April 9, 2016, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Hosted by NEFA & Northeast Indigenous Arts Alliance (NIAA)

Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center, 110 Pequot Trail, Mashantucket, CT 06338  | Directions & Parking

Free; lunch included.

The agenda will include updates on NIAA activities, information on NEFA programs including CreativeGround, discussion on needs and opportunities for Native artists, and networking among participants (Check out a list of participants).


Learn about the Northeast Indigenous Arts Alliance

Hotel Information

Howard Johnson Inn Mystic, Mystic, CT

Discounted rooms are available for $90-$100 until March 26.

To reserve, call 800.363.2297 and request to speak with Bethany L. Ludwig. Please reference confirmation number 32952222.


A limited number of travel stipends are available on a rolling basis. Priority will be given to individual Native artists, representatives of Native-led organizations, and participants traveling more than 30 miles.

  • Applications must be submitted by March 28, 2016 at the latest. The earlier an application is submitted, the greater the chances of funding.
  • Stipends will generally range from $100-$500.
  • Notifications will be made within 5-7 days after submission.
  • Please complete the online travel application form to apply and for more details.

The Travel Stipends have been awarded and are no longer available.


CONTACT: email Dawn Spears

The event meeting space is accessible for individuals using wheelchairs. Please contact Daniela Jacobson (617.951.0010 x528) by March 18, 2016 if other accommodations are needed.