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Posts from Dawn Spears

April 2016

4.22.16
Dawn Spears
On Saturday April 9th amid much camaraderie, Northeast Indigenous Arts Alliance (NIAA) in partnership with New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA) joined for the inaugural Native Arts in New...Read more »

May 2015

5.13.15
Dawn Spears
As the organizer of the Northeast Indigenous Arts Alliance planning group, I have come to a place of reflection; looking back I can say I jumped headfirst into planning and I am now knee deep! This...Read more »

September 2014

9.30.14
Dawn Spears
Over the last several months, the development of a New England Native Arts Consortium has been underway. With a planning grant in hand, I, Dawn Spears, former Native Arts program manager at NEFA,...Read more »

May 2014

5.2.14
Dawn Spears
NEFA's Native Arts program has made its final round of grants that will explore creation of a consortium to continue supporting Native artists in New England. Your participation in this process is...Read more »

January 2014

1.23.14
Dawn Spears
January 4, 2014 marked the final day of Native New England Now , an installation of works by Native American artists supported over the years through NEFA’s Native Arts program. Produced in...Read more »

October 2013

10.28.13
Dawn Spears
The Native Arts program at NEFA has partnered with Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center (MPMRC) to bring together Native New England Now , on exhibit through January 4, 2014, featuring...Read more »

March 2013

3.21.13
Dawn Spears
As a part of the TAAC/Rhode Island Planning Committee, I am excited that this year’s conference, OPEN DIALOGUE 13, will be here in New England. This is an exciting opportunity bringing The...Read more »

January 2013

1.25.13
Dawn Spears
One of my goals as program manager of NEFA’s Native Arts program is to guide Native American artists and organizations through NEFA’s application process. One way in which I achieve this...Read more »

November 2012

11.15.12
Dawn Spears
November 2012 is National Native American Heritage Month, and each year, the President of the United States recognizes Native Americans with a proclamation celebrating the rich heritage of the...Read more »

August 2012

8.27.12
Dawn Spears
Are you interested in applying for a Native Arts New England Grant but don’t know where to start? Before each grant deadline, we hold several free grant application workshops which are designed...Read more »

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