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The Nez Perce Arts Council

Mission:   Creating a better community through the arts while perpetuation all that is said to be the Nez Perce way.

GOALS

•   Build opportunities for diverse art experiences for all ages
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Provide exposure to and develop respect for all cultures
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Promote excellence in the arts
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Promote and provide opportunities for comprehensive skills building in both the traditional and contemporary arts to the highest level possible
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Make continuous effort to build a sustainable future for the Arts Council

2010-2011 Calendar

*  Weaving Class, Lapwai - Monday's 5:30pm-7:30pm
*  2010 -2011 Culture Camp - 1st & 2nd week in August
*  Develop NPAC website link with Tribal site and other Art organization links

*  Send out Call for Artists through helpdesk
*  Promotion of Nez Perce Authennticity Label Enhancement Program - November 2010 to May 2011

Board Members

ATTENTION:  WE ARE IN NEED OF INTERESTED ARTIST’S OR INDIVIDUALS TO BE ON THE NEZ PERCE ARTS COUNCIL.  PLEASE CONTACT: ethelg@nezperce.org if you are interested.

 

Current Board Members

Angel Sobotta, Chairperson
Agnes Weaskus, Member
Scherri Greene, Member
Sarah Penney, Member
Helen Goodteacher, Member
Jon McConville, Member

Staff: Ethel Greene, Cultural Arts Coordinator

Nez Perce Arts Council ...............................................................................................(208)843-7409 Phone
PO Box 365 ....................................................................................................................(208)843-7308 FAX
Lapwai, ID  83540
 ........................................................................................................EthelG@nezperce.org

 

LINKS:

 American Indian Arts, Inc. - www.Amerinda.org

 First Peoples Fund - www.firstpeoplesfund.org

 Project HOOP, “Honoring Our Origins and Peoples”, UCLA, American Indian Studies - www.hoop.aisc.ucla.edu

 California Indian Basket Weaver’s Association - www.ciba.org

 Northwest Native American Basket Weaver’s Association - www.nnaba.org

 Native American Public Telecommunications - www.nativetelecom.org

 National Museum of American Indians - www.nmai.si.edu

 Idaho Commission on Arts - www.arts.idaho.gov

 Potlatch Fund - www.potlatchfund.org

 Inter:

 The following individuals and agency sites provide anti-fraud information and online complaint forms. Contact information marked with a * denotes Fair Trade practices, Consumer protection, Alaska Native Artist and art protection resources.

Federal Trade Commission (Western States Region)    | back to top |
U.S. Federal Trade Commission Western States Region, Director
915 Second Avenue, Suite 2896
Seattle, WA 98174    
tel:(206) 220-4480
fax: (206) 220-6366
http://www.ftc.gov/

Trademark and Copyright Resources   | back to top |

U.S. Trademark Office - http://www.uspto.gov/main/trademarks.htm

U.S. Copyright Office - http://www.copyright.gov/

Intellectual Property Rights/Stop Fakes.gov  - http://www.uspto.gov/smallbusiness/

 Meridith Stanton*
U.S. DOI Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Director
4004 US Department of the Interior
Washington, DC 20240    
Telephonel: (202) 208-3773
Fax: (202) 208-5196
meridith_stanton@ios.doi.gov
http://www.doi.gov/iacb/

Online complaint form: http://www.doi.gov/iacb/file.html
U.S. Department of the Interior Federally Recognized Tribes - PDF

International Institute for Indigenous Resource Management - www.iiirm.org

Evergreen State College - www.evergreen.edu

National Endowment for the Arts - www.arts.gov

Arts Council Biographies

Ethel Greene

Angel McFarland-Sobotta

Jon McConville

Agnes Weaskus

Scherri Greene

Helen Goodteacher

Sarah Penney

Allen Pinkham Jr.

 


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