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Arts & Culture Newsletter: In her docuseries, Ruth-Ann Thorn spotlights the work of Native American artists

Good morning, and welcome to the U-T Arts & Culture Newsletter.

I’m David L. Coddon, and here’s your guide to all things essential in San Diego’s arts and culture this week.

Ruth-Ann Thorn operated her first art gallery “out of the back of a Ryder truck.” That’s a humble beginning for the woman who would — over the course of 15 years — oversee seven brick-and-mortar galleries: in La Jolla, Fashion Valley, the Gaslamp Quarter, Seaport Village and out of town in Laguna Beach, Beverly Hills and Breckenridge, Colo.

Today Thorn, who is of the Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians

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Oregon museums showcase Native American art, culture and even running to highlight Indigenous experience

Jordan Marie Brings Three White Horses Daniel is a professional runner who has set her sights on the 2024 Olympic Trials marathon.

But she doesn’t run for the paycheck or international fame.

“Running is an integral part of our culture,” she told The Oregonian/OregonLive. “It’s part of how we express ourselves.”

For Daniel, who describes herself as a “proud Lakota winyan,” it’s also a way to raise visibility of Indigenous people and the issues important to them. At the 2019 Boston Marathon, she dedicated each mile to a missing or murdered Indigenous woman or girl, highlighting a shocking, ongoing “epidemic”

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ARTS AND HUMANITIES: Aiken native featured in campus writers’ series | Features

The long-awaited revival of the Oswald Distinguished Writers Series is almost upon us. A victim of the many event cancellations attendant upon the onslaught of the pandemic, the series is returning Oct. 26 with an in-person reading at USC Aiken’s Etherredge Center.

The featured writer this fall is Pam Durban, an Aiken native who went on to become a professor of creative writing at UNC-Chapel Hill and the author of award-winning novels and short story collections. Durban’s most notable recent appearance in our fair city was as the keynote speaker at the statewide humanities festival hosted in Aiken in 2018.

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Native Arts and Cultures Foundation Announces New SHIFT Program Awardees for 2021 | News

PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — The Native Arts and Cultures Foundation (NACF) is pleased to announce the first cohort of the SHIFT – Transformative Change and Indigenous Arts program awardees. Following a national open call for American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian artists, applications were reviewed by a panel of arts professionals in multiple areas of expertise. Fifteen projects were selected to receive a $100,000 two-year award designed to support artists and community projects responding to social, environmental and economic justice issues to draw increased attention to Native communities.

The SHIFT – Transformative Change and Indigenous

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