Northwest Native American Basket Weavers Association
Hosted by the Squaxin Island Tribe at Little Creek Casino and Resort
October 3-4, 2014
The 2014 NNABA Conference will be hosted by the Squaxin Island Tribe at Little Creek Casino Resort’s (LCCR) Event Center and Hotel.
91 W State Route 108, Shelton, WA 98584
Phone: (360) 427-7711 or toll-free 1-800-667-7711
Discounted room rates at LCCR will be provided to NNABA participants by mentioning “Basket Weavers Conference.” Rooms reservations will be made on a first come – first serve basis. The cut off date for reserving rooms at LCCR is September 2, 2014. Reservations made after this date will be accepted based on availability and discounted rates may not be guaranteed. All individual reservations will be charged the first night’s room and tax at the time of reservation.
Once Little Creek Casino Resort is fully booked, LCCR hotel staff will refer NNABA participants to local hotels in Olympia, WA. Discounted rates will be applied to these overflow hotels.
Little Creek Casino Resort’s RV Park is also available at a discounted rate for NNABA participants and can be reached at (360) 427-7711 or toll-free 1-800-667-7711.
2014 Gathering – Northwest Native American Basket Weavers Association
October 3-4, 2014
Hosted by the Squaxin Island Tribe
As it is every year, vendor tables are at the discretion of the hosting tribe, they are allowed to decide how much and where space is provided for vendors. The host tribe, Squaxin Island Tribe, has 100% control of the rules, rates, and guidelines vendors must follow. NNABA appreciates your support of the host tribe’s decisions regarding vendors.
The Squaxin Island Tribe’s vendor registrar is Ruth Whitener, Tourism Coordinator. Payment for the rental space is $50 per table for both days. Pre-registration will be accepted on a first come first serve basis until September 25, 2014. Checks or money orders are to be made out to the Squaxin Island Tribe.
To register, or for maore information, please contact Ruth by telephone at 360-432-3841 or via email at rwhitener@Squaxin.us.
Send your application and payment to:
Attn: Ruth Whitener
Squaxin Island Tribe
3591 Old Olympic Highway
Shelton, WA 98584
Merchandise vendors will be placed indoors at Little Creek Casino Resort. No vendors will be allowed in the Youth Track or Adult Track weaving locations. Vendors not be allowed to move their table at any time during the event.
Eligibility to be a Vendor: Only Native American Vendors will be accepted. NO TOY vendors except as a small part of your product(s).
Art market eligibility must be in compliance with the Indian Arts and Crafts Act of 1990 (PL 101-644.) Under the Act, an artist must be a member of a state or federally recognized tribe or be certified as a tribal artisan by a tribe. If you have never worked with the Squaxin Island Tourism as a vendor, a copy of your tribal enrollment documentation ID including enrollment number or tribal center phone number will need to be submitted with your application.