Native Indian/Inuit Phototgraphers' Association (NIIPA) Organization profile published 1986
Year Published: 1986 Resource Type: Organization Cx Number: CX3039
Abstract: NIIP was founded in March, 1985, at the first national conference of Native photographers, in Hamilton, Ontariio. Its main goal is to set up an Indian/Inuit photographic network and to promote a positive, realistic and contemporary image of Native Indian/Inuit people. NIIP's goals include. - hosting an annual photography conference of Native Indian/Inuit people using exhibits, slide shows and workshops; - publish a quarterly newsletter to develop writing skills and provide a medium for Native Indian and Inuit photography; - organizing and collecting archival materials related to Native peoples and to Initiate exchnage with other galleries and archives; - compling a directory of Native photographers to increase publication and job opporunities; - gender equality in Native Indian/Inuit photography.
Annual membership for Native people is $25 while associated membership for others is $15.
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