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Arts of the American West

Leslie Hindman Auctioneers - Denver, CO

Friday, November 9 | 12pm MT
Saturday, November 10 | 10am MT

Exhibition Times:
Saturday, November 3 | 10am – 3pm
Monday, November 5 | 10am – 5pm
Tuesday, November 6 | 10am – 5pm
Wednesday, November 7 | 10am – 5pm
Thursday, November 8 | 10am – 5pm
Friday, November 9 | 10am – 12pm

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Indian Market - Native American Artist Group Show

Ongoing Exhibition - Ends Aug 31

Sorrel Sky Gallery - Santa Fe
Opening reception: Aug 16, 2018  •  5-7:30pm
Show runs through August 31

During Santa Fe Indian Market, Sorrel Sky will host a Native American Group Show featuring the gallery’s Native American artists. Among the artists featured will be Ben Nighthorse, Ray Tracey and Kevin Red Star, along with many others.

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Apsaalooke Lodges featuring Kevin Red Star

Ongoing Exhibition - Ends July 31

Sorrel Sky Gallery - Santa Fe
Opening reception: July 6, 2018  •  5-7:30pm

Known and honored throughout Native America for the authenticity of his art, Kevin Red Star presents a new body of work. Drawing from his Crow Indian culture, he seamlessly blends historical details and contemporary composition.

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We’wha & the Two Spirit Tradition in Native Society

Zuni dough bowl, circa 1880, 15” diameter, attributed to We’wha (1849- 1896)

Crow dancer in Elk Tooth Dress, 2016, mixed media on vellum, 10 x 8 inches. Artist: Mona Medicine Crow (Crow)

Ongoing Exhibition - Ends July 14

John Molloy Gallery - New York, NY
June 14 - July 14, 2018

John Molloy Gallery is pleased to present We’wha & the Two Spirit Tradition in Native Society, an exhibition and sale of antique work by We’wha and Arroh-ah-och, two Native American 19th century two spirit artists as well as contemporary work by Mona Medicine Crow (Crow), Thomas Huakaas (Lakota), Sheldon Raymore (Lakota, Cheyenne River Sioux) and Lokowi-he-ne (Mohawk).

The two spirit tradition refers to a traditional role in Native America of people who did not relate fully to the binary  genders of male & female, of people who identified as having the spirit of both genders. While the terminology varied from tribe to tribe, the ethos of acceptance permeated all the groups and often granted these individuals special status.

The great media theorist, Marshall McLuhan, speculated that the electronic culture would re-tribalize Western society.  His observations, now made more than fifty years ago, are becoming actualized in our communities via acceptance of same-sex marriage and gender neutral bathrooms, gradually bringing us towards the communal attitudes on gender issues that Native American culture made manifest more than 100 years ago. 

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