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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

VIDEOS: We opened our flagship store at Pike Place Market!

We finally launched the Eighth Generation flagship store in Seattle's Pike Place Market!  Located in the Atrium - just above the famous Gum Wall - this little gem represents many years of hard work and saving. We created these video logs to share our journey with you. Enjoy! Episode 1Louie checks in on some projects around Seattle - then goes before the Pike Place Historical Commission to request approval for the 21-foot art installation on the wall above the store! Episode 2Join the team for staff training, and watch us - finally! - tear down the paper covering the store..  - Read More

Product Design Internship - Spring 2016

Do you want to learn what it takes to be a full time designer? Do you want to participate in the development of highly unique products from scratch through to distribution? This is your opportunity to get exposure to ideas, networks, and processes that usually take decades to develop. We are looking for a self-starter with a strong interest in arts entrepreneurship and community service to help develop our growing line of Native-designed products. Eighth Generation’s focus for 2016 will be the development of our blankets, home decor and accessories in preparation for launching the first Eighth Generation brick and..  - Read More

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