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2017 BLANKET DESIGN CONTEST!

Check out our contest video featuring former Studio Assistant Sequoia (Navajo) and share with the artists in your life. If you know an indigenous artist that's got what it takes to design a beautiful blanket, we want to help them make that happen! How to Apply Just send electronic copies of your work and a personal statement to info@eighthgeneration.com. All submissions must be the sole original work of the submitting artist. Images should be .jpg file type, no more than 2MB in size. Include tribal affiliation, website, and social media links. Personal statement should highlight how your story aligns with..  - Read More

Best of 2016: The Year in Pictures

What a huge year for Eighth Generation! With the support of our friends, family, and community across the continent, we’ve grown - and given back - more than we ever dreamed. Here's some of the highlights of a truly incredible year. 8. Mayor's Arts AwardThis summer, Louie was named as a finalist for the Mayor’s Art Award alongside three other "creative visionaries" in the Seattle area. Louie's innovative business model and merger of cultural elements shines through in pieces like "Guardians", a variation of which was commissioned by the mayor as a gift for the President of China. 7. Community..  - Read More

Celebrating 2016: Gifting Blankets on the Streets of Seattle

Giving back is important to us. Throughout 2016, we were able to do this in many ways, including short notice contributions to Standing Rock, numerous donations to non-profit organizations and cultural events, and our ongoing partnership with the Evergreen Longhouse that led to the Thunderbird Arrives blanket. However, this is the first time we've ever taken our gifting game to the streets! Watch as some of our younger staff members - Jorge, Kelly, Stephanie, and Kimberly - decide what to do with stack of beautiful Eighth Generation wool blankets on a cold winter day.        - Read More

Groundbreakers: Eighth Generation x B.Yellowtail

Eighth Generation and B.YELLOWTAIL Announce New Wool Blanket “Groundbreakers” Collaboration Eighth Generation, a Seattle-based small business that has become the first Native –owned company to offer wool blankets, and which recently opened a flagship store in the Pike Place Market, is excited to announce the release of a new wool blanket, a result of our partnership with designer Bethany Yellowtail (Crow/Northern Cheyenne). The All My Relations wool blanket is the first offering from Eighth Generation’s new “Groundbreakers” Collection, a collaboration between Eighth Generation and well-established Native American artists and designers. The All My Relations blanket features designs of the Apsaalooke (Crow)..  - Read More

Meet Kyle and Michele Reyes, Inspired Natives Project Collaborators!

How many couples do you know who, between them, work full-time jobs, serve on three community boards, operate a photography business, teach several college courses, raise six children, and still find time to create incredible cultural art? Well, now you know one: Eighth Generation is pleased to announce our newest Inspired Natives Project collaborators, husband-and-wife duo Kyle and Michele Reyes! In addition to being a dad, husband, and artist, Kyle (Hawaiian/Japanese/Filipino) is the Special Assistant to the President for Inclusion and Assistant Professor of Education at Utah Valley University (UVU) and conducts workshops to give underrepresented youth a platform to..  - Read More

Help Us Name this Room! (and Win...)

Although Eighth Generation's brick and mortar store at Pike Place Market has been open since early September, we haven't had a chance to address some essential tasks because we've been working nonstop. One of those is finding a catchy and meaningful name for the versatile meeting/gallery space adjacent to our store, and we need your help. Please watch the video below and share your suggestions for the room name here on our blog, Facebook page, Instagram or Youtube. If we choose your suggestion, we will send you a generous Eighth Generation care package worth over $300.  Contests ends when we..  - Read More

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