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Support for Native Artists Apply Now! We are proud to announce the call Hazel Pete Institute for entries for the 2014 Native Arts of Chehalis Basketry and Cultures Foundation Artist Fellowships. Online applications are 137 Anderson Rd, Oakville, WA 98568 due before May 3. (Washington State Tax Registration # 602 509 665) “Through the fellowship program, we hope to foster the creative voices of our indigenous artists,” said foundation Program Director Reuben “Basketry Workshop – Weavers Teaching Weavers” Tomás Roqueñi (Yaqui/Mexican). “We believe in the beauty and Friday, Saturday May 10 & 11 , 2013 inspiration of the work of Native artists and the fellowships provide a th th 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM signifcant resource for their practice.” Doors open at 8:00 AM The $20,000 fellowships awarded by the Native Arts and Cultures Foundation (NACF) recognize the creativity and expression of I-5, Exit 88 Great Wolf Lodge, Grand Mound, WA exceptional Native artists who have made signifcant impact in the 1-800-640-WOLF (9653) feld. American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian artists Use code: 1205WEAV when reserving rooms are encouraged to apply for this unique national fellowship honoring by April 17 excellence by Native artists in six disciplines: dance, flmmaking, th literature, music, traditional arts and visual arts. Registration Cost: $125.00 Payment by May 1 st to reserve your place or pay $130.00 at the door Artists who are members of federally and state-recognized U.S. tribes, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian communities can review criteria Make check payable and send to: HPICB in full and apply by the May 3 deadline at: or Hazel Pete Institute of Chehalis Basketry, fellowships 137 Anderson Rd, Oakville, WA 98568 Call Trudy at 360-888-5808 for more information. We will announce recipients in November 2013. For questions about this opportunity, contact Program Director Reuben Roqueñi: reuben@ Join master weavers in a “sit beside” art - basketry. Challenge or 360-314-2421. yourself, relearn, and adapt basketry techniques with new and old friends. Each master weaver will have kits priced. 2014 NACF Artist Fellowships Deadline to Apply: May 3 (Participants need to bring cash for the purchase of kits.) Most Application: classes will be 1/2 day in length. You will be able to complete 2 projects per day. Dinner is served on Friday night with a Since it was launched in 2009, the Native Arts and Cultures Foundation program, and box lunches will be provided during the day. has awarded $1,341,000 in grants to 72 Native artists and organizations Coffee, tea, and water service throughout the day. Door prizes, in 20 states. Created after decades of visioning among the nation’s silent auction and raffe daily. frst peoples with the support of the Ford Foundation and others, we are a national charity solely dedicated to supporting the revitalization, Are you only able to attend 1 day? appreciation and perpetuation of Native arts and cultures. To learn more Tribal Youth Day is Friday the May 10. about past fellows awarded and to donate in support of our mission, visit: Register for $75.00 and bring kit fees! You can also connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, Want a vendor table and YouTube Contact Yvonne Peterson at (cell) 360-490-9659 to discuss options or NATIVE ARTS AND CULTURES FOUNDATION - (360) 314-2421 email: ( 11109 NE 14th Street, Vancouver, WA 98684    Page 11
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