Orí Gallery

“We’re not shy about the fact that we’re reclaiming space and trying to re-indigenize space…” says Haile. “We’re redefining what an art gallery is and can be for a community.”    Leila Haile | Co-Owner Share this Story Perched along either end of Portland’s historic...

Bloom Beauty Collective

“When I saw that I was in Time Magazine, I thought, ‘This is where I need to be,” Abibat Durosimi | Creator Share this Story In 2011, Abibat Durosimi found herself backstage before a Prince concert doing makeup for the Purple Wonder himself.After a fateful Portland...

NEO Clothing

“I come from a culture and lineage of people that have been storytellers ever since we have been here. I want to keep our stories alive.” Palani Bearghost | Owner of NEO Clothing Share this Story As a member of the Three Affiliated Tribes: Mandan, Hidatsa, and...
Kiriko Made

Kiriko Made

“Nationally, there’s a misconception that in order to succeed, you have to compete and win. They’re always competing and they’re getting tired. It’s not healthy.”                                              — Katsu Tanaka With so much of our lives dictated by...
Jaefields

Jaefields

“If you have something creative, people will eventually find you.  Rather than exponential growth and exponential decay, I think it’s great to have consistency and longevity in a brand.”                                       — Wookie “When I was in the 7th...