DULUTH MN – Wednesday, October 3 -- Honor the Earth invites the Twin Ports community to the Feast of Indigenous Art and Indigenous People on Saturday, October 13th, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Peace United Church of Christ in Duluth MN.
This light feast will feature sculptor Charles Rencountre and (Lower Brule Sioux Nation-Kul Wicasa Oyate) with Alicia Rencountre-Da Silva (Mestiza and Muisca) and a discussion about their sculpture project, "NOT AFRAID TO LOOK" - Making Art that Speaks Truth to Power (read the project)
The original “Not Afraid to Look” monument at Standing Rock was created to speak truth to power in places that needed it. The sculptor, Charles Rencountre says the piece was
“gifted through a lot of grit, long days and goodwill-- by myself as the sculptor and by the communities who knew it was important to build to face the Energy Transfer Partners pipeline that crossed the Missouri River directly above the Standing Rock Sioux Nation. That nation is part of my Oceti Sakowin--The Seven Council Fires (Great Sioux Nation of the Lakota, Nakota, and Dakota)--...