May 16, 2017
Since Louie Gong (Nooksack) started Eighth Generation in 2008 as a way to sell the custom shoes he was decorating with cultural art, Eighth Generation's inspiring story and innovative business practices have been featured in magazines, newspapers, TV shows, and online publications - but never a textbook...until now!
We're honored to be featured on the cover of American Indian Business, a business reader put together by Native Business professors from across the United States (Deanna M. Kennedy, Charles F. Harrington, Amy K. Verbos, Daniel Stewart, Joseph S. Gladstone, and Gavin Clarkson) as a resource on Native Business practices. This is strong validation that our stereotype-busting style of arts entrepreneurship is making a difference in the communities we hope to support.
Check out these photos of the Eighth Generation flagship store (by Marc Struder) that didn't make it onto the cover, and keep an eye out for American Indian Business, available this year through the University of Washington Press.
This photo highlights the Atrium, a wide open space in front of our store -- which is available for event booking.
Stephanie doing more work.
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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.
June 27, 2019
Eighth Generation by Louie Gong