WHO WE ARE

WE BELIEVE NATIVE ARTS AND CULTURES:

  • Bring a valuable perspective to contemporary life
  • Inspire healing within indigenous communities and among Native peoples and the general population
  • Provoke thought, spark discussion, explore solutions and add a vital contribution to our communities and world
William Wilson (Navajo Nation), Auto Immune Response #2
Photo courtesy of artist.

OUR VALUES

We owe it to future generations to break through all barriers that limit our potential and forge new frontiers with a courageous spirit.

Luci Tapahonso (NACF National Artist Fellow)
2018 NACF National Artist Fellows Convening

OUR MISSION

NACF 2018 Mentor Artist Fellow Will Wilson taking tintype photographs
2019 NACF Gratitude Celebration, Santa Fe

The Native Arts and Cultures Foundation advances equity and cultural knowledge, focusing on the power of arts and collaboration to strengthen Native communities and promote positive social change with American Indian, Native Hawaiian, and Alaska Native peoples in the United States.

The Native Arts and Cultures Foundation (NACF) is a Native-led, 501 (c) 3 philanthropic organization dedicated exclusively to the perpetuation of American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian arts and cultures nationwide.

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