February 08, 2014
This hands-on workshop is a collaboration between Louie Gong (Nooksack), founder of Eighth Generation, and the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian. It highlights Louie's Mockups (www.getmockups.com) as case study for exploring critical issues in Native arts entrepreneurship. With purposeful attention to identity and culture throughout, we will discuss the process of taking an idea from initial conception through prototyping, manufacturing, and online marketing. Participants will have an opportunity to share their project ideas and receive constructive feedback from the group. Our goal is to encourage Native artists and entrepreneurs to explore innovative, values-based art and business projects.
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Date: March 01, 2014 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Location: Louie’s studio in historic Chinatown (Seattle)
Cost of Attendance: Free
Application: Space is limited. See How to Apply (below)
Fees and Supplies
The workshop and supplies are offered free of charge. Travel, lodging, parking or meals are not covered.
How to Apply
Submit a Statement of Interest (500 words or less) via email by February 20, 2014. Please include a description of your work to date and reference to the skills and knowledge areas that you would like to develop in the next year: firstname.lastname@example.org
Comments will be approved before showing up.
August 20, 2019
July 18, 2019
Tribal Canoe Journey is an annual spectacular cultural celebration, where canoe families travel in ocean-going canoes from their home waters to a host Nation, stopping to visit different tribal communities along the way. Every year a different tribe hosts, and this year the Lummi Nation - which is located few minutes north of Bellingham, Washington - is hosting from July 24th through 28th!
July 08, 2019
Rosalie Fish (Cowlitz) from the Muckleshoot Tribal School won three state titles in track Rosalie all while raising awareness and advocating for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women.
Eighth Generation by Louie Gong