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Welcome Colleen, Eighth Generation's New CEO!

We are so excited to officially announce that our new CEO is community leader and Native pillar Colleen Echohawk (Pawnee, Athabascan)! 

Announcing the Winners of our 2021 Inspired Natives Award

One of our favorite ways to support and uplift our Native artist community is through our Inspired Natives™ Awards. Each year, we award funding to ...

Announcing the Leadership Retirement of our CEO Louie Gong

The Instagram video on @louiegong shows our Founder and CEO, Louie Gong (Nooksack) standing in the woods in front a cedar tree. In his signature ho...

What We're Gifting This Holiday

With seventeen shopping days left until Christmas, our team is sharing suggestions for last-minute shoppers who still want to support Native artist...

Walk In Beauty: A Celebration of Self with Diné/Navajo and African American Artist Ahsaki LaFrance-Chachere

Just like the sun in her Southwest Navajo Nation home in Arizona, Ahsaki LaFrance-Chachere is as warm as she is fierce. “I faced social and economi...

When a Collab is More Than a Collab: Our “Decolonizing Partnership” with Starbucks

We’re excited to announce our newest collaboration with a global brand—Starbucks! In a capsule collection for the Seattle Starbucks Reserve Roaster...

Announcing the Winner of our 2021 Wool Blanket Contest "Warrior" Category

In 2021, we added two new categories to our Wool Blanket Design Contest. Joining our People’s Choice category this year was our Elder category, hon...

Eighth Generation Artists Featured in Book, "Notable Native People"

Eighth Generation is delighted to share that two of our incredible artists—Geo Neptune (Passamaquoddy) and Jamie Okuma (Luiseño and Shoshone-Bannoc...

What's the Buzz? Celebrating Bees, Honey, and Milestones with the Salish Lodge & Spa

What’s the buzz with bees? September is National Honey Month, which is sweet news indeed. Here at Eighth Generation, we have a hive of Bee Supporti...

Back To School with Eighth Generation

It’s back to school season! Whether you’re headed off to the first grade, kicking it as a high school sophomore, or taking on your college campus, ...

Happy 114th Birthday, Pike Place Market

Happy Birthday, Pike Place Market!  August 17 is Pike Place Market’s 114th birthday, and Eighth Generation is happy to celebrate this wonderful com...

Jim Thorpe, the “Greatest American Athlete”

What do the highest paid athlete of their time, the first president of the NFL, and the first Native American to win a gold medal at the Olympics h...