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Issue 8.1 | Jan/Feb/Mar 2005

Contents

Letter from the Editor |by Steve Elm

"Paid for by the Oneida Nation of New York". The last two mornings as I have been getting ready to go to work I've heard these words come from the tv. "Paid for by the Oneida Nation of New York". The first time I heard this phrase I thought there was some tourist thing going on upstate. Oneida reservation is courting tourists? Why not? Today, I caught a glimpse - it's a commercial not about tourism but about casinos.....click here for more ...

Indians & Rednecks: Separated at Birth?
by Vicki Ramirez

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...

Cornsoup for the Soul |by Terry Jones

I can't help it right now. Yes, I have been sampling the latest round of reality television programs. And there are two of them that inspired me to write this: "Frontier House" and "Colonial House" on PBS.... click here for more ...

Art, Language & Politics in Indian Country
by Jerry Hill

Some things are hidden in the immensity of the Arizona desert. Others are forever reappearing. As I walk across the burning sands, I feel traces of lightning that wove itself into this mesa hundreds of celebrations ago. Traces that scratch open my vision in preparation for a remarkable mystery. The hot wind sprays dust in my face, spits into my heart prayers floating in the ether for eons, and I intuitively know I will never be the same .... click here for more ...

Simon Ortiz | The Good Rainbow Road

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 ...

New York Mix: Art of the five "Civilized" Boroughs

The NYC Native American Art and Culture Expo 2005 is a 2 day long trade show featuring contemporary Native Americans and individuals from the diverse and vibrant Native American community of artists, designers, booksellers and collectable dealers based in NYC. It's an opportunity for individuals to display their work, creativity and contemporary expression.... 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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