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VANCOUVER, Wash. - The Native Arts and Cultures Foundation (NACF), a national 501(c)(3) charity committed to building a fund dedicated exclusively to foster the revitalization, appreciation and perpetuation of Native arts and cultures, has awarded its 2013 Artist Fellowships to 12 American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian artists in eight states. Fellowships were awarded in six disciplines, including: dance; film; literature; music; traditional; and visual arts. The fellowship are $10,000 and $20,000 with a total allocation of $200,000.
Sitka artist receives Native Arts and Cultures Foundation grant 121912 AE 1 Capital City Weekly VANCOUVER, Wash. - The Native Arts and Cultures Foundation (NACF), a national 501(c)(3) charity committed to building a fund dedicated exclusively to foster the revitalization, appreciation and perpetuation of Native arts and cultures, has awarded its 2013 Artist Fellowships to 12 American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian artists in eight states. Fellowships were awarded in six disciplines, including: dance; film; literature; music; traditional; and visual arts. The fellowship are $10,000 and $20,000 with a total allocation of $200,000.
Wednesday, December 19, 2012

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Sitka artist receives Native Arts and Cultures Foundation grant

VANCOUVER, Wash. - The Native Arts and Cultures Foundation (NACF), a national 501(c)(3) charity committed to building a fund dedicated exclusively to foster the revitalization, appreciation and perpetuation of Native arts and cultures, has awarded its 2013 Artist Fellowships to 12 American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian artists in eight states. Fellowships were awarded in six disciplines, including: dance; film; literature; music; traditional; and visual arts. The fellowship are $10,000 and $20,000 with a total allocation of $200,000.

List of 2012-2013 Fellows

Teri Rofkar (Tlingit), Sitka, Alaska - Traditional ($20,000)

Joan Kane (Iñupiat), Anchorage, Alaska - Literature ($20,000)

Bobby Bullet (Chippewa), Iron River, Mich. - Music ($10,000)

Brent Michael Davids (Stockbridge Munsee Band of the Mohican Nation), Saint Paul, Minn. - Music ($10,000)

Natalie Diaz (Mojave), Mohave Valley, Ariz. - Literature ($20,000)

Kapulani Landgraf (Native Hawaiian), Kaneohe, Hawaii - Visual Arts ($20,000)

Andrew Okpeaha MacLean (Iñupiat), New York City - Film ($20,000)

Christopher Kaui Morgan (Native Hawaiian), North Bethesda, Md. - Dance ($20,000)

Cyril Pahinui (Native Hawaiian), Waipahu, Hawaii - Music ($20,000)

Ronald Paquin (Sault Ste. Marie Band of Chippewa Indians), Cheboygan, Mich. - Traditional ($10,000)

Rosy Simas (Seneca), Minneapolis, Minn. - Dance ($20,000)

Rose Simpson (Santa Clara Pueblo), Española, N.M. - Visual Arts ($10,000)


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