Community members gathered at Haskell LIGHT student center and campus ministry Sunday to celebrate six local Indigenous artists and their works decorating 10 Lawrence bus stop shelters.
A ribbon cutting this weekend will celebrate six local Indigenous artists and their new works adorning Lawrence bus stop shelters.
In “Roadside Inappropriation,” artists Armando Minjarez, Mona Cliff and Erika Nelson each created a display responding to roadside attractions that appropriate elements of their cultures or portray people as caricatures.
Tweesna Rose Mills, from the Shoshone-Yakama-Umatilla Nations, spent weeks preparing for her performance, “Footsteps of Our Ancestors.” The hourlong show honored Indigenous culture, history and lineage.
An exhibition opening on Wednesday will feature art created by Native American students and alumni of Haskell Indian Nations University, who tell stories of resistance and healing through their work.
The Haskell Indian Art Market returned Saturday for the first time since 2019. The two-day event continues Sunday.
The Haskell Indian Art Market this weekend will return for the first time since 2019 with handmade pieces by Native American creators and food — including Indian tacos — for sale.
A short story collection by Chelsea T. Hicks that centers Native women and ancestral connection will spark conversation Monday during a free event at the Raven Bookstore.
“‘Trace’ reaffirms that Indigenous peoples’ arts and cultures are not nostalgic remnants of the past but are alive and thriving in various forms across North America,” Jancita Warrington writes in this column.
An art exhibit featuring works by Cara Romero and emerging artists involved with the Indigenous Arts Initiative will be a highlight of this month’s Final Friday.
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