Monthly Archives: May 2011

WÍNAM TAMÁSCLIKTYAW

Tamástslikt Cultural Institute’s living culture village opens May 28 and remains open through September 5.  Admission to the village is included with museum admission.  Naamí Níshaycht, our village, brings alive the culture of the people now known as Cayuse, Walla … Continue reading

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NOBODY’S PRETTY

…in a Jim Denomie painting.  Whereas artists might be tempted to make American Indians appear good looking, noble, virtuous—Jim Denomie doesn’t.  You’ll see.   Here is a guy who is very free with his images.  Whatever he’s thinking about flows freely … Continue reading

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CROW’S SHADOW BRINGS AN ARTIST

Minnesota-based artist Jim Denomie (Ojibwe) will bring his talents to the Crow’s Shadow Press studio soon.  Denomie will collaborate with Master Printer Frank Janzen for a two-week printmaking residency, May 16-27.  Denomie will present a slide-presentation on his work titled … Continue reading

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LEARN ABOUT LIFE-WRITING

Woulda Shoulda Have you ever listened as someone pronounced a big long quote from a long-gone person?  That usually causes me to think, ‘mishéemi.’   I find it hard to believe people can really retrieve big long quotes verbatim.  I think … Continue reading

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THANKS, NIXYÁAWII STUDENTS

Kw’ałanúušamaš (WW), Kw’ałanáwašamaš (Um), Qeciyéew’yew, THANK YOU to Nixyáawii Community School students, Aaliyah Dick, Paige Avenson-Tussing, Nakeyha Watchman, Liz Wilson, and Carlyle Star for volunteering to participate in our event of May 10.  The NCS students led the 40 Head … Continue reading

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SEASON FOR SCHOOL CHILDREN

  Cove Elementary visited Tamástslikt Cultural Institute today.  Three classes from Central Elementary in LaGrande recently toured.  Sixth, 7th and 8th graders of Clara Brownell Middle School from Umatilla, OR, visited last week.  Their counselor, Deb Decker, applied to Target … Continue reading

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TIME TO WRITE YOUR MEMOIR

PEPSI PRIMETIME @ THE MUSEUM is coming up on Thursday, May 12, at 6pm.  Here is a nice opportunity to hear from an experienced memoirist, Gayle Seely, an author from Portland.  “Everyone has a story,” Gayle says.  But there are … Continue reading

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