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Issue 1.1 | Jan/Feb/Mar 1998

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Kill the Indian Save the Man |by Diane Fraher

It is another blonde gray New York winter day. I am waiting for Tom Porter (Mohawk) to arrive. As I look out the window of the eighth floor loft building, everything looks dull. I can feel none of the energy that drives New Yorkers in a round the clock pursuit of dreams and destiny. My mind is busy painting a fresco of my daydreams. Suddenly, I hear the sound of a man's voice in the background. It is the voice of an elder. In the next moment I find myself being introduced to Tom... click here for more ...

Theobald Named Director of Public Programs

Pueblo Imagination: The Photography of Lee Marmon Opens at The Common Ground Gallery in NYC on November 18, 2004. A member of the Laguna Pueblo Indian tribe of New Mexico, Lee Marmon has been a photographer for the past 70 years. He has created (and continues to create!) photographic representations of Native peoples that affirm Native memories, self-knowledge, and presence...click here here for more...

Spiderwoman Theater

Spiderwoman Theater, featuring Muriel and Gloria Miguel and Lisa Mayo, performed for the annual (Title) APAP convention held at the New York Hilton hotel January 13, 1998. They presented a lecture-demonstration of their own ensemble work. They were joined by members of the youth theater group which SPIDERWOMAN established while attending the "Drawing The Lines" Symposium, a conference hosted jointly by ATLATL, (Title) ASU and the AK-CHIN HIM-DAK and GILA RIVER Native Nations, summer, 1997... click here for more ...

Shinnecock Longhouse Development Fund

The Shinnecock Nation Cultural Tribal Center and Museum announced that the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut has donated $200,000 to the Shinnecock Nation Cultural Center and Museum. The contribution will be used for the construction of an 86-foot-long longhouse style building designed by Beaver Creek Log Cabin Company in the Oneida Nation Territory, New York. The location for the museum has been set for a corner parcel at the West Gate Road and Montauk Highway, 27A, on Shinnecock tribal land... click here for more ...

Ulali Performs at Sundance Film Festival

Bronitsky and Associates, an organization that has been working with Indigenous cultures worldwide since 1992, is planning a festival to honor and showcase Native languages and Native language writers. Organizer Gordon Bronisky, PhD, with assistance from the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center of Albuquerque, NM, has scheduled the three-day event for late summer 2005... click here for more ...

Funding Opportunities

Find out the latest on residencies, festivals, markets, fellowships, prizes, internships, classes, rehearsal spaces and much more... click here for more ...

 
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