5 Things Every Seattleite Should Know About Tribal Canoe Journey

5 Things Every Seattleite Should Know About Tribal Canoe Journey

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!

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ESPN - Champion runner turns podium into platform for Indigenous Women (MMIW)

ESPN - Champion runner turns podium into platform for Indigenous Women (MMIW)

July 08, 2019 7 Comments

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.

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Congrats to the Winner! 2019 Wool Blanket Design Contest

Congrats to the Winner! 2019 Wool Blanket Design Contest

June 27, 2019 50 Comments

After a difficult review of the Final Four, which we shortlisted from 13 semi-finalists, the Eighth Generation has selected the winner! Please join us in congratulating the artist.

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See What Happens When Artists Come Visit Our Studio in Seattle!

See What Happens When Artists Come Visit Our Studio in Seattle!

June 21, 2019 1 Comment

Come inside the Eighth Generation studio to follow the Eighth Generation team as we work with Inspired Natives collaborator, Sarah Agaton Howes (Anishinaabe), develop a new idea from sketch to finished product!

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Inside the Eighth Generation Studio (Video)

Inside the Eighth Generation Studio (Video)

June 17, 2019

These beautiful visuals of our Seattle studio were shown as our team was awarded the "Small Business Empowerment Award" for our groundbreaking our work on behalf of Native artists and arts entrepreneurs.

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From NYT to Vogue, See What Our Artist Friends Are Up To!

From NYT to Vogue, See What Our Artist Friends Are Up To!

June 06, 2019

Our artist partners - Ryan Young, Sarah Agaton Howes, and Jamie Okuma - have been doing amazing things lately, and we decided to highlight them in a blog post!

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The Final Four Revealed! 2019 Wool Blanket Design Contest

The Final Four Revealed! 2019 Wool Blanket Design Contest

May 21, 2019 105 Comments

After a challenging review of the amazing first and second round of Semi-Finalists, and closely reading through hundreds of community feedback comments from folks all over the country, the Eighth Generation team has decided on the final four!

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Sharing Blankets Exhibition! Saturday, May 25th

Sharing Blankets Exhibition! Saturday, May 25th

May 20, 2019

Check out this awesome exhibition! This project features five indigenous artists who each received a stipend to make a blanket. The goal of the project is to spark a discussion about the significance of the blanket in NW Native culture (past and present) and will be held on May 25th at the Nez Perce Wallowa Homeland Longhouse. Each artist has created a new piece of artwork for this gathering in May that is inspired by the concept of the blanket! 

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Be Blown Away by the Semi-Finalists! (2 of 2) - 2019 Wool Blanket Design Finalists

Be Blown Away by the Semi-Finalists! (2 of 2) - 2019 Wool Blanket Design Finalists

March 26, 2019 361 Comments

The Eighth Generation team has selected 13 semi-finalists after a tough and careful review of over 200 submissions from talented artists all across Indian Country! This blog announces the remaining 7. 

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Be amazed by the semi-finalists!  (1 of 2) - Wool Blanket Design Contest

Be amazed by the semi-finalists! (1 of 2) - Wool Blanket Design Contest

March 25, 2019 177 Comments

After a difficult and careful review of over 200 submissions from artists across the U.S. and Canada, the Eighth Generation team has selected 13 semi-finalists. This blog announces the first 6, and the next blog post will announce the remaining 7!

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7 Honorable Mentions from the Wool Blanket Design Contest!

7 Honorable Mentions from the Wool Blanket Design Contest!

March 21, 2019 10 Comments

We are so honored to receive over 200 submissions from artists across the U.S. and Canada. We've had an incredibly difficult time selecting the submissions, and we're starting out with our honorable mentions. We'll be announcing semi-finalists in the next couple days!

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2019 Wool Blanket Design Contest [VIDEO]

2019 Wool Blanket Design Contest [VIDEO]

February 19, 2019 3 Comments

Eighth Generation - the first Native owned company to offer wool blankets - is looking for the next indigenous artist to design a wool blanket! Learn how you can apply and help us spread the word about this creative opportunity by sharing this video, featuring the entire Eighth Generation staff!

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