Native Arts & Culture Foundation (arts/opportunity)


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We are proud to announce the call for entries for the 2014 Native Arts and Cultures Foundation Artist Fellowships. Online applications are due before May  3. 

"Through the fellowship program, we hope to foster the creative voices of our indigenous artists," said foundation Program Director Reuben Tomás Roqueñi (Yaqui/Mexican). "We believe in the beauty and inspiration of the work of Native artists and the fellowships provide a significant resource for their practice.

The $20,000 fellowships awarded by the Native Arts and Cultures Foundation (NACF) recognize the creativity and expression of exceptional Native artists who have made significant impact in the field. American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian artists are encouraged to apply for this unique national fellowship honoring excellence by Native artists in six disciplines: dance, filmmaking, literature, music, traditional arts and visual arts. 

Artists who are members of federally and state-recognized U.S. tribes, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian communities can review criteria in full and apply by the May 3 deadline at:

We will announce recipients in November 2013. For questions about this opportunity, contact Program Director Reuben Roqueñi: or 360-314-2421.

2014 NACF Artist Fellowships

Deadline to Apply: May 3 Application:

Since it was launched in 2009, the Native Arts and Cultures Foundation has awarded $1,341,000 in grants to 72 Native artists and organizations in 20 states. Created after decades of visioning among the nation's first peoples with the support of the Ford Foundation and others, we are a national charity solely dedicated to supporting the revitalization, appreciation and perpetuation of Native arts and cultures. To learn more about past fellows awarded and to donate in support of our mission,



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