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March 2015 Calendar
Friday, March 06 2015
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Through March 21

George Morrison: Drawing at the Horizon”

Bockley Gallery is pleased to announce its upcoming exhibition George Morrison: Drawing at the Horizon that features a selection of drawings and important sketchbooks by the Ojibwe artist. Many of the works, including documents, sketchbooks and diaries were recently shown in an exhibition of the same title at the Duluth Art Institute.

Drawing at the Horizon also coincides with the traveling retrospective exhibition Modern Spirit: The Art of George Morrison, at the Minnesota History Center.

Bockley Gallery, 2123 W. 21st St., Minneapolis, MN. Free. For more information, call 612-377-4669 or visit

Through April 26

Modern Spirit: The Art of George Morrison”

Born in the now-vanished village of Chippewa City, Minn., near the Grand Portage Reservation, George Morrison later adopted that signature Indian motif, the totem pole, which he reinterpreted in modernist sculptures. His accomplishments are eloquently reprised with over 80 paintings, drawings and sculpture spanning his 60-year career, the show is a well-deserved tribute to Morrison’s complexity, steady vision, integrity and character.

Though initiated by the Minnesota Museum of American Art (MMAA) in St. Paul, and drawn primarily from the MMAA collection, the show is too big to fit into that museum’s small exhibition galleries. Its History Center presentation is the conclusion of a two-year tour to museums in Fargo, New York, Indianapolis and Phoenix.

Tuesdays, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Wednesdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sundays, noon-5 p.m. Minnesota History Center, 345 W. Kellogg Blvd., St. Paul, MN. Admission: $11 adults; free on Tuesday evenings.

For more information, call 651-259-3000 or visit

Through May 9

The Art of Indigenous Resistance”

The Art of Indigenous Resistance is a traveling exhibition of work by 20 Indigenous artists co-curated by All My Relations Gallery and Honor the Earth. The exhibition is made of both prints and original works of art that highlights Honor the Earth's 31 years of Indigenous outreach and community resistance. In correspondence with the art and activism theme, we are excited to also include paintings from the Minneapolis community.

Visual art plays an important role as it has the ability to stimulate and encourage a unifying perspective. Through art, it can evoke emotion, tell stories, inspire and motivate. When channeled as a vehicle it carries issues of consciousness where it can become a catalyst for meaningful change.

Artist Participants: John Isaiah Pepion, Jesus Barraza, Jaque Fragua, Betty Laduke, Votan, Gregg Deal, Nani Chacon, Chip Thomas, Kim Smith, Tom Greyeyes, Star Wallowingbull, Rabbet Strickland, Donald Montileaux, Alania Buffalo Spirit, Ron Toahanie Jackson, Michael Horse, Remy Fredenberg, Jaycee Beyale, Cheyenne Randall and Lucie Skjefte.

All My Relations Gallery, 1414 E. Franklin Ave., Minneapolis, MN. Gallery hours: Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; Closed Sunday and Monday. For more information, call 612-235-4970 or visit

Weekend Calendar: Feb. 14-15
Friday, February 13 2015
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Feb. 14
1st Annual Women’s Memorial March: Sing Our Rivers Red Twin Cities
Join us alongside many communities across Turtle Island to honor our life givers and raise awareness of the ongoing epidemic of missing and murdered Indigenous women. Please bring hand drums. We will sing the Women's Warrior Song (from the St'at'imc Nation of Interior British Columbia, Canada) throughout the duration of the march in solidarity with our relatives across Turtle Island.
11 a.m.: Opening Ceremony; 11:30: Water Ceremony by Lisa Bellanger; Noon: Introduction to March by Karlee Fellner and Nancy Bordeaux; 12:15 p.m.: Karlee Fellner will start the Women’s Warrior Song to begin the walk; 12:20: Walk.
Route: Minneapolis American Indian Center, south on Bloomington Avenue, east on 24th Street, south on Cedar Avenue, west on Lake Street, north on Bloomington Avenue. March will be approximately one hour.
Minneapolis American Indian Center, 1530 E. Franklin Ave., Minneapolis, MN. For more information, visit

Feb. 14
2015 Tanner Albers Round Dance Memorial
Whipmen: Charles Lasley, Sr., Wanbill Charging Eagle; Invited Singers: Marlon Deschamps, Nathan Rikishi Pelly, Sonny Eagle Speaker, Nakoa Heavy Runner and Arnold Alexis.
Hand Drum Contest: $2,000 and Pendleton blanket (first place); 3 consolations prizes; Best Dressed Contest: $300 (first place). Local Invited Singers: Ople Day, Hokie Clairmont, Keveen Kingbird, Pete Gahbow and Mike Sullivan.
Schedule: Hand Drum Contest, 2 p.m.; Pipe Ceremony, 4 p.m. (Wokiksuye to follow); Round Dance, 5 p.m. $5 entry fee (all proceeds go to the singers).
Minneapolis American Indian Center, 1530 E. Franklin Ave., Minneapolis, MN. For more information, call Marcus Denny or Dylan Jennings at 303-842-5012 or 715-348-6594.

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