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.
April 03, 2020
Eighth Generation may be a small retail business, but they love taking on big challenges. On April 3rd, the company donated over 10,000 pieces of Personal Protective Equipment to the Seattle Indian Health Board, a community health center that provides health and human services to its patients, while specializing in the care of Native people
March 31, 2020
February 20, 2020
Eighth Generation by Louie Gong