Protection: Adaptation & Resistance

The Center for Native Arts and Cultures 800 SE 10th Avenue, Portland, OR, United States

Protection: Adaptation and Resistance centers Indigenous ways of knowing. Working within intergenerational learning groups and as collaborators in vibrant community networks, Alaska’s Indigenous artists are invigorating traditional stories in customary arts and proposing resilient futures through design, tattoo, regalia and graphic arts. Artist projects elevate collaboration, allyship, and community as tools of resistance, adaptation, and cultural...

Protection: Adaptation & Resistance

The Center for Native Arts and Cultures 800 SE 10th Avenue, Portland, OR, United States

Protection: Adaptation and Resistance centers Indigenous ways of knowing. Working within intergenerational learning groups and as collaborators in vibrant community networks, Alaska’s Indigenous artists are invigorating traditional stories in customary arts and proposing resilient futures through design, tattoo, regalia and graphic arts. Artist projects elevate collaboration, allyship, and community as tools of resistance, adaptation, and cultural...

REGISTRATION NOW CLOSED: Community Tour

Join our community tour and open house kickoff on Thursday, July 27th from 5-7pm, and experience the nationally touring exhibition, Protection: Adaptation and Resistance. Visitors will also get to meet artists Dimi Macheras and Casey Silver of 80% Studios, whose work is featured in the exhibition. Based in Seattle, WA, Dimi and Casey have self-published seven comic books...

Protection: Adaptation & Resistance

The Center for Native Arts and Cultures 800 SE 10th Avenue, Portland, OR, United States

Protection: Adaptation and Resistance centers Indigenous ways of knowing. Working within intergenerational learning groups and as collaborators in vibrant community networks, Alaska’s Indigenous artists are invigorating traditional stories in customary arts and proposing resilient futures through design, tattoo, regalia and graphic arts. Artist projects elevate collaboration, allyship, and community as tools of resistance, adaptation, and cultural...

Hoʻāla Ka Lupe: To Awaken the Kite

The Center for Native Arts and Cultures 800 SE 10th Avenue, Portland, OR, United States

On July 29th, LIFT Awardee Lehuauakea presents E Hoʻāla Ka Lupe: To Awaken the Kite – a traditional kapa kite recreation! This community event is the culmination of Lehuauakea’s LIFT grant project, and will include music, entertainment, food and craft vendors. What: E Hoʻāla Ka Lupe: To Awaken the Kite When: Saturday, July 29th, 9am – 1pm Where:...

NACF at PASEO PDX

SW Main Street and SW 9th Ave in Portland’s South Park Blocks 1436 SW Park Ave, Portland, OR, United States

Paseo is a family friendly 3-day festival of music, visual arts, dance, storytelling, nature, education and more. Stop by NACF’s table between SW Main Street and SW 9th Ave in Portland’s South Park Blocks on Sunday, July 30th, 3pm-6pm. Sunday’s theme is “Land Back: Honoring an Indigenous Movement” featuring multimedia artist AC Ramirez de Arellano (Taino), 1876 Band (Powwow...

Protection: Adaptation & Resistance

The Center for Native Arts and Cultures 800 SE 10th Avenue, Portland, OR, United States

Protection: Adaptation and Resistance centers Indigenous ways of knowing. Working within intergenerational learning groups and as collaborators in vibrant community networks, Alaska’s Indigenous artists are invigorating traditional stories in customary arts and proposing resilient futures through design, tattoo, regalia and graphic arts. Artist projects elevate collaboration, allyship, and community as tools of resistance, adaptation, and cultural...

Youth Zine Workshop

Independent Publishing Resource Center (IPRC) 318 SE Main St, Portland, OR, United States

Kale'a Calica-Younker (Warm Springs, Coquille, Yakama, Coos) will teach a youth zine workshop for ages 11 & up on August 5th, 2023 from Noon to 3pm, at the Independent Resource Publishing Center. Attendees will gain hands-on experience with self-publishing. Learn basics on zine-making, formatting and construction. Participants younger than 13 must be accompanied by adult...

Opening Night Reception for Marie Watt

The Center for Native Arts and Cultures 800 SE 10th Avenue, Portland, OR, United States

Native Arts & Cultures Foundation along with Converge 45 present Chords to Other Chords (Relative), a monumental neon sculpture by Portland-based, Seneca Nation artist Marie Watt. Join us for the kick off of this exciting new exhibit with remarks by Marie Watt. Light refreshments will be served.

August Community Tour

Join our community tour and open house on Thursday, August 31st from 5-7pm, and experience a major new public artwork by Marie Watt, an interdisciplinary Pacific Northwest artist, 2011 NACF National Artist Fellow, and citizen of the Seneca Nation. Her work is part of the Converge 45 biennial program called “Social Forms: Art as Global...

Chords to Other Chords (Relative)

The Center for Native Arts and Cultures 800 SE 10th Avenue, Portland, OR, United States

Native Arts & Cultures Foundation is excited to partner with Converge 45 to present Chords to Other Chords (Relative), a monumental neon sculpture by Portland-based, Seneca Nation artist Marie Watt. This work builds upon Seneca oral history traditions and the history of call and response. Conversations are intended to call back in time to our...

NAYA’s Summer Free For All

Kʰunamokwst Park 5200 NE Alberta St, Portland, OR, United States

Look for us at NAYA‘s Summer Free For All (SFFA) on September 2 from 6-9 pm at Kʰunamokwst Park in Portland. A screening of the film Te Ata will be shown on a large outdoor movie screen at the park and free popcorn will be provided.

Chords to Other Chords (Relative)

The Center for Native Arts and Cultures 800 SE 10th Avenue, Portland, OR, United States

Native Arts & Cultures Foundation is excited to partner with Converge 45 to present Chords to Other Chords (Relative), a monumental neon sculpture by Portland-based, Seneca Nation artist Marie Watt. This work builds upon Seneca oral history traditions and the history of call and response. Conversations are intended to call back in time to our...

September Community Tour

The Center for Native Arts and Cultures 800 SE 10th Avenue, Portland, OR, United States

Visit us for a community tour and storytelling through food experience on Wednesday, September 13th from 6-8pm with local chef and artist Ramon Shiloh. Based in Portland, OR, Ramon is an award-winning author, illustrator, activist for Native youth, and multicultural chef of Mvskoke, Cherokee, Filipino, and Black descent. His core values are focused on building healthy and empowering...

Chords to Other Chords (Relative)

The Center for Native Arts and Cultures 800 SE 10th Avenue, Portland, OR, United States

Native Arts & Cultures Foundation is excited to partner with Converge 45 to present Chords to Other Chords (Relative), a monumental neon sculpture by Portland-based, Seneca Nation artist Marie Watt. This work builds upon Seneca oral history traditions and the history of call and response. Conversations are intended to call back in time to our...

NAYA’s Annual Neerchokikoo Powwow

NAYA Family Center 5135 NE Columbia BLVD, Portland, OR, United States

NAYA’s Annual Neerchokikoo Powwow is a celebration of Native American history, culture, and cultural arts. Since 2010, the powwow has welcomed the community to gather to celebrate culture through dance, music, art and food. The Neerchokikoo Powwow also honors partners, volunteers and donors whose contributions to NAYA’s work has enhanced the lives of our youth,...

Chords to Other Chords (Relative)

The Center for Native Arts and Cultures 800 SE 10th Avenue, Portland, OR, United States

Native Arts & Cultures Foundation is excited to partner with Converge 45 to present Chords to Other Chords (Relative), a monumental neon sculpture by Portland-based, Seneca Nation artist Marie Watt. This work builds upon Seneca oral history traditions and the history of call and response. Conversations are intended to call back in time to our...