Cherish the Children Traditional Pow
Co-emcees: Jerry Dearly and Reuben
Crowfeather; Host Drum: Oyate Teca; Head Dancers: Kyle Bear Heels and
Trina Fast Horse. The first 10 registered drums with a minimum of
five singers will receive an honorarium. Contests and Specials:
Madison Frantum outgoing Princess Girl’s/Women’s Traditional, 6
years and older (1st, 2nd, 3rd place); Men’s Traditional 18+
Special (1st, 2nd, 3rd place); Trina Fasthorse Head Woman-All Ages 2
Step Special (1st, 2nd, 3rd place); 2 Man Hand Drum Contest(1st, 2nd,
3rd place); Junior Hand Drum Contest; 4th Annual Ain Dah Yung Center
Ambassador Contest (for details, email
50/50 Drawings; door prizes; join our
“Family in Need” Drive, in honor of Roy Roberts by donating a
household/family item. Grand Entries: Saturday, 1 and 7 p.m., Sunday,
1 p.m.; Feast, 5 p.m.
Entry fee for ages 7 and older; free
for elders, veterans and Family in Need participants. Central High
School, 275 Lexington Ave., St. Paul, MN. For more information, call
651-227-4148 or visit www.adycenter.org.
Minnesota Two Spirit Society Potluck
Join us for our monthly social!
Event is free and open to all that
identify as Two Spirit and Allies. Noon-3 p.m., All My Relations
Gallery, 1414 E. Franklin Ave., Minneapolis, MN. For more
information, visit www.mn2ss.org or email
Visual Art Exhibit: A Tribute to
Native American Culture
Yuonihan (Lakota): “honoring or
paying tribute to something of value”; Manaabjiidiwin (Ojibwe):
“respect for each other.”
Open to the public, no charge; bring
canned good donation for the Department of Indian Work Food Shelf.
Friday, 7-10 p.m. with Opening Circle at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, 1-8
p.m. with Closing Circle at 7 p.m. 1671 Summit Ave., St. Paul, MN.
Through March 21
“George Morrison: Drawing at the
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.
2123 W. 21st St., Minneapolis, MN. Free. For more information, call
612-377-4669 or visit www.bockleygallery.com.
Through April 26
“Modern Spirit: The Art of
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
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 www.mnhs.org.
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