Become a Sponsor of Our Annual Honoring and Cultural Showcase!

Dear Friend,

Join us by supporting Indigenous cultural tourism in Rhode Island through a dynamic intertribal cultural celebration at The University of Rhode Island in Kingston, Rhode Island!  Tomaquag Museum is leading the development of Indigenous tourism, that brings to light the vibrancy of our people, culture and art in Rhode Island and throughout New England.

Tomaquag Museum, a 2016 Institute of Museum & Library Services National Medal winner, is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization with a GuideStar platinum rating, and kindly requests a sponsorship from your organization for our Annual Honoring & Cultural Showcase which helps support our museum and educational programs. Tomaquag Museum’s mission is to educate the public and promote thoughtful dialogue regarding Indigenous history, culture, arts, and Mother Earth and connect to Native issues of today.

Purpose of request: Sponsorship for Tomaquag’s Annual Honoring and Cultural Showcase:


Princess Red Wing Arts & Culture Award:

Lisa Brooks Ph.D


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Ellison “Tarzan” Brown Champion Award:

Bishop Wallace F. Hazard Narragansett

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Eva Butler Scholar Award: David S. Robinson M.A., R.P.A.

The Honoring and Cultural Showcase will take place on Friday, October 18, 2019, at The University of Rhode Island.  It includes a VIP dinner reception, silent auction, Indigenous Arts Market, honoring and Indigenous performance showcase featuring Hawk Henries (Nipmuc), Annawon Weeden (Mashpee), Thea Hopkins (Aquinah), and Adrianne Chalepah (Kiowa).  All proceeds benefit Tomaquag Museum, our education programs and the Indigenous Empowerment Network.

Event Sponsorships: Received by June 30th will also appear on event invitation

All sponsor ads due by July 31, 2019.  Sponsor ads not received by this date will be supplemented with a Thank You Ad created by the Tomaquag Museum.  Submit Digital Sponsor Logos to Quanah LaRose, Marketing & Media Associate at Specifications for program ads will be sent to your business contact once your application form is completed at  Kutaputush! Thank you!

In gratitude,  

Lorén M. Spears

Executive Director

On Behalf of Honoring Event Committee:

Kate Brewster; Samantha Cullen-Fry; Alexandria Fortin; Silvermoon LaRose; Elisabeth Manning; Emily Manning; Catalina Martinez; Margaret Middleton; Angel Beth Smith; Billie Wilbur


To take advantage of any of our sponsorship opportunities, please fill out the form below or download our sponsor forms here. Payment can be made using a credit card, or by mail.  checks or money orders can be made out to: Tomaquag Museum.  

questions? please call us at (401) 491-9063 or email  

Our Mailing Address is:

Tomaquag Museum

390A Summit Road

Exeter, RI, 02822

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