Design and deliver community art workshops where members of the Native American and ally communities design and create empowering art related to social justice issues of mutual importance. These include in after-school programs and on-site at various public events. Art can include hands-on screen printing, banners, alter ego outfits and more. Workshops often feed into public advocacy events, such as the MMIW march.
Organize public events with various Native American, environmental, and social justice advocacy groups at which the Native American community and allies can stand together and advocate (e.g., MMIW march, Indian Month kick-off, and Indigenous People’s Day).
Train and mentor new Native American artists who wish to work with and empower their community’s healing, visibility and engagement
Support art in the community by providing inspiration, projects and logistical support (e.g., for street theater popups, mosaic teams, art events).
Shape dialogue regarding arising issues by creating art in immediate response (e.g., White Earth homeless encampment, Standing Rock, Line 3 opposition).
Create and maintain lending library of art materials and supplies needed for community events and actions.