Striving to meet the cultural and linguistic needs of our communities where it is most needed, including the marginalized, 2Spirit/LGBT Veterans of Color, First Nations/Native Veterans, Tribal Elders, family members, and their communities.
Are you an Artist?
Do you wish to share your artwork with others?
Are you working to sustain financial stability through your art?
First Nation Foundation may be able to help...
Contact us for more information.
Are you a single parent/guardian with children ages 5 and under?
This program provides supplies and limited financial assistance to help cover the needs of marginalized women/single parents and their child(ren).
Contact us for more specific information.
Healing and Talking Circles are provided for participants to share their experiences in a safe and accountable environment, striving for understanding of individual roles in a community through first nations/indigenous methods with focus on healing and mitigation of disruptions within communities.
During these trying times we are honored to have received two Foundation Grants which allowed us to provide limited COVID-19 relief funding.
This program allows us to provide financial assistance to our Native Veterans, Tribal Elders, and their families.
Food is a vital part of our daily lives, and for many First Nation/indigenous communities, food is a vital part of our culture.
First Nation Foundation strives to ensure everyone has access to their traditional foods while working with the community to find mentors to teach sustainable traditional and contemporary harvesting and preparation methods under a model of balance and respect for the environment.
ła dm g̱atg̱oydiksa gitwaaltk (git= people, waal= do or be, -tk)
"The Warrior's are coming!"
First Nation Foundation understands indigenous people continue to be the highest percentage of non-white communities to enlist in the US Armed Forces since the beginning.
We strive to provide services and programs specifically for our gitwaaltk, no matter their tribal affiliation, enrollment status, veteran status, or identity(s). We do this because this is our way...
Films by first nations/indigenous filmmakers, artists, photographers, writers and musicians.
Telling our stories for all generations.
The Becoming DocuSeries follows filmmaker and photographer J. Joshua Diltz' return home to the ancient shores of Metlakatla, Alaska, island home of the Metlakatla Tsimshians. His family.
Live your moment.
Explore first nations indigenous stories, narratives, and themes through the Maalsk program. Let us video archive and document your event, story, narrative, or theme so you can live your moment.