Through Eighth Generation and the Chief Seattle Club community members will receive support and warmth as they transition into permanent housing. Heart Berry's blankets now grace the beds of our relatives on their way to a better life. Watch the full story from Seattle.gov about this powerful collaboration and the ongoing efforts by tribal businesses, organizations, and artists to live our values through our work.
We had a great time with John Pepion and Smudge for your thoughts! Heart Berry's Howes and Pepion share about their journeys from art hustle to indigenous entrepeneurship. Hear the inside of our mentorship with Eighth Generation and Louie Gong. Watch/Listen here:
Heart Berry's Howes "Bringing Back Mamahood" in new Headwaters Foundation for Justice Calendar "Transformation as an Anishinaabekwe is returning. Every move has been made to remove us from our hearts, our lands, and our breath. When we return to our ways, our language, and our ceremonies, and who we truly are we transform not into something new but into something ancient. We become that which we grieved and raged and sobbed and longed for. A memory. We are returning because our grandmother's kept themselves safe for us. This is our work." Howes draws on motherhood and her own work to reclaim her identity often in her art. In the Ojibwe Floral Tradition, Howes was taught to use plants as...
Heart Berry zoomed it up with Chez Oxendine from Tribal Business News to share about our business model, open up about her mentorship with Louie and Gong and the Inspired Natives Project, and doing tribal business during the Covid-10 Pandemic. Read the interview here: