Native Creatives: AOYP Summer Event

July 19, 2018 -- 6-9pm
We Work Pioneer Place (700 SW 5th Ave)

Join Prosper Portland and the Athletic & Outdoor Young Professional (AOYP) group for our Summer Annual Event in partnership with NAYA and ONAC!

The AOYP group strives to create informative, inspirational, and inclusive events for talent in the Athletic and Outdoor industry. This event will highlight the modern Native American entrepreneur and how they honor their culture, while creating innovative new products that defy Native stereotypes.

Please note this event is alcohol free and open to all ages.



The event will feature a panel discussion with the founders of Ginew Denim, NEO and Cultural Blends moderated by Sam McCracken, General Manager & Visionary of Nike N7.


We will also have a marketplace featuring Native American businesses. Shop products from our panelists as well as RRB Native Jewelry, Seed & Sinew. Rose Alchemista, Kulei Fine Art , and Kanaine.


  • 6 – 6:30pm: Registration, networking & marketplace
  • 6:30 – 7pm: Welcome/Land Acknowledgement from Shilo George
  • 7 – 8:30pm: Panel discussion
  • 8:30 – 9pm: Final remarks, raffle prizes, marketplace, & networking

All proceeds from this event to benefit NAYA and ONAC.


The event will take place at We Work Pioneer Place – 3rd floor, lobby (opposite of Punch Bowl Social). Street parking is limited, but there are parking garages nearby. Consider using public transportation (Pioneer Place/SW 5th Ave MAX station on the green line and the orange line, Bus stop 291). Please plan accordingly for traffic and parking.


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