“We Are the Water Protectors” Book Review

“We Are the Water Protectors” recently won both the Caldecott Medal and the Golden Kite Award for picture book text. This is the first time ever that a Native American has won the Caldecott Medal. The author is Carole Lindstorm and the illustrator is Michael Goade. As a young Native American artist, that is very…

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Farmers Markets have been impacted by the pandemic

We spoke with Joyce Hanes and Greg Valdivia at Northwest Organic Farms in Ridgefield, Washington about how the pandemic had impacted their sales and this was their response: The Clackamas Print: Has the pandemic impacted your income and your sales? Joyce Hanes: Yeah, and during the pandemic it was not as nice as it could’ve…

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Being a full-time artist during COVID-19

We interviewed Austin Robinson, a full-time successful artist and asked him how he has gotten through the pandemic and his home flooding. We chose to interview him for students that aspire to be a 9-5 artist. The Clackamas Print: When did you quit your 9-5 job and become a full time artist? Austin Robinson: I…

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