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anything from shoes, shirts, posters and more.
The smiles on their faces showed during their
photos. The community members shared their
favorite memories with Freddie Brown or Gary
Payton. It was a good and memorable day
meeting the two greatest basketball Seattle Sonics

Workshop continued from Page 1 Logan, Tonawanda-Seneca, 1st Nations Iroquois the classroom “Resources are so
Federation Artist. environment. It important for beginning
“This program is a Some of the topics was great to see
great investment covered were Pricing “My experience from the ‘Train the Trainer’ was the business side and experienced
in expanding the Strategies, Personal that the artists definitely had passion and pride of the course, and artists. It’s not an easy
educational scope Budgets, Break-Even regarding their artwork. It blew me away on how give Artists the task for many artists to
of the Education Analysis for Artists, much thought they put into their work, not to tools to market start a business as a
Marketing, Artists mention countless hours. The stories shared by their products. If way to provide for their
Department, Calendar, Preparing for the artists will be cherished by me, and the love you are a Native families. This class is
and would Major Art Shows, and for our Native culture. The First Nations trainers Artist, and have essential to lead toward
Business Planning. A gave great guidance and recommendations based not taken this that path. This class will
benefit everyone test was given at the on their own personal experience, which assisted course, I highly encourage and assist
involved.” Jesse end of the course, with recommend it!” artists to achieve their
all participants passing. Edcelena James, goals and objectives.”
Gleason, a Loan Officer, the
Chehalis Artist. Taala Fund. Fred Shortman,
Chehalis Artist.
The participants enjoyed the course. Here are
some of their comments:

“The First People’s Fund Train the Trainer course Participants taking notes during class. A If you are a Native Artist, and would like to
is a valuable Native Art marketing and business test was given at the end of the course, learn more about the business aspect, we highly
resource. This course delivers a foundation with all participants passing. recommend this course. Please contact CTLF
for artists to build their professional artistic staff. Remember, there are many forms of Native
endeavors on. I look forward to applying many of art, including pottery, wood carving, beading,
the arts strategies presented in the course.” Linley weaving, painting, sewing, and more.

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