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Native Lights | stories of people within Minnesota’s Native communities
Artist Carl Gawboy is showing brand new work in Duluth. The art exhibit, “New Paintings, Old Stories,” features Anishinaabe and Finnish culture, landscapes, and teachings. The exhibit is located at the Dr. Robert Powless Cultural Center and was curated by Wendy Savage.
At the University of Minnesota, a $5 million grant is funding projects to address racial justice with the aim of leading social and cultural transformations. One project examines the University’s history with the state’s Tribal Nations. Here’s reporter Feven Gerezgiher with more.
Two opportunities to hear about inspiring work around Indian Country in Minnesota. The Minnesota Indian Affairs Council’s Language Revitalization Working Group has partnered with the Minnesota Humanity Center to host a Dakota and Ojibwe Languages Symposium. And the Lower Phalen Creek Project brings Native women’s stories to the virtual space for a new twist on winter storytelling.