Level up with business, freelance and career tips—coupled with a side of inspiration.
From buying salmon from Columbia River fishers to watching docs on YouTube, Guest Curator Emily Washines recommends these 5 ways to connect to Indigenous history and culture in the Pacific Northwest.
From finding new ideas to overcoming rejection, Emily Washines recommends these three books to motivate, inform, and inspire your creative business dreams.
“History is complex and helps build complex characters. You gain more insight when you research historical people from a place of curiosity. If I am too set on who they are, I will miss things. My writing and speaking are enriched when I take a more open approach and let myself be surprised.” - Emily Washines
“Creatives need to participate in politics and advocacy because we need their bold imagination and tenacity, especially at this moment.” - Reese Tanimura
“I consider myself successful, but not within the measurements that we ‘traditionally’ use. I’m successful in that the work I’ve done has created bridges, created new partnerships, new friendships, new relationships.” - Ben Hunter
Discover, re-discover and indulge in great music at this year’s Northwest Folklife Festival.
There are so many ways to find musical communities who are also potential fans.
“I say all the time that I am not self-made, I’m ‘community-made.’” - Aramis Hamer