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    Click on the image to see detail Genuine Sea Otter Neckline scarf 13 005 raised at our Fourth Silent Auction Saturday November 2 2013 Tulalip Resort Casino Tulalip WA Thank you for your support All proceeds from the Silent Auction will help support the 2014 Native Art Grant Cycle 12th Annual Gala Save The Date Saturday November 1 2014 Myrna Gardner Tlingit Auk aah Lingit naa I am Tlingit Ye il Moiety Duk tool We ix Raven strongman Skulpin and come from the Taakwaaneidi Hi t Raven Skulpin house from the village of Sxwaan of the Hinyaa Kwaan Klawock Water People across the Bay people Haida Yadi Child of the Haida Nation on my father s side Sea Otters have the densest fur of any mammal their hair density varies dramatically ranging from about 26 000 to 165 000 hairs per square centimeter 170 000 1 062 000 per square inch It is the softest fur on the planet and Alaska Natives are the only people who can harvest Sea Otter and make clothing or products out of them Back to the Silent Auction Page Are you a Native artist or Native author Do you own a Native business If

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    with Roger 13 005 raised at our Fourth Silent Auction Saturday November 2 2013 Tulalip Resort Casino Tulalip WA Thank you for your support All proceeds from the Silent Auction will help support the 2014 Native Art Grant Cycle 12th Annual Gala Save The Date Saturday November 1 2014 Roger Fernandes Kawasa Lower Elwha Band of the S Klallam Indians Roger Fernandes or Kawasa is a member of the Lower Elwha Band of the S Klallam Indians from the Port Angeles Washington area He describes himself as an urban Indian as his mother Violet Charles moved to the city of Seattle where he was born in 1951 English surnames are common in the Puget Sound region and his family name is Charles His great grandmother was Annie Ned from Sequim who married into the Makah tribe and moved to Neah Bay the home of the Makah people on the northern Olympia Peninsula He is from a family of four brothers who are all active doing various cultural things like singing basket making artwork and storytelling Artist Website Back to the Silent Auction Page Are you a Native artist or Native author Do you own a Native business If so and

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    Cycle 12th Annual Gala Save The Date Saturday November 1 2014 Charles W Bloomfield Pyramid Lake Paiute Saanich Lummi FRED is my statement on the farming of pen raised genetically engineered salmon and artwork that is strictly used for decoration In both cases salmon and art have become bastardized in form Genetically engineered salmon were created to survive and thrive in our polluted waters These mutant salmon are destroying wild salmon stocks by transmitting diseases that they themselves are immune from due to the high amount of antibiotics they ve been feed These Franken Salmon are also spawning with wild salmon stocks thus passing on their altered genetic compositions In Coastal Salish art the negative spaces in a piece are usually filled in my piece the negative spaces are left intentionally void to show that this salmon has no soul or inner depth Much like these salmon when art is not viewed or treasured it becomes simply viewed and used as decoration Art should not be used as wallpaper or selected because it will match ones drapes Arts purpose is to elicit a response in the viewer Help our wild salmon by doing your part to limit pollutants restore natural

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    Date Saturday November 1 2014 Preston Singletary Tlingit Glass brings another dimension to Native American art Its luminous quality and shadow effect are like a spirit that appears when this lighting is right Preston Singletary Known more and more for his glasswork Preston is an accomplished artist in many mediums For 2013 Potlatch Fund is pleased to offer three limited edition serigraphs In a unique meeting of European glass blowing tradition and Northwest Native design Preston Singletary s artwork depicts cultural and historical images from his Tlingit ancestry in richly detailed beautifully hued glass By infusing traditional design with fresh energy through the use of modern materials his work pays homage to his forefathers who feel that the past present and future are intertwined Singletary entered the world of glass blowing as an assistant learning to master the techniques of the European tradition as he worked alongside Seattle area artists such as Benjamin Moore and Dante Marioni He also had opportunities to learn the secrets of the Venetian glass masters while working with Italian legends Lino Tagliapietra Pino Signoretto and others In an early and fortuitous trip to Sweden to study Scandinavian design at Kosta Boda Singletary met his future wife who now resides in Seattle with him and their two children Singletary grew up hearing his culture s traditional stories from his family both of his great grandparents were full blooded Tlingit Indians and many of those stories provide inspiration for his work The formline design skills evident in so many of his pieces were acquired through study and collaboration with other prominent Northwest Coastal artists such as Steve Brown and Joe David Singletary credits mentor Joe David for helping him to take his work to a new level one that is more spiritually based and culturally expressive of

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    and the United States About the book Self determination is on the agenda of Indigenous peoples all over the world This analysis by an Indigenous feminist scholar challenges the United Nations based human rights agendas and colonial theory that until now have shaped Indigenous models of self determination Gender inequality and gender violence Dian Million argues are critically important elements in the process of self determination Million contends that nation state relations are influenced by a theory of trauma ascendant with the rise of neoliberalism Such use of trauma theory regarding human rights corresponds to a therapeutic narrative by Western governments negotiating with Indigenous nations as they seek self determination Focusing on Canada and drawing comparisons with the United States and Australia Million brings a genealogical understanding of trauma against a historical filter Illustrating how Indigenous people are positioned differently in Canada Australia and the United States in their articulation of trauma the author particularly addresses the violence against women as a language within a greater politic The book introduces an Indigenous feminist critique of this violence against the medicalized framework of addressing trauma and looks to the larger goals of decolonization Noting the influence of humanitarian psychiatry Million goes

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    support the 2014 Native Art Grant Cycle 12th Annual Gala Save The Date Saturday November 1 2014 Donated by Red Lodge Transition Services Little Turtle Creek descendent Renegades is a colorful creation from an artist who loves to create unique pieces of art work using whatever medium he can find Art supplies are limited in prison and colored clothing is reserved for identifying the difference between inmates staff and visitors The world of prison is run on time and rarely varies in routine In a world filled with blue black and grey comes colorful dreams and unlimited adventure art is a form of self expression identity and spiritual healing For every piece created there is a story Red Lodge Transition Services began as a small group of Native people known as Native American Religious Service volunteers at the Oregon Department of Corrections Working beside incarcerated Native Americans we experienced firsthand the revolving door known as recidivism Inmates would confide in us I don t have anywhere to go I don t know what I will do The Native American Prison Art Project is cultivating a more just world for incarcerated Native Americans our Native communities and Oregon at large Proceeds

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    Auction will help support the 2014 Native Art Grant Cycle 12th Annual Gala Save The Date Saturday November 1 2014 Clearwater Casino Resort Overnight stay and dinner for two This package includes an overnight stay in a non waterview room Sunday through Thursday and a 50 gift certificate for use at any of the resort s dining venues Whether you re on vacation from Seattle or a weekend getaway from Poulsbo we take pride in making you feel spoiled when you stay at Suquamish Clearwater Casino Resort Our 85 rooms are plush with the softest finest quality linens and luxurious beds You ll see the exquisite detail in every room from natural wood accents to beautiful wall coverings Take advantage of the natural setting that Washington and the Puget Sound have to offer with our sweeping waterfront views from our hotel plus special amenities like our zero entry pool It s designed to make you feel like you are walking into the ocean from your own island beach Awaken the Senses Cedar Steakhouse Our menu includes an array of fresh seafood pastas luscious prime rib steaks prepared to perfection and a fine selection of vegetarian and light entrees We invite

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    Silent Auction Saturday November 2 2013 Tulalip Resort Casino Tulalip WA Thank you for your support All proceeds from the Silent Auction will help support the 2014 Native Art Grant Cycle 12th Annual Gala Save The Date Saturday November 1 2014 Stephanie Fishinghawk Anishinaabe Stephanie Fishinghawk is Anishinaabe from Michigan of Odawa and Podowadomi descent She is an emerging artist whose craft is a manifestation of traditional Anishinaabe culture in

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