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NATIVE ARTS AND CULTURES FOUNDATION - NATIVE ARTS AND CULTURE: - RESILIENCE, RECLAMATION, AND RELEVANCE

18 February 2021

Summary

Downs, Senior Program Officer, Division of Preservation and Access NATIVE ARTS AND CULTURES FOUNDATION 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. [...] It will take the collaboration of Native and non-Native peoples; the public, private, and non-profit sectors; and the goodwill and efforts of many individuals and communities to accomplish these goals. [...] Morgan & Aaron Salā 6 Native Arts and Culture: Resilience, Reclamation, and Relevance ADVANCE TRUTH-TELLING ABOUT NATIVE • Create and develop more Native leadership PEOPLES, HISTORY, AND OUR ARTS AND and organizational development programs to CULTURES better prepare Native cultural workers to rise in and lead museums and other arts and cultural The ability of Native peoples to tell our own stories. [...] Panel speakers and moderators were Native leaders, artists, activists, curators, culture bearers, and educators, and they engaged with a diverse audience of Native artists and leaders as well as Native and non-Native colleagues from government agencies, foundations, and the non-profit arts and culture sector. [...] Delores (Diné/Eastern Band of Cherokee/Dakota, Native Churchill (Haida, Weaver/Visual Artist, NEA National Arts and Cultures Foundation) outlined the history Heritage Fellow) spoke about different methods in and trajectory of NACF and its new endeavors in the Northwest to reclaim Haida and Tlingit language the realm of support for Native artists and culture and cultural practices—from Hawaiian-sty.

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NACF
Native Arts and Cultures Foundation