NACF NEWS

NACF Partners with Google Arts and Culture

In a groundbreaking move NACF partners with Google Arts and Culture to leverage technology for social transformation, in a recent collaboration with Google Arts and Culture Portland. On April 4th,…
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NACF Announces 2023 SHIFT Program Awardees

PORTLAND, Oregon, November 16, 2023 – The Native Arts and Cultures Foundation (NACF) is excited to announce the new 2023 SHIFT – Transformative Change and Indigenous Arts program awardees. Following…
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Chords to Other Chords (Relative) 2023

Marie Watt and her dog walking in front of Chords to Other Chords (Relative) at The CenterPhoto by Kevin McConnellIn August of 2023, Seneca Artist Marie Watt began constructing her…
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NACF Welcomes New VP of Programs

NACF is excited to announce new staff member Andrea Hanley, Vice President of Programs. Andrea is an enrolled member of the Navajo Nation. She comes to us from the Wheelwright…
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NACF Announces 2023 LIFT Program Awardees

PORTLAND, Oregon, September 13, 2023 – The Native Arts and Cultures Foundation (NACF) is excited to announce the new 2023 LIFT – Early Career Support for Native Artists program awardees!…
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Introducing Community Tours

While NACF has always been headquartered in the Pacific Northwest, our roots in the Oregon community have been expanding through our new national headquarters at the Center for Native Arts…
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Support for Maui

At the Native Arts and Cultures Foundation, our hearts are heavy with the news of the lives that have been lost and the devastating wildfires that have destroyed Lahaina town…
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The Larger Voice: Celebrating Native Arts and Cultures Foundation Literature Fellows

NACF Publishes Literary Anthology

We are excited to announce the release of The Larger Voice: Celebrating the Work of Native Arts and Cultures Foundation Literature Fellows. This is the first publication by NACF that…
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NACF Announces 2022 LIFT Program Awardees

PORTLAND, Oregon, September 8, 2022 – The Native Arts and Cultures Foundation (NACF) is pleased to announce the new 2022 LIFT – Early Career Support for Native Artists program awardees.…
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Congratulations to SWAIA on its Centennial!

NACF congratulates SWAIA (Southwestern Association for Indian Arts) as the celebrate their 100th Indian Market on August 21-22,  in Santa Fe, New Mexico! If you’re attending Indian Market this year…
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Mentorship and Matriarchy

Mesh Portland Art Museum November 6, 2021 thru May 8, 2022 The Mesh exhibition closed on May 8 after six months at the Portland Art Museum (PAM), in Portland, Oregon.…
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NACF 2021 Annual Report

Lulani Arquette - President/CEOAno’ai Kakou, Looking back at all we have been through in the last year and moving into the dawn of 2022, we are reminded of the opportunities…
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Exhibition: Where the Waters Come Together

The Native Arts and Cultures Foundation is pleased to announce its inaugural exhibition at the Center for Native Arts and Cultures in Portland, Oregon. “Where the Waters Come Together” explores…
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