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Native Arts and Cultures Foundation Announces New SHIFT Program Awardees for 2021 | News

PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — The Native Arts and Cultures Foundation (NACF) is pleased to announce the first cohort of the SHIFT – Transformative Change and Indigenous Arts program awardees. Following a national open call for American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian artists, applications were reviewed by a panel of arts professionals in multiple areas of expertise. Fifteen projects were selected to receive a $100,000 two-year award designed to support artists and community projects responding to social, environmental and economic justice issues to draw increased attention to Native communities.

The SHIFT – Transformative Change and Indigenous

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Disneyland Resort opens a new Native American-inspired spa, but there’s a history to the name

A Tenaya Stone, gifted by a Miwok elder descended of Chief Tenaya of the Yosemite Valley, is a focal point and place for guests to set their intentions at Disneyland Resort's Tenaya Stone Spa.

A Tenaya Stone, gifted by a Miwok elder descended of Chief Tenaya of the Yosemite Valley, is a focal point and place for guests to set their intentions at Disneyland Resort’s Tenaya Stone Spa.

Just days after Lake Tahoe’s Squaw Valley ski resort rebranded itself as Palisades Tahoe in recognition of the “derogatory and offensive” connotations of its former name, a new destination with Native American influences debuted Thursday at Disneyland Resort.

Tenaya Stone Spa at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel and Spa is “inspired by the spirit of nature, Indigenous cultures of California and design principles of the Arts

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Native Arts: markets and museum exhibits

Aug. 20—Artist markets

Free Indian Market

8 a.m. — 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 21, and Sunday, Aug. 22

Federal Park, Washington Avenue and South Federal Place (across from the Scottish Rite Temple)

505-670-5918, facebook.com/FreeIndianMarketShow

More than 500 Native elders selling artwork; featuring music, dance, and food, as well as a silent auction. Free admission.

IAIA Recent Graduate Art Market

7 a.m. — 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 21, and Sunday, Aug. 22

IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts, 108 Cathedral Pl.

505-428-5899; iaia.edu/happenings

The Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) hosts an art market by alumni from 2016 — 2021. Booth

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The revelation of Canada’s cultural genocide against native people should shake the world into a historical reckoning that extends beyond empty apologies

A memorial for one of the 215 children found in a mass grave in Canada.

A memorial for one of the 215 children found in a mass grave in Canada. Getty

  • 751 unmarked graves of indigenous Canadians were uncovered weeks after another mass grave was found.

  • The shocking news should jolt not just Canada, but the entire global community into reckoning with their own histories of cultural genocide.

  • From Australia to China and a number of nations in between, policy and not apologies are what marginalized communities need to heal.

  • Parisa Hashempour is a freelance journalist and International Studies lecturer living in the Netherlands.

  • This is an opinion column. The thoughts expressed are those of

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