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CALL FOR TWO SPIRIT BLANKET ARTIST!

After receiving nearly 70 responses in our initial round of community feedback and meeting with members of the Two Spirit community here in Seattle...

8 Valentine's Day Gifts (On Sale!) That Support Native Art

This Valentine's Day, show your love for Native art by giving gifts that support Native artists and communities! Here's our top eight Valentine's D...

BEST OF 2017: A scrappy Native-owned company's (multimedia) guide to changing the game

As you skim this list - which includes everything from nation media features to hyper local service projects - keep in mind that our company was fo...

A Love Letter to Seattle - Vanishing Seattle Pop Up Extended through February.

At the end of November, we launched a Pop-Up Shop in our Busted Knuckle Gallery space with popular social media project, Vanishing Seattle. We orig...

Seattle's small businesses & artists team up to transform homeless shelter

When Louie walked into the Navigation Center, a 75 bed shelter here in Seattle, he saw 20,000 square feet of bare, white, institutional walls...and...

Our Guide to Seattle's Native-Owned Establishments and Holiday Events!

At Eighth Generation, we've seen what's possible when you support Inspired Natives, not "Native-inspired" - and have committed to supporting Inspir...

"Two Spirit" Blanket Development Survey

The goal of this project is to re-establish reverence for Two Spirit and LGBTQ+ Native people through the general symbolism of an honor blanket and...

We just awarded two Inspired Natives Grants- Meet the Recipients!

We know that the support of our community helped get us where we are today. It's with this in mind that - as a small part of our broader giving - w...

CNN's Great Big Story shows the world how we're "Reclaiming Native American Art"

There is a great demand for cultural art in today’s market, with everything from clothing to home goods to jewelry featuring Native American-inspir...

Eighth Generation launches the INSPIRED NATIVES GRANT

Two years ago when Eighth Generation launched wool blankets, we promised that 5% of our blanket profits would go towards Inspired Natives Grants. I...

The final ice cream flavors are in - now for a sweet celebration!

Eighth Generation is celebrating the one year anniversary of the opening of our flagship store at Pike Place Market! For this special occasion, we'...

NPR- Louie Gong Brings Authentic Native Art to Mainstream Business

Louie Gong is a Native American visual artist and designer who got his start decorating Vans sneakers. Today he's one of the most successful Native...