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390 A Summit Road
Exeter, RI, 02822
United States

(401)491-9063

Tomaquag Museum is dedicated to educating the public and promote thoughtful dialogue regarding Indigenous history, culture, arts, Mother Earth and to connect to native issues of today.

Native Opportunities

Appear in Trinity Repertory's "A Christmas Carol"

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Trinity Rep's annual production of A Christmas Carol is a Rhode Island community tradition.  In planning for this year's production, directors (and Resident Acting Company members) Angela Brazil and Stephen Thorne have centered on the word "Community."  

We are reaching out to Natives in the Rhode Island community, asking if they'd like to appear onstage in a featured cameo appearance in the production.  

We have a couple spots left for those who are interested.  Contact Samantha Cullen-Fry at sfry@tomaquagmuseum.org or call us at (401)491-9063.  

RISCA is seeking interested Native Artists for Exhibit

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RISCA is in the planning stages of the next exhibit

The dates of this year's Native American exhibit are

Native American Art Exhibit  August 19 - Sept 30, 2017

Drop off & Hanging: Saturday, August 19th, 2017, 9:00- 4:00pm

Pick up: Saturday, September 30th from 10:00-12:00pm

Thursday, August 21, 2017, 6:00-8:30pm (part of Gallery Night)

They will also be looking for Native American performers and artists.

RISCA will be posting a call out soon, any Native Artist who are interested can contact  Elena Calderón Patiño, Director, Community Arts Program at Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA)  One Capitol Hill, 3rd Floor Providence, RI 02908  http://www.arts.ri.gov/

2017 Native American Long-term Fellow

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Peabody Essex Museum - Salem, MA

One Year Native American Long-term Fellowship Beginning mid-September 2017

The Peabody Essex Museum is pleased to announce a post-graduate curatorial fellowship for 2017-2018, funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Beginning in mid-September 2017, this twelve month fellowship will provide curatorial training and support scholarly research related to the collections and exhibitions of the Peabody Essex Museum. The Native American Fellow is fully integrated into the Exhibition Research and Publishing (ERP) team of PEM's Curatorial department with duties comparable to those of assistant curator. This position supports collection curators on exhibition planning, implementation, and other curatorial projects. ERP team members manage a portfolio of specific curatorial projects that require them to: develop exhibition proposals; research and implement exhibitions, publications, and interpretive materials; and research and/or facilitate collection-related projects. The position interfaces across many PEM departments, especially with Collection Services, Registration, Exhibition Planning, Interpretation, and Conservation, regarding the implementation of projects. 

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Support and collaborate with the curators of American Art and Native American and Oceanic Art and Culture in support of future gallery installations. Fellow will provide support on exhibition development, including proposals, research, checklist development and management, planning, and interaction with outside researchers, exhibition advisors, artists, collectors, museum patrons, and curatorial staff from other institutions. Participate in the development of exhibition publishing projects; collaborate with editor and curator to provide content research, and production support as needed. 

2. Participate in exhibition planning teams, facilitate communication and monitor progress to meet exhibition planning goals and deadlines for assigned projects. Take part in the development of interpretive strategies, labels, and integrated media as needed. 

3. Support Director of Exhibition Planning, curators, and other staff in management of traveling exhibitions organized by the Peabody Essex Museum and tours to other venues. Coordinate with PEM staff and borrowing institutions to facilitate reviews and approvals and other tasks as needed. 

4. Support curators in other areas such as collection development, acquisition research, institutional advancement, and responding to research inquiries. This may include planning and implementation of Visiting Committee Meetings, patron programs, public programs and symposia, and special projects as needed. 

5. Assists Collection Services with access to and use of collection, researcher appointments and correspondence, collection photography; and participate in collection handling, and exhibition installation as needed. 

6. Assists Registration with exhibition loan activities, including conditioning, serving as courier, and other tasks as needed. 

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

We are looking for candidates who are of Native American, Alaska Native, or Native Hawaiian descent. First Nations descendants are also welcome to apply, provided you are eligible to work in the United States. MA required; PhD or ABD preferred. Art History degree preferred. Minimum of 3 years of related experience preferably in an art museum setting and experience related to preparing exhibitions and publications. Must be resourceful, able to work independently and adjust easily to changing priorities. Excellent strategic thinking, written and oral communication, time and project management and multi-tasking skills required; creativity and initiative in identifying and fulfilling curatorial requirements essential; highly organized and detail oriented a must; strong interpersonal skills and a team-oriented work style critical. Strong research skills as well as familiarity with computerized word processing, spreadsheets and databases required. 

Complete application deadline, including references and transcripts, is due Friday, July 28, 2017. 

Application

Guidelines

BENEFITS: 

The Long-term Fellow is a salaried full-time position and is eligible for the museum's employee benefits program, including medical and dental. 

The Native American Fellowship Program

This Long-term Fellowship position is funded through support provided by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and is connected to our exciting, newly expanded Native American Fellowship Program at the Peabody Essex Museum, which provides practical experience in day-to-day operations and leadership training for rising 21st century community leaders in the museum and non-profit cultural sector. 

For more information, click link below. 

Vacancies at AS220

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AS220 has 3 vacancies opening up at the Mercantile Block September 1, 2017.

Two are subsidized units with income restrictions and one has no income restrictions. Our target residents are working artists who need affordable housing who will participate in the arts community. There is a monthly 5 hour volunteer commitment to AS220 as part of the lease. Please be realistic about being able and willing to fulfill this commitment. We hope to continue to build and support a permanent arts community in downtown Providence. There is no parking with any of our spaces and the building is a non smoking building. Cats are allowed in this building with a $250 pet fee but no dogs please.  They are as follows:

Unit 305 is 785 square feet. This is a unit that falls into the income level that cannot exceed $25,250 for single occupancy or $28,850 for double occupancy annual gross income. The monthly rent is $617 per month.

Unit 311 is 788 square feet. This unit falls into the income level that cannot exceed $30,300 per month for single occupancy or $34,620 for double occupancy annual gross income.

Unit 408 is 801 square feet. This unit is unrestricted so has no income cap. The rent is $1115 per month. 

The subsidized units must submit extensive income documentation as well as the completion of the forms. Your annual gross income must be at least double what your annual rent would be to qualify. Tenant pays their electric bill. A utility allowance has been factored into the aforementioned rents.

The applications are also time date stamped so the earlier you get your application in the better. Only complete applications can be considered and will receive the time date stamp at that time all materials are received. You can find the application attached or online at https://as220.org/livework-studios/vacancies/

The deadline for applications is July 31, 2017 at Midnight. 

Please send applications to:  susan@as220.org

or mail or hand deliver them to:

AS220 

c/o Susan Clausen

95 Mathewson Street #204

Providence, RI 02903

BIA Water Resources Technician Training Program

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Seeking Applicants - Bureau of Indian Affairs 22 week Water Resources Technician Training Position at CBFO

Good afternoon,

I'd like to share with you an opportunity that is through the Bureau of Indian Affairs where one of the opportunities will be located with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service at the Chesapeake Bay Field Office in Annapolis, Maryland.

Job Description:  BIA Water Resources Technician Training Program - Water Corps

Length:  Full time, 26 weeks position

Location:  Various Locations with Tribal Governments; Federal or State Government agencies; non-profit or private sector organizations

Living Allowance:  Four Month Employment Voucher, 22 weeks of $404.00 a week

AmeriCorps Award:  Environmental Stewards are eligible for an AmeriCorps education award upon successful completion of the program. Value of the education award is $2,887.50.

Age Requirement:  18-34 years old

Student Loans:  Student loan forbearance during the term of service (where qualified)

Start Date:  Monday, July 10, 2017 to Friday, January 5, 2018

Application Due Date:  Applications accepted until filled

The vacancy announcement provides additional information about the position, such as the major duties, qualification requirements, salary, benefits, application filing procedures, etc.  Those who have questions about this specific employment opportunity can call or email the point of contact that is identified on the last page of the vacancy announcement.

Please share this opportunity with other interested individuals.  If you have any questions please feel free to contact me. Thanks and have a wonderful week!

Amanda Wise

Diversity Outreach and Employment Specialist

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

Division of Diversity and Civil Rights
Hadley, Massachusetts

Telephone: 413-253-8314

SAIGE offers Training Program for Native American Students

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Native students are the heart of SAIGE and encouraging them is part of our mission. Please help spread the word about the opportunity for Native students to participate in the SAIGE Youth Training Program, as part of our broader annual national training program this coming June in Arizona. We are seeking Native college students between the ages of 18 and 25 to submit applications for this all expense paid leadership and career education opportunity. Submissions are due by April 30. More information is available via the Saige Website, just click the button below. 

Mason Job Opportunity In Norwich

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Are you or someone you know looking for a mason job opportunity?  This opportunity is with a construction company in Norwich, CT.  because this position is via the Connecticut Indian Council, you will need to contact them and review your resume, interview techniques, and job needs/readiness.

Please contact:

Contessa Big Crow-Jenkins - Employment & Training Counselor

The Connecticut Indian Council 1-860-535-1277