FALL 2016 SANTA FE, New Mexico | Greetings! In light of the events that have received such impassioned attention over the past few weeks, namely the protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline and the presidential election, we feel more compelled than ever to share the work we have been doing in Indian Country and the global Read more….
The SNCC Team is Celebrating an Art Grant Award & Three Exhibitions this Season! The SNCC team is celebrating several art happenings this fall: a major art grant and art exhibits at three institutions! If you’ll be in New York, Florida or Northern New Mexico this September, please consider checking out our works: The Robert Rauschenberg Foundation | Read more….
SUMMER 2016 From the Tribal Front: we present the work and values of the Sustainable Native Communities Collaborative in our second quarterly newsletter! SANTA FE, New Mexico | Greetings from Northern New Mexico, where Summer’s dry heat has us envisioning the impending monsoon. We at Sustainable Native Communities Collaborative (SNCC) have been busy these past three months Read more….
SPRING 2016 From the Tribal Front: we present the work and values of the Sustainable Native Communities Collaborative in this inaugural newsletter! SANTA FE, New Mexico | Greetings from the awe-inspiring landscapes of New Mexico! The spring weather is finally here, and we at the Sustainable Native Communities Collaborative are excited to share our inaugural Read more….
Our PBS Natural Heroes TV episode Native American Green is now airing on stations across the country. You can tune in locally or stream the program below. Produced by Sustainable Native Communities Collaborative with Adventure Pictures, the show tells the story of a remarkable transformation in green architecture on Native American lands. A new generation of tribal leaders, architects and planners is creating sustainable buildings Read more….
Joseph Kunkel of SNCC presents the Santo Domingo Heritage Trail Arts Project at Creative Placemaking—Connecting Community Development and the Arts
Joseph Kunkel of SNCC shared his field notes from the Heritage Trail Arts Project now underway at the Santo Domingo Pueblo New Mexico this week at Creative Placemaking. The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, in partnership with ArtPlace America and the National Endowment for the Arts, hosted the event to bring together practitioners, foundations, Read more….
Unveiling our home designs for the Assiniboine Sioux Tribes of Wolf Point Montana in collaboration with Brad Pitt’s Make it Right Foundation
Representatives of Make it Right and SNCC attended Dwell on Design to give attendees a first look at the home designs for the tribal members of Fort Peck, Montana. We’re thrilled to share this great work with our friends in the design community. Make It Right is partnering with the Sioux and Assiniboine tribes of Read more….
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Owe’neh Bupingeh Preservation Plan to receive 2013 HUD Secretary’s Opportunity and Empowerment Award
Our work at Ohkay Owingeh has been recognized by a number of wonderful organizations. It is particularly gratifying to have the planning process recognized by HUD and the American Planning Association. We are delighted that our journey with the entire tribal community has resulted in a beautiful place that connects with their deep past and Read more….
We love seeing Placemaking getting national attention, and this week this nice article showed up on the Atlantic Cities, 4 Examples of Powerful Placemaking. The article talks about the work the National Endowment for the Arts is doing in communities across the country to “encourage creative activity; create community identity and a sense of place; Read more….