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Four Minnesota American Indian artists win regional fellowships


Four Minnesota American Indian artists have won fellowships from the Native Arts and Cultures Foundation based in Vancouver, Washington. The fellowships include awards of up to $20,000 each from the Margaret A. Cargill Foundation based in Eden Prairie.

TheMinnesota winners are expressionist painter Jim Denomie who lives near Franconia, Mn and is of Annishinabe-Lac Courte Oreilles heritage; Pat Kruse, a maker of traditional birch-bark objects who lives in Onamia and is affiliated with the Red Cliff band of Chippewa and the Mille Lacs band of Ojibwe; and two artists from the Twin Cities: abstract painter Dyani White Hawk of the Sicangu Lakota (Rosebud Sioux) and textile artist Maggie Thompson, a Fond du Lac Ojibwe.


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