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    more than 2 400 late twentieth and early twenty first century Native American works Essays focus on contemporary art while exploring the important historical precedents on which so many artists rely for training and inspiration Margaret Blackman reflects on building one of the largest collections of Northwest Coast serigraphs and Joe David reminisces about his artistic journey through mask making Shaun Peterson Lisa Telford and Evelyn Vanderhoop discuss the historical precedents for working in styles that were kept alive only by a few critical artists and are now making a comeback Robin K Wright explores the history of box drums and their revival Emily Moore discusses the repatriation of two stolen house posts and proposes a new concept of propatriation to describe the resulting commissioning of contemporary posts to take their place Kathryn Bunn Marcuse explores the power of adornment and how clothing jewelry and personal adornments like tattooing express tribal and personal identity in ways both connected to the past and grounded in the present The diversity of approaches presented by these contributors speaks to artists collectors academics tribal communities and all those interested in Pacific Northwest Coast art Splendid color photographs of works never before published will delight

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    Burke Museum The first silent feature film with an all Indian cast and a surviving original orchestral score Edward Curtis s 1914 In the Land of the Head Hunters was a landmark of early cinema Influential but often neglected in historical accounts this spectacular melodrama was an intercultural product of Curtis s encounter and collaboration with the Kwakwaka wakw of British Columbia In recognition of the film s centennial and alongside the release of a restored version Return to the Land of the Head Hunters brings together leading anthropologists Native American authorities artists musicians literary scholars and film historians to reassess the film and its legacy The volume offers unique Kwakwaka wakw perspectives on the film accounts of its production and subsequent circulation and evaluations of its depictions of cultural practice Like his photographs Curtis s motion picture was meant to document a supposedly vanishing race But as this collection shows the film is not simply an artifact of colonialist nostalgia Resituated within film history and informed by a legacy of Kwakwaka wakw participation and response the movie offers dynamic evidence of ongoing cultural survival and transformation under shared conditions of modernity Brad Evans is an associate professor of English

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    WA Pre and post dinner networking receptions Native art silent auction Dinner celebrating traditional foods Cultural performances Leadership Honoring Awards Philanthropist of the Year Award Social Innovation Award Sherman Alexie Spokane Coeur d Alene Winner of the PEN Faulkner Award for Fiction the PEN Malamud Award for Short Fiction a PEN Hemingway Citation for Best First Fiction and the National Book Award for Young People s Literature Sherman Alexie is a poet short story writer novelist and performer He has published 24 books including What I ve Stolen What I ve Earned poetry from Hanging Loose Press Blasphemy New and Selected Stories from Grove Press and The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian a novel from Little Brown Books for Children He has also recently published the 20th Anniversary edition of his classic book of stories The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven Smoke Signals the movie he wrote and co produced won the Audience Award and Filmmakers Trophy at the 1998 Sundance Film Festival A Spokane Coeur d Alene Indian Alexie grew up in Wellpinit Washington on the Spokane Indian Reservation Alexie has been an urban Indian since 1994 and lives in Seattle with his family

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    and Mr Eagle rare not available from the CDC TBD Starting Bid 5th Silent Auction 5 30PM Saturday November 1 2014 Tulalip Resort Casino Tulalip WA All proceeds from the Silent Auction will help support the 2015 Native Art Grant Cycle SOLD OUT 12th Annual Gala 7 00PM Saturday November 1 2014 Tulalip Resort Casino Tulalip WA Pre and post dinner networking receptions Native art silent auction Dinner celebrating traditional foods Cultural performances Leadership Honoring Awards Philanthropist of the Year Award Social Innovation Award Native Diabetes Wellness Program CDC The books were developed by the CDC Division of Diabetes Translation s Native Diabetes Wellness Program in collaboration with the Tribal Leaders Diabetes Committee and the Indian Health Service in response to the burden of diabetes among Native Americans and the need for diabetes prevention materials for children The series written by Georgia Perez who served as a Community Health Representative for 19 years in Nambe Pueblo New Mexico and illustrated by Patrick Rolo Bad River Band of Ojibwe Wisconsin and Lisa A Fifield Oneida Tribe of Wisconsin Black Bear Clan includes four books Back to the Silent Auction Page Are you a Native artist or Native author Do you own

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    Silent Auction will help support the 2015 Native Art Grant Cycle SOLD OUT 12th Annual Gala 7 00PM Saturday November 1 2014 Tulalip Resort Casino Tulalip WA Pre and post dinner networking receptions Native art silent auction Dinner celebrating traditional foods Cultural performances Leadership Honoring Awards Philanthropist of the Year Award Social Innovation Award Spo ka nay Trading Company Spo ka nay Trading Company is an American Indian owned micro business that makes American Indian inspired products The name Spo ka nay is derived from the Salish language that the plateau tribes speak including the Spokane Tribe of Indians The rest of the name Trading Company gives nod to the early trading houses established along the Spokane River that provided the Indians along the river with a place to trade their wares The owner of Spo ka nay Trading Company is Maria Griffin an enrolled member of the Spokane Tribe of Indians and a descendent of the Moses Columbia Tribe from the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation Among the items donated include a smudge collection a travel smudge bundle and a cedar box with smudge and booklet Back to the Silent Auction Page Are you a Native artist or

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    silent auction Dinner celebrating traditional foods Cultural performances Leadership Honoring Awards Philanthropist of the Year Award Social Innovation Award Chief Seattle Club About the Artist Will Foulkes is a Tsimshian artist using the medium of ink and paper He is also a direct line decendent of William Nathaniel Bell one of the founders of the City of Seattle for which Bell Town Seattle is named Will makes his art out of sheer joy in drawing designs Some of his designs are influenced by the Tribal stories of all the Northwest Coastal Tribes and yet many of his designs are sports team orientated Will may be contacted at wv32 at yahoo dot com Chief Seattle Club is a 501 c 3 registered organization dedicated to physically and spiritually supporting American Indian and Alaska Native people At our center in the Pioneer Square district of downtown Seattle we provide food medical support housing assistance computer training the Urban Indian Legal Clinic a Native art program and gallery weekly Kateri Circle Mass frequent outings to tribes pow wows and museums and much much more Please explore what we do in these articles and please consider supporting our work by following the donation links

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    Art Grant Cycle 12th Annual Gala 7 00PM Saturday November 1 2014 Tulalip Resort Casino Tulalip WA Pre and post dinner networking receptions Native art silent auction Dinner celebrating traditional foods Cultural performances Leadership Honoring Awards Philanthropist of the Year Award Social Innovation Award Northwest Indian Country s Signature Event Show your support and become a Sponsor or Table Host Individual Seats Also Available El Coochise Hopi El Coochise is a classic country musician and has several studio recordings Vol I Sad News 1977 Vol II Chuck s Boogie 1978 and Vol III Better than Ever 1981 In 1983 Vol IV The Most Requested of radio stations in Navajo KTNN 660 AM KWRK 96 1 FM Hopi Radio KUYI 88 1 FM and White Mountain Apache KNNB 88 1 FM was released His fifth album Wooden Indian is a compilation of live recordings from 1969 1971 and was recorded without the band s knowledge This recording was given to El Coochise in 2010 by the family of Larson Addington and the 60 songs copied to 4 CDs in 2014 Visit the artist s facebook page Back to the Silent Auction Page Are you a Native artist or Native author Do

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    Art Grant Cycle SOLD OUT 12th Annual Gala 7 00PM Saturday November 1 2014 Tulalip Resort Casino Tulalip WA Pre and post dinner networking receptions Native art silent auction Dinner celebrating traditional foods Cultural performances Leadership Honoring Awards Philanthropist of the Year Award Social Innovation Award Eighth Generation Louie Gong Nooksack Louie Gong M Ed is Canadian artist activist and educator who was raised by his grandparents in the Nooksack tribal community Although he is best known for his highly sought after hand drawn custom shoes Louie has received international recognition for a body of work that like his mixed heritage defies categorization A former Child and Family Therapist Louie started addressing the mixed race experience professionally in 2001 He went on to become President of MAVIN a national non profit that raises awareness about mixed race people and families His commentary on race and cultural identity has been featured in MSNBC com the New York Times NBC Nightly News and BBC He continues to serve on the Advisory Board of MAVIN and Mixed in Canada Continue reading at Eighth Generation Back to the Silent Auction Page Are you a Native artist or Native author Do you own a Native

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