Allison Akootchook Warden is creating performances, music, creative writing, visual art, installations
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patrons

Quyanaqpak (thank you very much) for finding your way to support my work!  I am so excited to share more of my process as an artist with you, giving you an insight into who I am and and why I create.  I look forward to being more connected to those who care about my story, my vision and my work.  This means you!
Rewards
Nuna (earth)
$1 or more per month
We are of the earth.  Nuna is the Iñupiaq word for earth.  At this basic level, you will unlock all the patron-only content!  Also, you will have access to patron-only polls and questions.  You will feel part of the foundation of things.


~This level gives you access to my "what I have gathered" a monthly recap blog post, giving an overview of all the progress I made towards my goals.~

Taġiuq (salt)
$3 or more per month
For people who can give just a bit more per month.  Taġiuq is salt.  It is also the ocean.  At this basic level, you will unlock all the patron-only content! Also, you will have access to patron-only polls and questions.  You will feel part of the foundation of things.


~This level also unlocks the "planting seeds" monthly blog post, which states my intentions and most of what I am working on each month.~


Uŋalaqtuq (west wind)
$5 or more per month
All the rewards of the previous levels, plus an additional monthly blog post, a recap of the month, a reflection.


~This level gives you access to my "bellybutton moment" blog, which gives a deeper reflection on what I have learned as part of my artistic practice during the month.~

Nigiqpaktuq (east wind)
$10 or more per month
All the content of the previous levels, PLUS you will be shipped an "Elder Approved" pin in the mail.  Please allow for up to one month for the pin to arrive.  It will be sent out as soon as possible, but sometimes I run out, sometimes I am travelling overseas, blowing across like the east wind! 


~On this level, you get sent an "Elder Approved" pin sent to you in the mail (pin co-created with graphic artist Kammi Matson).~

Kanagnaq (north wind)
$20 or more per month
All the rewards of the previous levels, PLUS a monthly 5-10 minute video that is at the artist's discretion.  Could be poetry being read, could be reading Iñupiaq, could be artistic in nature, could be a special moment in the artist's life, could be a window into the artist's life, like listening in on a group conversation about art.  Could be an insight into a cultural activity.  


~On this level, you get a monthly 5-10 minute video created by the artist, giving a window into her life and interests.

Kiluagniq (south wind)
$50 or more per month
All the rewards of the previous tiers, plus a first look at my life journey towards becoming the artist I am today.  Reflections on my early artistic experiences, reflections on where I am today.  


~On this level, you get a "butter walks" monthly blog post, reflections on my life journey towards the now.~ 



Iġġiqsiuq (to walk through, travel through the mountains)
$100 or more per month
All previous rewards PLUS a personal video thank you.  You can provide the names of your family and friends and the artist will include them in the personal video thank you.


~This level gets you a personal video thank you, where the artist says aloud all the names that you want her to thank.

Puuvraqtuq taġiumi (to swim in the ocean)
$500 or more per month
All previous rewards PLUS a yearly half hour skype phone call with the artist.   If you live in the same town or in a town where the artist visits, the visit will take place in person (depending on the artist's energy level/timing).


~On this level, you get a half hour yearly skype phone call with the artist.

Tiŋmiruq tiŋutikun (to fly in the sky)
$1,000 or more per month
All the previous rewards PLUS a private, in-person performance by the artist in the patrons home once every three years.   The performance will be less than an hour in length and is at the discretion of the artist.  If the cost of a round-trip ticket to the patrons home is more than $1500, then the patron will supplement the cost of travel.


~This level awards you with the artist performing in your home every three years! 

Goals
2 of 1000 patrons
At 1000 Patrons, I will make a fun video for everyone at all levels of support!  
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Quyanaqpak (thank you very much) for finding your way to support my work!  I am so excited to share more of my process as an artist with you, giving you an insight into who I am and and why I create.  I look forward to being more connected to those who care about my story, my vision and my work.  This means you!

Recent posts by Allison Akootchook Warden

Rewards
Nuna (earth)
$1 or more per month
We are of the earth.  Nuna is the Iñupiaq word for earth.  At this basic level, you will unlock all the patron-only content!  Also, you will have access to patron-only polls and questions.  You will feel part of the foundation of things.


~This level gives you access to my "what I have gathered" a monthly recap blog post, giving an overview of all the progress I made towards my goals.~

Taġiuq (salt)
$3 or more per month
For people who can give just a bit more per month.  Taġiuq is salt.  It is also the ocean.  At this basic level, you will unlock all the patron-only content! Also, you will have access to patron-only polls and questions.  You will feel part of the foundation of things.


~This level also unlocks the "planting seeds" monthly blog post, which states my intentions and most of what I am working on each month.~


Uŋalaqtuq (west wind)
$5 or more per month
All the rewards of the previous levels, plus an additional monthly blog post, a recap of the month, a reflection.


~This level gives you access to my "bellybutton moment" blog, which gives a deeper reflection on what I have learned as part of my artistic practice during the month.~

Nigiqpaktuq (east wind)
$10 or more per month
All the content of the previous levels, PLUS you will be shipped an "Elder Approved" pin in the mail.  Please allow for up to one month for the pin to arrive.  It will be sent out as soon as possible, but sometimes I run out, sometimes I am travelling overseas, blowing across like the east wind! 


~On this level, you get sent an "Elder Approved" pin sent to you in the mail (pin co-created with graphic artist Kammi Matson).~

Kanagnaq (north wind)
$20 or more per month
All the rewards of the previous levels, PLUS a monthly 5-10 minute video that is at the artist's discretion.  Could be poetry being read, could be reading Iñupiaq, could be artistic in nature, could be a special moment in the artist's life, could be a window into the artist's life, like listening in on a group conversation about art.  Could be an insight into a cultural activity.  


~On this level, you get a monthly 5-10 minute video created by the artist, giving a window into her life and interests.

Kiluagniq (south wind)
$50 or more per month
All the rewards of the previous tiers, plus a first look at my life journey towards becoming the artist I am today.  Reflections on my early artistic experiences, reflections on where I am today.  


~On this level, you get a "butter walks" monthly blog post, reflections on my life journey towards the now.~ 



Iġġiqsiuq (to walk through, travel through the mountains)
$100 or more per month
All previous rewards PLUS a personal video thank you.  You can provide the names of your family and friends and the artist will include them in the personal video thank you.


~This level gets you a personal video thank you, where the artist says aloud all the names that you want her to thank.

Puuvraqtuq taġiumi (to swim in the ocean)
$500 or more per month
All previous rewards PLUS a yearly half hour skype phone call with the artist.   If you live in the same town or in a town where the artist visits, the visit will take place in person (depending on the artist's energy level/timing).


~On this level, you get a half hour yearly skype phone call with the artist.

Tiŋmiruq tiŋutikun (to fly in the sky)
$1,000 or more per month
All the previous rewards PLUS a private, in-person performance by the artist in the patrons home once every three years.   The performance will be less than an hour in length and is at the discretion of the artist.  If the cost of a round-trip ticket to the patrons home is more than $1500, then the patron will supplement the cost of travel.


~This level awards you with the artist performing in your home every three years!