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Time has been on my mind lately and I’ve been wondering about the ways in which it played out in the lives of our ancestors. Their physical and spiritual worlds were based on the coming and goings of the sun and the moon, the advance and retreat of the tides, and the rhythmic cycles of the earth and the land.

As the world rapidly changes and challenges us in our beliefs, and consumes more of our precious time, human beings and the institutions we are a part of, feel a responsibility to reflect on where we are now and where we want to be. How can we better serve? What can we do to steward this planet more effectively? Where is our time and energy best spent? Who should we be working with?

Producer/Director Billy Luther, 2014 NACF Film FellowSupport from a 2014 NACF Film Fellowship allowed Billy Luther (Navajo/Hopi/Laguna Pueblo) the flexibility to co-direct “Rebel Music: Native America,” the debut episode of an MTV series celebrating musicians with powerful messages of activism and resistance.

Prudence, a novel by David Treuer (Ojibwe) available Feb. 5, 2015Author David Treuer (Ojibwe) completed “Prudence,” a novel set in post-WWII Minnesota, wrote several essays and began research on his next non-fiction book with the support of a Native Arts and Cultures Foundation Literature Fellowship.

Dance, Music, Traditional Arts, Visual Arts

Native Hawaiian artists active in the fields of dance, music, traditional and visual arts are invited to apply for a new fellowship from the Native Arts and Cultures Foundation (NACF) by Jan. 15.

2014 NACF Regional Artist Fellowship Awardees


2014 NACF Regional Artist Fellowship Awardees

The Native Arts and Cultures Foundation is proud to announce 2014 NACF Regional Artist Fellowships have been awarded to Delina White (Ojibwe), Jennifer M. Stevens (Oneida/Lakota), Kevin Pourier (Lakota) and Star Wallowing Bull (Ojibwe/Arapaho).

Jeremy Frey, 2014 NACF Artist Fellow for Traditonal ArtsPassamaquoddy basket maker Jeremy Frey was honored with best of category awards at the Santa Fe Indian Market and at the Annual Heard Museum Fair for pieces he completed with the support of a 2014 NACF Artist Fellowship for Traditional Arts.