to purchase historic Fort Parker site August 1, 2012, Livingston Enterprise• Saving History: Sharing the Shadow of Sheep Mountain: Extreme History Preserves Crow Site.• September 2, 2012, Bozeman Chronicle• Extreme History Project Wins Award• September 18, 2012 Livingston Enterprise• Extreme History Project Wins Award• September 23, 2012 Bozeman Chronicle• Uncensored History Project Oultining Crow Indian Agency and Fort Parker Wins Outstanding Tribal Preservation Award in Montana• November 5, 2012 Indian Country TodayUnearthing the Past at the Crossroads of Cultures
  32. 32. Show me the Money The Extreme History Project 2013 Annual MeetingUnearthing the Past at the Crossroads of Cultures
  33. 33. Our Financial Philosophy• Private funding for all administrative and promotional expenses• Government and corporate funding for projects only• We retain control of our voice!Unearthing the Past at the Crossroads of Cultures
  34. 34. Funding• Membership• Merchandise Sales• Events• Donations• Online• Passive• Grants (projects)Unearthing the Past at the Crossroads of Cultures
  35. 35. The Historical Activist League Join the League, Change the world! The Extreme History Project www.extremehistory.wordpress.comUnearthing the Past at the Crossroads of Cultures extremehistoryproject@yahoo.com
  36. 36. Bam! Hit us with a $20 and you’re in! Just like that. Receive our quarterly newsletter, a bookmark and our eternal gratitude! Hey, do us a solid and shoot us $40. We’ll send you a bookmark, sticker and quarterly newsletter along with our eternal gratitude! We know a stone cold fox like you won’t settle for just a sticker. Send us $60 and we’ll throw in our cool magnet too along with our eternal gratitude! We’re going to funk you up at the $80 level and add an exclusively designed Extreme History journal to keep track of all your funky ideas! Use it with our eternal gratitude! BUT WAIT! THERE’S MORE!!Unearthing the Past at the Crossroads of Cultures
  37. 37. We think your $100 support is DY-NO-MITE and to show you how we feel, we’re going to give you your choice of our cool t-shirt or tote bag to round out our basic premium package and free admission to our exclusive Members-only event! This all comes to you with our eternal gratitude! Your totally radical $200 gets you an exclusively designed coffee mug along with our basic premium package! Free admission to our exclusive Members-only event. And of course, our eternal gratitude! Gnarly, dude! Your wicked great gift of $500 gets you free admission to our exclusive members-only annual event along with our basic premium package and our eternal gratitude, my pretties!Unearthing the Past at the Crossroads of Cultures WE’RE NOT DONE YET!!
  38. 38. $1000 Member Benefits •Our exclusive “Righteous dude” membership card •Our quarterly newsletter •A full premium package including custom designed t-shirt, tote bag and coffee mug •Free admission to our annual Members-Only annual event. •Our Eternal Gratitude! $2000 Member Benefits •Our exclusive Superfly membership card •Our quarterly newsletter •A full premium package including custom designed t-shirt, tote bag and coffee mug •Free admission to our annual Members-Only annual event. •Corporate sponsorship of an Extreme History Event. •Our Eternal Gratitude!Unearthing the Past at the Crossroads of Cultures HOW ABOUT ONE MORE!
  39. 39. Our Most Exclusive Membership Level for the Discriminating Supporter $5000 Member Benefits •Our special James Bond style membership card •Our quarterly newsletter •A full premium package including a special custom designed t-shirt, tote bag and coffee mug •Free admission to all Extreme History Events including our special Members-Only annual event. •A free weekend package at the Mission Ranch Lodge outside of Livingston Montana. •Corporate logos on our website and printed materials. •Corporate sponsorship of an Extreme History event. •Our Eternal Gratitude!Unearthing the Past at the Crossroads of Cultures
  40. 40. Merchandise Sales• Conferences• Livingston Farmer’s Market• EventsUnearthing the Past at the Crossroads of Cultures
  41. 41. Fundraising Events oMadison Bus Tour oExtreme History at Story Mansion o‘Extreme Garage Sale oHoliday Craft SalesUnearthing the Past at the Crossroads of Cultures
  42. 42. Online• Razoo• Cafe Press• Paypal• SquidooUnearthing the Past at the Crossroads of Cultures
  43. 43. Passive o Squidoo o Ad sales on website?Unearthing the Past at the Crossroads of Cultures
  44. 44. Grants (projects) oHumanities Montana oArchaeological Conservancy oMontana Department of TransportationUnearthing the Past at the Crossroads of Cultures
  45. 45. Projects The Extreme History Project 2013 Annual MeetingUnearthing the Past at the Crossroads of Cultures
  46. 46. o 501c3 Landed o 2012 Oral History Project o Archaeological Conservancy contract with Fort Parker o Fort Parker Website o 2012 Lecture Series o Fort Parker series: Livingston Current o Fort Parker and the Bozeman Economy” article in the Ghost town Newsletter o Mission Creek Fundraiser o Proposal and acceptance to Humanities Montana Conversations o Fort Parker 3D Imaging, magnetometry, GPS and photogrammetry o Crow Elders visit 107th club o Fort Parker installation at Mission Ranch Lodge o Established Social Media presence o MAS P{oster credit• Unearthing the Past at the Crossroads of Cultures
  47. 47. o Fort Parker Book Launchedo Original document transcriptionso Documentary and supplemental booko Early Crow Agencies photo booko 2013 Oral History Projecto Can History be a Tool for Social Dialogue? Fort Parker and the Extreme History Project Humanities Montana Conversationso 2013 Virginia City Field Schoolo Technology Reveals Secrets at the Site of Fort Parker, the First Crow Agency, Park County, Motnana MAS Papero MHS James Bradley Fellowship for Fort Parker and the Bozeman Economy presentation and articleo National Archives research fellowship: Denver Archiveso Anathema: The Historical Activist Quarterly MagazineUnearthing the Past at the Crossroads of Cultures
  48. 48. Fort Parker Book o Chapter outline Completed o Preface, Chapters 1-3 completed to draft form o Chapters 4 & 5 in the works o Document Transcriptions• Status: Gaining altitudeUnearthing the Past at the Crossroads of Cultures
  49. 49. Documentary and Book o Footage shot:  Shane’s day at 2nd Agency  Shane on ancestral land  Oral history interviews o Director / Editor: Abbey Nelson o Researching funding resources o PBS interested o Supplemental book Status: ready for lift offUnearthing the Past at the Crossroads of Cultures
  50. 50. Early Crow Agencies Photo Book o Collaboration with Patty Hooker o Looking for online funding o Working on budget o Researching publishing options• Status: On the launchpadUnearthing the Past at the Crossroads of Cultures
  51. 51. 2013 Oral History Project o Proposal completed o $10,000 Grant submitted to Humanities Montana o Personnel secured• Status: Waiting for GoUnearthing the Past at the Crossroads of Cultures
  52. 52. Can History be a tool for Social dialogue? Humanities Montana Conversations• Presentation Proposal Accepted• Finalizing details• Preparing to market• Status: final countdownUnearthing the Past at the Crossroads of Cultures
  53. 53. 2013 Virginia City Field School• Jenna Vater Coordinator• Nancy Mahoney and MSU on board• Finalizing accreditation• Other Departments?• Status: setback – Lost Kate! Unearthing the Past at the Crossroads of Cultures
  54. 54. MAS Paper• Technology Reveals Secrets at the Site of Fort Parker, the First Crow Agency, Park County, Montana• Abstract finalization and submission• Status: launchedUnearthing the Past at the Crossroads of Cultures
  55. 55. presentation and article for MHS• Fort Parker and the Bozeman Economy• Applying for James Bradley Fellowship• Article in draft form• Article for Montana Magazine of Western History• Presentation at Montana Historical Society Conference• Status: gaining altitudeUnearthing the Past at the Crossroads of Cultures
  56. 56. Anathema: The Historical Activist Quarterly• Status: Launch date set– July, 2013Unearthing the Past at the Crossroads of Cultures
  57. 57. This Just In!• NEH Landmark Workshops Grant: Apsaalooke Nation Influences on the American West• We have been asked to participate!Unearthing the Past at the Crossroads of Cultures
  58. 58. On the launchpad o Online Digital Archive o Cemetery Stories and workshop o Extreme History Press o Extreme History Course o Historical Activist Handbook o Extreme History Conference o Administrative Handbook o Grooming the next generation o Video PSA o Community Story Telling o Fort Parker Community Connections o Fort Parker interpretive center o Fort Parker phase 2 purchaseUnearthing the Past at the Crossroads of Cultures
  59. 59. Montana Preservation Alliance Excellence in Preservation AwardUnearthing the Past at the Crossroads of Cultures
  60. 60. Federation Credits The Extreme History Project 2013 Annual MeetingUnearthing the Past at the Crossroads of Cultures

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