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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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Remembering Jim Denomie

Our hearts are heavy with the loss of artist Jim Denomie (Ojibwe) who passed away on March 1, 2022, at his home in Minnesota. Jim was an NACF National Artist…
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2022 OPEN CALL: LIFT Program Applications

LIFT – Early Career Support for Native Artists The Native Arts and Cultures Foundation (NACF) is now accepting applications for the LIFT–Early Career Support for Native Artists program, a one-year award…
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Remembering NACF Artists Lost in 2021

With heavy hearts, we remember two NACF artists who passed last year. Culture bearer, educator, and fiber artist Royce Manuel (Auk-Mierl Aw-Thum) passed on July 19, 2021, in Scottsdale, AZ.…
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2021 in Review

At Native Arts & Cultures Foundation (NACF), we consider the new year a time to reflect on all that we have accomplished and a time to give thanks to all…
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