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Snake Nation

Introducing Snake Nation

Lawil Karama
Snake Nation is a community-driven social network that uses blockchain to build a more inclusive digital economy.
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Introducing Snake Nation

Snake Nation is a mission-driven culture, content and technology company, HQ in Atlanta, GA and Cape Town, South Africa. We are empowering young Multicultural Millennial (M2) creators and coders to enter the global Creative Economy on their own terms and build sustainable careers.

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We encompass SnakeNation.io platform, College Societies and Social Studios dedicated to Creative Rebels in Film, Music, Art, Fashion, Dance, Gaming and Tech.
We are building a platform that helps M2 (Multicultural Millennial) creators build an audience, distribute their product and drive value for their work in the global creative economy. Snake Nations spends at least 55% of our gross profits with millennial creators and technology developers of color.

Snake Nation is a socially impactful, global creative resource and community for artists, executives, and entrepreneurs. Snake Nation is named in honor of the historically artistic and rebellious neighbourhood in Atlanta, GA. The Snake Nation Platform uniquely balances a transparent peer-to-peer value exchange, content distribution, and brand partnerships.

Where did the name come from?

Snake Nation was a real place – a historically rebellious neighborhood in old Atlanta, filled with diverse and free thinking people. When they came to Atlanta, to help build the railway, people said the small town the renegades built was “full of snake oil sellers”. The renegades embraced the name, calling their town the Snake Nation. The neighborhood was known to be where you went for a good time and to be free. For many years Snake Nation thrived. Its’ population grew, and so did its reputation. They were a political force, and formed the Free and Rowdy political party.

Snake Nation elected the first two mayors of Atlanta from that party. After a fight with the third mayor, their neighborhood was burned to the ground in 1850 which is still on Georgia books as the most lawless year in its history. Years later, that neightbod became Castleberry Hill, the arts district of Atlanta and still maintains that rebellious vibe. We wanted to pay homage to this home for rebels and our own roots in this community. We believe that locals are best equipped to tell local stories and that we must make an ecosystem that creative rebels can call home. Challenging norms and living life by our own rules, our community keeps the spirit of the original Snake Nation alive.

We are extremely interested in your thoughts, so don’t shy away from commenting or sending me or other team members @tawandabrandon and @orinea a message. We will keep everyone updated on our progress through our post!

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