Some members of Minneapolis’s Native community did not think Inkpa Mani was the right choice for a $400,000 public art commission meant to honor the Dakota People.
Since the discovery of natural gas reserves near Nine Mile Canyon two decades ago, conservationists have found themselves at odds with regional energy companies.
“Art has a place in helping people begin to understand the layers of this history,” says artist Randy Kemp.
The artist and former SWAIA chief operating officer and executive director has found a stable of dedicated collectors and a close-knit community at Santa Fe Indian Market.
Curator Amber-Dawn Bear Robe brings together historic and contemporary Native clothing designs at Santa Fe Indian Market.
First Nations, Métis, and Inuit leaders have asked for their cultural heritage to be returned ahead of the pope’s visit to Canada.
The Utah site has been subject to longstanding contention over federal lands management.
“I’m focused on contemporary Native American stories, the modern-day ups and downs of that lifestyle, but I’m not trying to do it in a traditional manner,” the award-winning filmmaker told Hyperallergic in an interview.
The artist says she wants to “confront people with beauty and pride and complexity.”
A tight-knit community of art entrepreneurs in Albuquerque launched their businesses in the wake of the pandemic.
The exhibition is a compelling, if at times dissonant, examination of the formal and material possibilities at the heart of abstraction.
A suggested reading list from Red Planet Books and Comics highlighting Native American literary work.