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Through Nov. 15
“On Fertile Ground: Native Artists in
the Upper Midwest”
Join us to celebrate the wealth and
diversity of Native artists from this region. This exhibition will
take place once annually over a period of three years. Each show will
highlight 15 different artists, ultimately providing a comprehensive
overview of 45 artists from Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota and
2014 artists include: Judith Allen,
Wendy Boivin, Alexandra Buffalohead, Julie Buffalohead, Nelson
Chasing Hawk, Jim Denomie, John Hitchcock, Wanesia Misquadace, Karen
Savage, Nelda Schrupp, James Star Comes Out, Jodi Webster, Dennis
White, Jennifer White, and Monte Yellow Bird.
Exhibition Events: Gallery Talk with
James Star Comes Out, Oct. 17, 6-7:30 p.m.
All My Relations Gallery, 1414 E.
Franklin Ave., Minneapolis, MN. Hours: Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5
p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; Closed Mondays. For more
information, call 612-235-4970 or visit www.AllMyRelationsArt.com.
11th Annual Gathering for Our Children
& Returning Adoptees Powwow
Emcee: Jerry Dearly; Arena Directors:
Windy Downwind and Kirk Crow Shoe; Host Drum: Maza Kute; Color Guard:
Sisseton Wahpeton Dakota Kit Fox Society.
Grand Entry, 1 p.m.; Wablenica
Ceremony: The Wablenica Olowan (Orphan Song) will be sung for those
returning adoptees and fostered individuals and their families. A
ceremony will be offered to heal the grief caused by separation from
family and heritage. Feast, 5 p.m.; Kwatsan (Quechan) Bird Singer,
6-7 p.m.; Grand Entry, 7 p.m., a special honor song and recognition
for our young relatives who have experience foster care.
This pow wow is a celebration our
community’s strengths. As we continue to gather and acknowledge the
strengths of our families, we heal from the intergenerational trauma
within our extended family systems. As our families and communities
heal we are better able to adopt and foster our Native children.
Sponsored by: First Nations Repatriation Institute; Division of
Indian Work; Indigenous Women’s Life Net; Hennepin County; Bois
Forte Urban Office; Department of Human Services
Event is free and open to the public.
Minneapolis American Indian Center, 1530 E. Franklin Ave.,
Minneapolis, MN. For vendor information, call Tina Knafla at
612-348-9662. For general information, contact Sandra White Hawk, at
651-442-4872 or email
or Jacque Wilson at
612-871-6618 or email