Native Art: Louie Gong
December 12, 2017 - 3:50 pm
In this series, Louie Gong, Eighth Generation founder and Seattle Nooksack artist, explains “native inspired” doesn’t mean a native artist crafted the piece. He also shares his story about how he got involved in a project to enliven a local transitional shelter with genuine native art. The goal was to inspire change in the lives of the local people transitioning from homelessness to housingl.
Part 1 – Louie Gong gives some tips on how to tell if a piece was made by a native artist
Part 2 – Louie Gong shares how genuine native art has been used to enrich a local homeless shelter
Producer Yuko Kodama
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