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Writers Festival features Native authors, works by students»

Santa Fe, NM | Jan 12, 2015 –

Both writers and readers enjoyed a treat with The Writers Festival at the Institute for American Indian Arts, which offers readings by students, faculty and guest authors every night for a week January 3-8. “This got started in July 2013,” said Jon Davis, director of the Low Residency MFA in Creative Writing. “We’ve been doing […]

A Poet’s Return»

Santa Fe, NM | Jan 12, 2015 –

“WE ENDED UP going by crab tender,” says Joan Naviyuk Kane ’00, of her latest work trip. “It’s not lavish, or glamorous, riding a crab tender out, 90 miles, 12 hours across the Bering Sea.” Kane’s choice of transportation—a small boat used alongside larger vessels in crabbing—is perhaps even more surprising given her choice of career. […]

Institute of American Indian Arts Expands Key Programs New Funding Helps to Further School’s Mission»

SANTA FE, N.M – January 9, 2015 | Jan 12, 2015 –

The Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) is pleased to announce plans to expand its Master Artist-in-Residence Program, its Student Internship Program, and introduce a Sculpture and Foundry Residence Program.  The expansion of these programs will bring additional educational knowledge from artists and Tribal Communities to IAIA students thereby supporting them academically — and in […]

USDA dedicates $9.7M to diversify agriculture»

Santa Fe, NM | Jan 12, 2015 –

WASHINGTON — The US Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack recently announced $9.7 million in grants to 62 community-based and non-profit organizations, and educational institutions to conduct training, outreach and technical assistance for socially disadvantaged (including tribal) and veteran farmers and ranchers. These awards are distributed through the Outreach and Assistance to Socially Disadvantaged Farmers […]

Artist Spotlight: Lemuel Charley»

Santa Fe, NM | Dec 23, 2014 –

Since leaving the Navajo Nation at 18 to join the U.S. Army as a young man, Eugene visual artist Lemuel Charley has both nurtured his native roots and honored his brothers in arms, fueling unique insights and ambitions. Charley draws from these two worlds — his native and military background — and in the photography […]

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