On Saturday June 11th we had a joyous, powerful and beautiful day of discussions, sharing, dancing and making art! We had an excellent turn out. ‘Twas a good time for both those sharing and those witnessing. My only regret is …READ MORE>>
The choreographic process: Take 1. Everyone created movements imitating the positions of figures engraved on conch shells found in the ancient city of Spiro Mounds (located in present-day OK).
(featured drawing & painting by Lupe Krehbiel) Warm-Up: It’s April 16th and we all gather Saturday morning to practice our group-choreographed dance based on the images carved on ancient conch shells. Sharing: in the old days, the men of the city of Spiro Mounds wore ear spools, or ear gauges. They were made of clay, approximately…
Interpreting creation stories through charcoal drawings…READ MORE >>
On March 26th we met for our second session. When a dancer is involved, everything begins with a warm-up 🙂 We started the day in a circle, rehearsing our budding choreography…READ MORE >> # 2 – Our Universes: a storytelling
On March 12th, we gathered for the first session of Center of the Universe and started with introductions: ourselves, the project and the long, long history of urbanity in Indian country… READ THE FULL POST HERE >> https://thecenteroftheuniverseblog.wordpress.com/2016/03/19/introductions-old-ones/
After hearing from the other grantees, I am excited to be in such good company 🙂 Looking forward to seeing how all of the projects unfold and progress.