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‘Sing Our Rivers Red’ exhibit raises awareness about the epidemic of missing and murdered Indigenous people

Aug. 18—The staggering number of crimes committed against Indigenous women and girls within America and Canada continues to rise and thousands of cases are sadly left cold.

“Sing Our Rivers Red,” an exhibit that opened this spring at the Dairy Arts Center, aims to bring awareness to the mass injustices that occur year after year.

A sea of multi-hued earrings — some beaded, others woven and all without a corresponding match — literally encase the exhibition as they wrap around the gallery wall. Gathered and donated by individuals who have personally felt the pain of losing a loved one or

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Red Earth Festival marks 35th anniversary of Native art, culture

SHAWNEE — Amber DuBoise-Shepherd’s heritage is on display, rendered with care in pen and ink, in a work of art titled “The Greetings and Clans of My Ancestors.”

Appropriately, the black-and-white quartet of self-portraits is displayed in a place of prominence at her booth at the Red Earth Festival, where she was one of the first recipients of the emerging artist award in 2018. 

“But I’ve been a part of Red Earth for a long time because my late grandmother used to be a vendor here forever. I remember fighting for seating to go to the powwow as a little

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Make red beans and rice art for Louisiana contest for kids and adults

Cajun Country Rice, Camellia Brand and Savoie’s Foods are hosting an art competition commemorating Louisiana’s iconic red beans and rice.



Nicholas Talley eating red beans and rice at Festival International de Louisiane. Saturday, April 27, 2019.


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Nicholas Talley eating red beans and rice at Festival International de Louisiane. Saturday, April 27, 2019.

Participants are asked to create an art piece that captures their interpretation of a “red beans and rice Monday moment.” To enter a piece, upload two or three photographs of the completed artwork using the form online at mondaytradition.com/contest.

Entrants can fall in one of three categories — students grade 5-8, students grade 9-12 or adults (anyone 18

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