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    Saturday November 1 2014 Donated by Donated by University of Washington Press and the Burke Museum In the Spirit of the Ancestors In the Spirit of the Ancestors Contemporary Northwest Coast Art at the Burke Museum Edited by Robin K Wright and Kathryn Bunn Marcuse celebrates the vitality of contemporary Pacific Northwest Coast art by showcasing a selection of objects from the Burke Museum s collection of 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 everyone Robin K Wright is curator of Native American art at the Burke Museum director of the Bill Holm Center for the Study of Northwest Coast Art and professor of art history at

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    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 Donated by The Snoqualmie Tribe Carvers Wayne Graika Wayne has been carving for six years and the Eagle Paddle is his first painted paddle Wayne and four other carvers make are the Snoqualmie Tribe Carvers In addition to carving all five

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    proceeds from the Silent Auction will help support the 2014 Native Art Grant Cycle 12th Annual Gala Save The Date Saturday November 1 2014 Timothy Egan Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher This package includes two books Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher signed by the author Timothy Egan and Edward S Curtis Visions of the First Americans Don Gulbrandsen Short Nights of the Shadow Timothy Egan is a Pulitzer Prize winning reporter and the author of seven books most recently Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher named Best of the Month by Amazon com His book on the Dust Bowl The Worst Hard Time won a National Book Award for nonfiction and was named a New York Times Editors Choice a New York Times Notable Book a Washington State Book Award winner and a Book Sense Book of the Year Honor Book He writes a weekly column Opinionator for the New York Times Edward S Curtis Visions of the First American s Don Gulbrandsen has spent two decades as a publishing professional focused primarily on enthusiast books and magazines covering a wide variety of topics sports hunting and fishing home improvement transportation collectibles and more He has worked as

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    Click the image above for detail acrylic on canvas 34 x 36 unframed 1 000 Value 400 Starting Bid 25 Minimum Raise Amount To bid on this item kindly contact Lawrence by email gala at potlatchfund dot org or phone 206 624 6076 x 13 11th Annual Gala with 4th Annual Silent Auction Saturday November 2 2013 5 30PM Networking Reception 7 00PM Dinner Tulalip Resort Casino Tulalip WA All proceeds from the Silent Auction will help support the 2014 Native Art Grant Cycle Lauren Monroe Blackfeet Lauren Monroe Jr is a member of the Blackfeet Tribe and grew up on the Blackfeet Reservation in Northwestern Montana Art and self expression have always been important in his life The artist tries to capture the emotions from daily life and tries to imagine them in a visual state This particular painting is derived from the notion of remembrance of better days and simpler times However the different angles and vibrant colors within the painting represents the modern life aesthetic as it is felt by the artist Artist Statement 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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    has focused primarily on graphic work the last few years as a result of his academic schedule Peter earned his AA from Northwest Indian College his BAS from the Evergreen State College and his law degree from the UW School of Law Peter s work has been aggressively sought after by collectors throughout the world He has a number of pieces in various European countries as well as New Zealand Australia Asia and Africa Peter is a regular attendee of many prestigious juried art markets and events throughout the country His work has shown at institutions such as the National Museum of the American Indian both in New York and Washington DC Some other places Peter has shown include the Heard Museum in Phoenix the Eitejorg Museum in Indianapolis the Autry Museum in Los Angeles and the Washington State History Museum where his work is part of the permanent collection Peter s work is carried by many galleries and art distributers throughout the world Peter specializes in Hand pulled serigraphs He prints his own original work as well as the work of other artists As a printer Peter has worked with both new and established artists He has worked with

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    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 Marvin Oliver Quinault Isleta Pueblo Marvin Oliver is one of the Northwest Coast s foremost contemporary sculptors and printmakers who has made strides in the art world for the development and recognition of Native American Contemporary Fine Art Oliver s career spans over 40 years and he has worked in a variety of media including cedar bronze steel and glass The latest period of his work has been characterized by mixed media pieces such as his blown glass Salish Basket and Spirit Board series with etched photographs and bronze ravens He has also become renowned for the grand size of his sculptures such as the 26 foot long suspended steel and glass piece Mystical Journey at the Seattle Children s hospital Oliver s monumental public works have been installed throughout the state of Washington and the United States Canada Japan and Italy Oliver is Professor of American Indian Studies and Art at the University of Washington and serves as Adjunct Curator of Contemporary Native American Art at the Burke Museum He also holds a

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    up mainly on the Flathead Indian Reservation His mother is Salish an enrolled member in the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes His father is Navajo an enrolled member Tachini has been involved in ceremony and spiritual practices his entire life Tachini grew up around the drum His parents and siblings are all singers and dancers at powwows He has been making drums as a calling for all of his adult life 22 years with thousands of drums crafted He was the lead founder of a non profit that operates the Salish language immersion school for young children He is the author of the first modern Salish language translation dictionary an 816 page volume He has degrees in Native American Studies Bilingual Education Elementary Education and a Master s Degree in Business Administration with a minor in American Indian Entrepreneurship Tachini s general life interest is in making a contribution to society by using his education experience and skills to enhance and strengthen community health and prosperity Artist Website Statement About the artist I was born in St Ignatius Montana in 1977 My mother endured seventy two hours of labor and I am the youngest of three children Starting very young

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    Northwest Indian College Join Northwest Indian College s Traditional Plants Educator Vanessa Cooper for a relaxing afternoon of Herbal Essence Learn how to create and make your own herbal remedies and bath products using the finest all natural products that nature has to offer This is what you will get 4 hours of herbal indulgence making bath salts lip balm roll on perfume spritzers and body lotion bars traditional knowledge

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