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September 29th – 30th, 2018

Jim PepperFest 2018: Making the Invisible Visible

The 6th annual Jim Pepper Native Arts Festival, will take place on Saturday and Sunday, September 29-30 at Parkrose High School in Portland. Saturday will be a full-day program, hours TBD. Sunday will feature a Frybread Brunch and Salmon Bake, 10 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., with teardown immediately after.

This is a community building event! Businesses located in Parkrose are invited to apply!

All vendors (including non-profits) will need to fill out an application to have a space at the festival. All spaces will be assigned by the vendor coordinator. 

This is an outdoor event. Vendors must bring their own tent/canopy, table, and chairs. All tents/canopies must be weighted down and secured.

Spaces will be assigned. Please do not show up without contacting the vendor coordinator first! 

To secure a space at the festival, or for questions about having a booth, please contact: Rebekah Wanke @ Phone: (503)255-7218 Email: rwanke100@comcast.net

Vendor Application

As part of a larger Native art and music festival in the name of Jim Pepper (Kaw, Creek) this event provides a forum for Native people of the Americas to display and sell their authentically-made Native creations, both traditional and contemporary. The Indian Arts and Crafts Act of 1990 applies. Non-Native American made items, t-shirts, poster art, etc., must have signage that states their art and crafts are “Native Style”. No secondhand or costume jewelry, videos or carnival-like products are allowed at this event and no sacred items may be sold. Vendor Coordinators reserve the right to deny applications that do not align with the goals of this festival or violate the terms of this application, as well as to remove any offensive items.

Please click HERE to download the form in PDF format.

Please click HERE to complete Vendor Application online. (Will redirect to Google Forms in separate window)

Food Vendor Application

Submit completed application and fee to JPNAF Vendor Coordinator, Rebekah Wanke, 1865 NE 129th Place, Portland, OR 97230 or contact vendor coordinator. Last minute applications will be accepted but to get the early bird fee, application and payment must be received by August 29, 2018. Make check or money order payable to the Jim Pepper Native Arts Festival. Call to make arrangements for cash payments. 503-255-7218

Please click HERE to download the form in PDF format.

Indian Arts and Crafts Act of 1990

The Indian Arts and Crafts Act of 1990 (P.L. 101-644) is a truth-in-advertising law that prohibits misrepresentation in marketing of Indian arts and crafts products within the United States. It is illegal to offer or display for sale, or sell any art or craft product in a manner that falsely suggests it is Indian produced, an Indian product, or the product of a particular Indian or Indian Tribe or Indian arts and crafts organization, resident within the United States. For a first time violation of the Act, an individual can face civil or criminal penalties up to a $250,000 fine or a 5-year prison term, or both. If a business violates the Act, it can face civil penalties or can be prosecuted and fined up to $1,000,000.