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Water is Life Push Pin Show Opening Reception

  • Poeh Cultural Center 78 Cities of Gold Road Santa Fe, NM, 87506 United States (map)

This exhibition marks the very first “Push Pin Show,” for the Poeh Cultural Center in honor of ongoing efforts of fellow water protectors at Standing Rock Sioux tribe encampments in Cannonball, North Dakota with participating artists of all medians expressing their creativity of their interpretations of water is life through two dimensional art. Organized by the Poeh Cultural Center Staff, the exhibit will feature works created within the criteria’s of a pushpin hung art in order to establish an appealing montage of art defining “water is life” and to bring awareness of the continuous battle against the Dakota Access Pipeline. The exhibit will also reflect the Pueblo of Pojoaque’s strong support for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s opposition to the DAPL, the Pueblo is committed to ensuring access to clean water and air, protecting land, scared sites and burial grounds according to the Pueblo of Pojoaque Tribal Council Resolution 2016-183 passed in September of 2016.

A free-to-attend public opening reception will begin Friday, February 24th from 5pm to 8pm, and the public is invited to attend a story-telling session from 7pm-8pm. The story-telling will feature fellow Tribal members from the Pueblo of Pojoaque sharing traditional stories of the significances of water.

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