"Read With Us" ~ Indigenous Arts Co-op
Monday, December 13, 2021 – ‘Tis the season to talk about books! Looking for a good winter read? Or a gift idea? Book lover Carol Kapaun Ratchenski guest hosts in a conversation with book seller Josie Danz about new titles and old. ~~~ For most Native American artists, Art is also culture. While it’s true that art can be used to express joy, or feelings of internal and social conflicts, art can also be medicine - used as a tool for healing from such conflict. Native American communities have struggled with the conflict of “invisibility,” and a native American artist cooperative in the Bismarck Mandan area is tackling that issue by putting native artists first. Contributor Alicia Hegland-Thorpe explains.