Program launched in 2015, including PROJECTS and NATIVE NATION PARTNERSHIPS
COMMUNITY INSPIRATION PROGRAM
The Burns Paiute Tribe’s Growing Our Wadatika Yaduan Nobi Oral History Project addresses the need to protect and continue to share the community’s oral traditions.
The Northeast Indigenous Arts Alliance’s (NIAA) Youth Art Mentorship is a two-phase program beginning with an art mentorship to gain knowledge in Narragansett traditional arts.
The Institute of American Indian Arts’ (IAIA) Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (MoCNA), facilitates a residency program in Santa Fe that offers Native artists the opportunity to access the MoCNA collection and create socially engaged art.
The Language Arts and Culture Movement of the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs will consist of Ichishkín (Sahaptin) speakers to produce works of art to inspire a sense of Native-Nation identity.
This rigorous training program empowers young Native filmmakers while addressing the pressing social issue of climate change; their films documenting elders’ views and responses within tribal communities.
Art collective Postcommodity is completing three projects with the publics of the Tohono O’odham, U.S. and Mexico nations exploring experiences along the U.S./Mexico border, including the Tohono O’odham tribal boundaries which pre-date the political border that currently separates communities.
Kealoha is the first Poet Laureate of Hawai’i who was honored as a “National Slam Legend” in the 2010 National Poetry Slam. Kealoha was also featured on HBO’s Brave New Voices television series. “The Story of Everything” is a performance creation story based on Native Hawaiian oral traditions and science.